End of year celebrations The ecologist town hall of Bordeaux intends to reconcile illuminations and energy savings
The Christmas market of the allées de Tourny is inaugurated in Bordeaux this Friday, November 25 at 7 p.m. — eldemir
- The city of Bordeaux details its efforts to save energy as part of the organization of the end-of-year celebrations.
- The illumination period has been reduced to three weeks from five in previous years.
- The luminous odyssey, organized at Parc Bordelais, also announces that it will produce its own electricity on the site.
Just one month before Christmas, the city of Bordeaux, led by the ecologist mayor Pierre Hurmic, has put forward its initiatives to limit energy expenditure and the associated bills. Due to the energy crisis, local authorities are trying to control their budgets without spoiling the holidays. This year, the lighting period for the Bordeaux illuminations is reduced to three weeks compared to five in 2021: from December 9 to January 2. And they will be extinguished at any time. 1am.
The famous glass fir tree, which had given rise to fairly mixed reactions when it was first installed in 2021, will take pride of place in Place Pey-Berland for the same restricted period as the illuminations. This local creation by designer Arnaud Lapierre is “composed of glass panels made in France. handmade and made from recycled steel, is an artistic, sustainable and sober vision of the Christmas tree, with a low carbon impact,” recall the city.
The luminous Odyssey autonomous in electricity
To illuminate the city, 750 LED light sets at 120 sites are being installed at 120 sites. They represent a consumption of approximately 5,500 kWh in total. to Bordeaux either, despite the rise in the price of kWh, 1,600 euros of electricity; for three weeks, i.e. 400 euros less than in 2021 thanks to; reducing the duration of lighting. Devices prior to 2020 (date of Pierre Hurmic’s election) consumed 5,000 euros of electricity. These decors are also made in France. from a recyclable biosourced material, which makes it possible to do without plastic.
Until January 2, the luminous Odyssey proposed by the company. 1001 lights of the Bouglione family is back at Parc Bordelais. This new edition around 30 thematic paintings depicts animals and their legends. They come to life at; at nightfall, thanks to 400 giant luminous lanterns made in France, in recycled silk. The event will produce all the electricity. they need on site, without using the public network, thanks to the use of biomass, at 14 photovoltaic panels and two generators powered by frying oil.