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KSA: SASO 2970:2019 on street lighting energy efficiency in force from 2020

August 2019 - Relevant for: ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONICS

On March of 2019, Saudi Arabian Standards, Metrology and Quality Organization (SASO) has approved and adopted the standard of SASO 2927:2019 which is mandatory standard for energy efficiency functionality and labelling requirements for lighting products – Part 3 : street lighting.

This standard covers requirements for street and road lighting applications:

  • Classification of street/road lighting - three types of lighting classification (M, C and P)
  • Tunnel lighting - daylight and nightlight for tunnels
  • Technical requirements of lighting products.

This standard will be implemented from 19 January 2020 (6 months after its publication in the official gazette).

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