City of Albuquerque to convert 19,000 street lights to LED
promising a “better, brighter” solution to its problem with old street lights. Albuquerque Mayor Richard J. Berry announced plans Tuesday for a new project to better illuminate the city’s streets. Mayor Berry said converting thousands of street lights to energy efficient LED lights is the answer to a lot of problems. “I think more of the city neighborhoods need to be lit up more,” said Alfonso Martinez, a long-time Albuquerque resident.