A plan to increase the energy efficiency of Temecula homes flopped, so the city is taking the funding and putting it toward a street light project.
The Temecula voted Tuesday at the to move the money from the Residential Energy Efficiency Loan Project into the fund for a plan that will replace lights at 240 intersections with high-pressure sodium lighting technology, which is more efficient than the ones there now, according to city documents.
To read the document, click on the PDF file above.
The original plan would have given Temecula residents loans to improve the energy efficiency of their homes, according to the document.
"There has been little interest in the program, and of those residents that have expressed an interest, they have not been able to quality for funding under the terms of the program," states the document.
A total of $304,973 was moved into the lighting project's fund.