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IPL recognizes that outdoor lighting can represent safety, convenience and value, and we are committed to providing solutions that enhance the safety and quality of life to our customers, neighborhoods and homeowners.

Keep the Lights On

Maintaining nearly 90,000 of IPL’s street lights is a big task that we can’t do alone. You can help IPL Keep the Lights On by reporting broken, burnt out or damaged street lights by calling our Lights Out, Day or Night number at 317.261.8111 or by filling out a form online.

Lighting Services

IPL’s private lighting service includes the electrical design, installation of poles and fixtures, and providing electricity and routine maintenance. Our lights also include automatic photoelectric controls, which turn the light off and on at dawn and dusk. For a free consultation and estimation services, call 317.261.8653 or send an email to

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Lighting Options

Cobra Head Luminaire
cobra light In many cases, the Cobra Head Luminaire fixture can be installed on an existing utility pole. If no utility pole exists near your home, one can be installed by an IPL professional at an additional cost. The Cobra Head Luminaire is available with a variety of arm lengths and pole sizes. The amber high pressure sodium (HPS) fixture comes in 100, 150, 250 and 400 watts.
2 flood wood 2 Floodlights provide specific directional lighting on buildings, driveways and parking areas. They are available in 150, 250 and 400 watt high pressure sodium (amber).
Traditional Post Top Luminaire
saf lite trad The Traditional Post Top Luminaire is a unique replica of the old-fashioned lamp post that creates a nostalgic atmosphere.
Washington Post Top Luminaire
saf lite wash The Washington Post Top Luminaire offers a more formal style and elegance, and is available with either a fluted or a smooth column.
Light-Emitting Diode (LED) Luminaire Option
LED street lightIPL is seeking approval from the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (IURC) to offer light-emitting diode (LED) street light technology.

IPL and City of Indianapolis LED Street Light Conversion Project

IPL and the City of Indianapolis have developed a plan in which IPL will retrofit more than 27,000 high pressure sodium (HPS) street lights to light-emitting diode (LED) technology thanks to a financial contribution from the City. The agreement provides for the largest LED street light conversion in Indiana and will benefit the City and its residents with reduced energy usage and longer fixture life. Learn more about how both IPL and the City are committed to embracing new technologies that benefit the quality of life for residents and long-term sustainability of the community.