Stadium lit by LED lights

Stadium lit by LED lightsFans flocking to the scene of a major sporting event will find the venue illuminated thanks to a new initiative.

Those travelling to Florida's Raymond James stadium in Tampa to catch the Super Bowl will see an array of light-emitting diodes (LEDs) shining in the nights prior to the big kick off.

LED Source is behind the dazzling spectacle, having providing 70 of the state-of-the-art Philips ColorReach bulbs to be used on the outside of the arena.

The lights can project for around 500 feet, using 22,000 watts in total, and have been mounted to the back 30 rows of the stadium.

According to the providing firm, it would usually require more than 100,000 watts to produce such a light show, adding this displays the National Football League's commitment to becoming greener.

The Super Bowl is the most watched televised event in the US and this weekend's clash sees the Pittsburgh Steelers take on the Arizona Cardinals.

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