SOLON -- A Solon company has been awarded a federal contract to develop energy efficient lighting for the United States Navy.
U.S. Rep. Steve LaTourette (R-OH) announced the $23 million contract for Energy Focus Inc.
The Navy says the contract was competitively awarded based on the best bid.
The company will upgrade current lighting systems with as part of the Navy's green initiative.
A written release from LaTourette's office says the first delivery of the new energy efficient lighting should be delivered by December 1.