Light-SaberT8 is a smart and energy efficient street lamp fixture that saves energy and offers best light utilization for general street lighting in urban and rural areas. The major roads in rural villages or the residential inroads or bylanes in urban areas can be well lit by this lamp. With an average input power consumption of 25W, and near unity Power factor, the lamp offers a maximum light output of 2950 lumens, during the peak intensity periods. The LightSaberT8 luminaire is designed around the 4 feet long 36 Watt T8 fluorescent tube. It is a mis-conception that T8 lamps are less efficient than the T5 lamps. One may note that while the 28W T5 delivers 2350 lumens, the 36W T8 delivers 2950 lumens.