2016-09-14

Fremont in California to Convert 14,000 Streetlights to LEDs

Fremont, a city located in California, U.S. will be replacing 14,000 streetlights with LEDs in the next few months, as a citywide effort to slash energy costs and make streets safer for pedestrians at night, reported East Bay Times.
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2016-04-18

LEDs Take Center Stage at InT’l Workshop on Energy Efficient Lighting in India

Policymakers, business leaders and financiers agreed that the global transition to energy efficient lighting solutions such as LEDs is an unprecedented opportunity, at a global event which took place in Vijayawada in the state of Andhra Pradesh, India, on April 7-8.
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2016-02-25

Residents in North Carolina Capital Request Dimmer and Warmer Colored LED Lights

Crisp white LED streetlights rolled out by European and American cities have not always been welcomed by local residents, many have complained about its strong glare and unforgivingly powerful light beams streaming through windows that have been compared to transforming living rooms into football fields by upset residents.
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2016-02-01

Capital of Bangladesh to be lit with LEDs by End of 2016

Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh in India plans to replace traditional streetlights comprising of sodium, fluorescent and CFLs with LEDs, reported Dhaka Tribune.
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2016-01-27

A Michigan City Rolls out LED Streetlight Upgrade Project

Saignaw, a city located in Michigan, U.S. has started to replace 6,400 city streetlights with LEDs, which is estimated to cost the city $ 1.8 million, reported MLive.
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2015-12-29

Fairborn City in Ohio to Upgrade to LED Streetlights

The City of Fairborn located in Ohio, U.S. has signed a deal with Miami Valley Lighting to operate and maintain streetlights, after the council approved the plan Monday.
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2015-12-28

LED Streetlight Upgrade Project Flops in The Orange City of India

Renowned for its famous oranges, Nagpur, a city in India is struggling to install the targeted volume of LED streetlights, according to The Times of India.
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2015-12-18

Connecticut Town to Convert 2,358 Streetlights to LED

Town council members from Berlin located in Connecticut, U.S. has approved a US $ 1.48 million contract to swap 2,538 streetlights with LEDs , reported Hartford Courant.
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2015-10-22

Saignaw City in Michigan Borrows US $5.2M for LED Lighting Project and Equipment Purchases

Saignow City in Michigan, U.S. has borrowed US $5.2 million for city projects including vehicle and LED streetlight upgrade project, according to a MLive report.
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2015-10-22

Canadian Town Rolls Out LED Streetlight Upgrade

The Town of Lincoln is partnering with Realterm Energy through the Association of Municipalities of Ontariol/Local Area Services for the conversion of the Town's streetlights to new LED technology.
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2015-10-19

Xcel Energy Proposes Large Scale Streetlight Replacement Project in Minnesota

Xcel Energy proposed a plan to replace about 100,000 company-owned streetlights with new energy efficient LED lighting. If approved by the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission, the plan would help communities reduce their streetlight energy use by about half.
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2015-09-25

The Climate Group Urges Governments to Swap City Streetlights to LEDs by 2025

Today, The Climate Group, which is hosting its annual Climate Week NYC, called on every single city and utility around the world to schedule the switch of their street lighting to LED by 2025 and launched its new major global campaign LED = Lower Emissions Delivered, to encourage local governments, cities and utilities to embrace the carbon and cost benefits of switching to LED.
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2015-03-19

Siemens Beats Philips in Bid for New Hampshire City Streetlight Project

Aldermen of Manchester city in New Hampshire, U.S. have chosen Siemens traditional LED streetlights over Philips smart streetlights, reported local media the New Hampshire Union Leader.
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2015-03-12

Indian LED Manufacturers Urge for Tax Reforms

Several Indian LED manufacturers have asked the country’s government to consider implementing tax reforms to make it easier for companies to conduct business across different India states, reported The Hindu.
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2015-02-02

DMEA Installs LED Lights on a Busy Street in Colorado City

Featured on both the KJCT8 News and KKCO NBC 11 News, DMEA (Delta-Montrose Electric Association) recently installed LED lighting on a busy Montrose corridor to pilot an upcoming program. In total, 32 LED lights were installed along the San Juan Bypass in between a section of older street lamps. Drivers and motorists driving through this section of road can see the clear transition from the older dim yellow lights to the new bright white LED lights. During this pilot program, DMEA is trying to solicit feedback from the public who drive on these streets everyday.
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2014-06-23

Phoenix Saves Nearly US $10K Annually After LED Streetlight Conversion

The roads throughout the city of Phoenix are being lit more efficiently through a more than 95,000-fixture conversion to LED street lighting---a move expected to save the Valley of the Sun upward of US $100,000 each year.
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Cree announces the commercial availability of the XLamp® XD16 LED, the industry’s first Extreme Density LED, which delivers up to 5 ½ times higher lumen density than Cree’s previous generation of high power LEDs.

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LG Innotek today announced that the company has developed the world's first 100mW (mill watts) UV-C LED. This development is 2 years ahead of the industry forecast that predicted its development would be successful by 2020.

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