2014-03-24

Los Angeles Dodgers Use LED Lights to Combat Jetlag & Enhance Performance

When the Los Angeles Dodgers play the first two games of the 2014 MLB regular season against the Arizona Diamondbacks in Sydney, Australia, the players will be aided by some of the same technology and expertise that NASA relies upon for its astronauts.
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2013-04-23

LSG , Rebuilding Together® to Make Donation with LED Lamps

Lighting Science Group Corporation®  announced that in honor of Earth Day 2013, it has partnered with Rebuilding Together®, a national non-profit charity, to support the organization's rebuilding of homes that were affected by Hurricane Sandy. With the purchase of the newly released "Edison-inspired" Definity™ A19 LED lamp from Lighting Science, the company will donate an LED lamp to Rebuilding Together. The lamps for purchase in the program include the Definity Omni-directional A19 40-watt equivalent LED lamp, the Definity ...
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2012-12-11

LSG Files 71 New Patents in 2012

Lighting Science Group has been awarded 26 new U.S. patents by the United States Patent and Trademark Office for 2012. It also reports another 20 patent applications that are expected to be issued in the next few months. A total of 71 new U.S. patent applications were filed by Lighting Science in 2012, reflecting the robust innovative research and product development occurring at the company.   "We are extremely proud of our R&D team and their commitment to developing technology for the future," said Fred Maxik, chief technology officer. "...
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2012-11-29

Lighting Science Group Joined again with Atlanta Botanical Garden Partner for "Garden Lights, Holiday Nights" Event

Lighting Science Group has partnered again with the Atlanta Botanical Garden's seasonal lighting exhibit, "Garden Lights, Holiday Nights," which features green both as a primary festival color and as an operating energy principle. Over 1.5 million lights have transformed the garden grounds into an illuminated wonderland including a Lighting Science LED original installation on the Great Lawn, which serves as the display's finale. Dazzling topiary forms of differentiating sizes and changing hues are choreographed as spectacular dancing lights to timeles...
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2012-11-20

Lighting Science Group Ranked No. 95 on Deloitte's 2012 Technology Fast 500™

Lighting Science Group Corporation has ranked No. 95 on Deloitte's 2012 Technology Fast 500™, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies in North America. Lighting Science grew 1,214 percent during this period. "The companies on the Fast 500 list are among those that have demonstrated remarkable innovation, creativity and business savvy," said Bill Ribaudo, partner, Deloitte & Touche LLP and national TMT leader for audit and enterprise risk services (AERS). &qu...
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2012-10-03

Lighting Science Group Lights First "Net Zero" Visitor Center In U.S. National Park System

LSG's Made-in-America Bulbs Promote Energy Efficiency in the Heart of the Santa Monica Mountains Lighting Science Group (OTCBB: LSCG), one of the world's leading LED lighting companies, today announced its collaboration with the National Park Service (NPS) to open a "net zero" visitor center in Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area (SMMNRA), the first of its kind in the nearly 400 parks that make up the NPS system. Named for the congressman who introduced legislation to create SMMNRA in 1978, the Anthony ...
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2012-09-27

Lighting Science Group Realigns Its Manufacturing Operations To Meet Growing Demand For LED Lighting

-- Company Partners With Jabil for Mass Production of its Mainstream LED Lighting; Increases Investment In Its U.S. Manufacturing Facility For Large-Scale, Custom Projects and Infrastructure and Roadway Product Lines -- Realignment Reflects Focus on Core Strengths of Innovation, Product Development and Market Development; Underscores Commitment to Improving Financial Performance Lighting Science Group Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: LSCG), one of the world's leading LED lighting manufacturers, today announced that it is real...
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2012-09-26

Lighting Science Group Concludes Final Tranche of $168 Million Equity Raise

Company Closes on $49 Million Equity Investment by World-Class Institutional Investors Expected to Allow Company to Meet Growing Product Demand, Maintain Market Leadership Position and Accelerate its Drive to Profitability Lighting Science Group Corporation announced that it has closed on $49 million in preferred stock financing, representing the final tranche of the $168 million equity financing first announced by the Company on May 29, 2012 and surpassing the financing commitments disclosed at that time. The latest funding tranche was provided by Zou...
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2012-05-30

Lighting Science Group Completes Final Round of $140 Million Raise of Equity Funding and Commitments

Riverwood Capital Leads New Round of Funding for One of the World's Leading Makers of LED Lighting Products to Help it Meet Growing Product Demand Lighting Science Group Corporation,announced that it has completed the final round in a series of private placements totaling approximately $140 million in equity funding and commitments, of which approximately $88 million is new equity funding and commitments and approximately $52 million represents the conversion of certain bridge financings occurring since the fourth quarter of 2011. The proceeds from the new ...
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2012-05-25

Lighting Science Group's Board of Directors Announces Appointment of Steve Marton as Interim CEO Following Resignation of James Haworth

Lighting Science Group Corporation has announced to appoint Steve Marton as its interim Chief Executive Officer following the resignation of CEO and Chairman James Haworth on May 18, 2012. The Board also announced that it has retained an executive search firm to help identify and secure a permanent CEO. Mr. Marton has served as a Senior Operating Partner at Pegasus Capital Advisors, L.P. since April 2008 and has been actively involved in Lighting Science Group’s operations, in a consulting capacity, since February 2012. He has spent over 20 ye...
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2012-05-15

Lighting Science Group Lights Up Washington D.C. With Ultra-Efficient LED Street Lights

Company Joins Mayor Vincent Gray for the Installation of the 1,360 Street Lights Marking the End of First Phase of Project Lighting Science Group (OTCBB: LSCG), one of the world's leading LED lighting companies, today joined Washington, D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray and officials from the District Department of Transportation (DDOT) and the Department of the Environment (DDOE) to celebrate the completion of the first phase of the relighting project that will save the city tens of thousands of dollars each year in energy costs. Part of the ...
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2012-05-10

Lighting Science Group Redefines Architainment Lighting With PriZmaline LED Fixtures

Bringing imagination to life through the medium of light, Lighting Science Group launched three new color changing architainment lighting products—PriZmaline™ Cove, Graze and Z Series. These new fixtures will help translate the visions of lighting designers, architects and artists alike into standout structures. "With PriZmaline, the creator's imagination is the only limit to how distinctive or avant-garde an installation can be," said Jim Haworth, chairman and chief executive officer of Lighting Science Group. "These products will act...
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2012-05-08

Lighting Science Group to Appoint K.R. (Kaj) den Daas as Company's Board of Directors

Lighting Science Group, announced that former chairman of Philips North America K.R. (Kaj) den Daas, will be joining Company's board of directors. From 1977 to 2010, Mr. den Daas served in various capacities with Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.V., including: from 2006 to 2009, as Chairman of Philips Lighting North America and CEO of BU Professional Luminaires North America; from 2003 to 2006, as COO of BG Lamps and Executive Vice-President of Philips Lighting B.V.; and from 1999 to 2003, as CEO of Philips' Business Unit - Lam...
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2012-04-27

Lighting Science Group Launches Ultra-efficient LED RoadMaster(TM) Street Light; Reaches Cost Parity With Traditional Street Lights

LED Street Light Now Being Installed in Puerto Rico Leading the global shift towards sustainable LED lighting solutions, Lighting Science Group announced the launch of its high performance and feature-rich RoadMaster(TM) street light. Currently being installed throughout Puerto Rico, the Company's new street light provides a reduction in energy costs during its extended operating life, helping governments and communities avoid soaring energy and maintenance costs associated with traditional high pressure sodium (HPS) street lights. Priced at a fraction of...
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2012-04-18

Lighting Science Group Launches World's Most Efficient LED MR16 50-Watt Equivalent Bulb

New Bulb Joins the Company's Wide Selection of High Quality LED Products Lighting Science Group, the world's premier LED lighting manufacturer, announced today the production launch of a revolutionary high output 8-watt LED MR16 bulb that is a direct replacement for traditional MR16 50-watt halogen bulbs. Suited to a variety of applications that require directional lighting--such as track lighting, recessed ceiling lights, desk lamps, pendant fixtures and retail display lighting--the DEFINITY(TM) MR16 HO LED bulb will be the first of its ...
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2012-03-01

Lighting Science Group Releases New Smaller Glimpse Downlight

Newly, Lighting Science Group has released a 4" version of its revolutionary Glimpse™ LED downlight. Mimicking the lumen (light) output of a 50 watt incandescent or halogen bulb in a downlight, the 9.5 watt Glimpse maintains the same top-tier performance that has come to differentiate the company's LED products from competitors like Cree, Philips and GE, while offering an improved, innovative thermal design that reduces the amount of raw materials needed for assembly by up to 70 percent. Available in both a 4" and 6" form, the Glimpse's l...
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2012-02-17

Lighting Science Group’s LED Street Lights Helps Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin Go Green

Lighting Science Group has supported Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin, for LED Street Lights installation. Lighting Science Group's PROLIFIC Series DBR and LSR4 street lights, complete with wildlife guards, were used to light of the streets of Pleasant Prairie. The DBR luminaires are compatible with smart grid services, remote monitoring capabilities, dimming, midnight dimming, and occupancy sensors; while the LSR4 fixtures offer a full cutoff optic that meets dark sky requirements. The Company's PROLIFIC Series street lights are the ...
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2012-01-31

Lighting Science Group Becomes North American Largest LED Lights Producer

Lighting Science Group has become No. 1 LED light bulb producer in North America with its lines of top-quality fixtures throughout the past few years. In 2011, the company announced that it had sold 4.5 million light bulbs. This 450 percent increase from its 2010 sales now make it the largest producer of LED lights in North America. Jim Haworth, chairman and chief executive officer of Lighting Science Group, said that "As we celebrate 2011's achievements, we also look ahead to our anticipated opening of a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in India,...
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2012-01-16

Lighting Science Group Appoints Former U.S. Department of Energy Communications Chief Andrew Beck

Beck Joins the Company as Chief Communications Officer Lighting Science Group Corporation (OTCBB: LSCG), one of the world's leading LED lighting manufacturers, announced today that it has hired Andrew "Andy" Beck to serve as chief communications officer. A former director of public affairs at the U.S. Department of Energy, Beck will oversee all aspects of the Company's communications—both internal and external—and advise the senior executive team on government affairs, investor relations and issues management.  He will rep...
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2011-12-16

Lighting Science Group Designs LED Winter Wonderland for the Atlanta Botanical Garden

Lighting Science Group (OTCBB: LSCG), one of the world's leading LED lighting manufacturers, announced today the completion of an Atlanta Botanical Garden's seasonal light exhibit, 'Garden Lights, Holiday Nights,' which features green both as a primary festival color and as an operating energy principle. Nearly one million lights have transformed the garden grounds into a veritable winter wonderland, but Lighting Science Group's computer-animated LED installation on the Great Lawn serves as the display's undisputed flagship finale. Dazz...
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2011-12-07

Lighting Science Group's Ultra-efficient LED Bulbs Light-up New Dallas Arboretum Grounds

Lighting Science Group announced today that the company's LED bulbs have been used to light the Dallas Arboretum's newly christened Nancy Rutchik Red Maple Rill. The 2 acre rill features a collection of over 80 varieties of 200 signature Japanese Maples along the periphery of a circulating brook and winding pedestrian pathway. As opposed to R40 175W mercury vapor lamps that would have required ballast boxes to be mounted to trees, Lighting Science Group worked with Unique Lighting of Texas to illuminate the area with its ultra-efficient PAR30 LED bulbs....
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2011-11-14

Lighting Science Group LEDs Support for FIRST® Youth Science and Technology Enrichment Programs

Lighting Science Group has signed an agreement on reselling the company’s A19 LED bulbs with FIRST® (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology), a not-for-profit public charity founded by inventor Dean Kamen, strives to cultivate young people’s interest and participation in science, technology, engineering and math. The agreement encourages FIRST middle school and high-school students to sell LED bulbs, produced by Lighting Science Group, in their home communities. A modern-day twist on traditional fundraising methods, the...
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2011-11-11

Lighting Science Group Launches Its BayLight(TM) LED High Bay Fixture

Lighting Science Group has launched its BayLight(TM) LED high bay fixture. The new BayLight(TM) LED high bay fixture uses 35% less electricity, has a longer operating life and requires less maintenance than conventional HID high bay fixtures. Careful thermal management of the overall system and drivers gives the BayLight a L70 rated life of over 60,000 hours at 40 degrees C and over 100,000 hours at 25 degrees C. With an IP66 Rating for the LED panel, the BayLight is certified for damp location. Furthermore, the BayLight contains no mercury or lead...
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2011-11-04

The White House Honors Lighting Science Group Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Recognized as a National "Champion of Change"

Lighting Science Group Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Jim Haworth has received a award of a national "Champion of Change" from The White House for his efforts to steer the country towards a more environmentally and economically sustainable future. The honor was bestowed as part of President Obama's "Winning the Future" initiative that celebrates ordinary Americans accomplishing extraordinary feats to out-innovate, out-educate, and out-build the rest of the world. U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu,said "The cleanest energy is ...
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2011-10-08

Houston Art Museum Lit up by Toshiba LED Bulbs

Recently,Toshiba International Corporation’s LED Lighting Systems Division has placed 150 of its A19 lamps in the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. These LED Bulbs are installed in the museum’s Pre-Columbian Gallery and the exterior and lobby of its Caroline Wiess Law building. According to the company, A19 lamps can reduce energy consumption by as much as 85 percent compared to traditional bulbs. The museum expects to install more lamps in Cullinan Hall in October and the Japan Gallery next year. Plus, Sprouts Farmers Market is also...
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2011-09-30

Lighting Science Group Helps Sprouts Farmers Market Go Green With Ultra-Efficient LED Lighting

Incorporating its company mission to help Americans lead healthier and longer lives, all while spending considerably less, the newest Sprouts Farmers Market location (Lakewood, California) will install Lighting Science Group's high-performance and ultra-efficient LED bulbs to illuminate a 90-foot wall mural. Lighting Science Group's LED bulbs will replace uneconomical 70W ceramic metal halide (CMH) bulbs, reducing the mural's wattage by 279 watts for a total electrical savings of 40% and an additional 12% in HVAC savings. "Sprouts Farmers Mar...
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2011-09-22

U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2011 Houses Chose Lighting Science Group's LED Bulbs Light

Report releases that Lighting Science Group has supplied LED bulbs for over a quarter of the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2011 houses.   Parsons The New School for Design and Stevens Institute of Technology, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Old Dominion University and Hampton University, Middlebury College, The Southern California Institute of Architecture and California Institute of Technology, and Florida International University have spent nearly two years creating houses that blend affordability, consumer appea...
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2011-09-20

LSG to Supply LED lighting for BSES Rajdhani

Sources inform that Lighting Science Group (LSG) will cooperate with BSES Rajdhani Power in the area of LED lighting. Both LSG and power distribution company BSES Rajdhani have entered into an agreement for the collaboration, where the two entities would "explore avenues to demonstrate and promote energy efficiency using the next generation LED lighting". According to BSES Rajdhani CEO Gopal Saxena said in a statement, scope of the association would also involve conducting field trials of various LED based lighting options, such as ma...
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2011-08-30

Lighting Science Group and Dixon Technologies Jointly Releses New LED Bulb Priced under $15

Lighting Science Group and  electronics products manufacturer Dixon Technologies India Pvt. Ltd, have jointly to announce the world’s first sub-$15 omnidirectional 60-watt equivalent A19 LED bulb. According to the two companies, the new product that will be available in India by the end of the year and will be sold worldwide by Lighting Science Group early next year. The bulb is the first in a series of products being jointly manufactured and distributed by the two companies. The full line of products will include street lights, outdoor and industrial ligh...
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2011-07-11

Lighting Science Group Celebrates the Production of Two Million LED Light Bulbs

Recently, Lighting Science Group, has celebrated a production milestone with the production of a total two million LED light bulbs. Management’s looking ahead with optimism, evidenced by a doubling of its workforce to 400 in 2010. In addition, the company also has developed a partnership with Dixon Technologies which grants the latter exclusive rights to distribute LSG’s products in India. Jim Haworth, LSG’s CEO,announced that “Our entry into China earlier in the year and now India is an indication of what’s to come for Lighting Sc...
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Today Philips Lumileds launches its proprietary CrispWhite Technology, yet another quality of light breakthrough in its portfolio, making whites appear vivid and bright while colors appear saturated. LUXEON CoB arrays with CrispWhite Technolog... READ MORE

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