2016-11-10

Sunderland in UK Initiates Large Streetlight Project

More than 23,000 sodium streetlights will be replaced with LEDs in a large streetlight project rolled out in Sunderland city in UK. 
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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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2016-05-30

Pakistan Government to Include LED Lights in 2016-2017 Budget

The Pakistani government might include financial incentives for LED lights and solar panels in its annual federal budget 2016-2017, as the government aims to slash energy consumption while turning to alternative energy sources, according to a report by local media Business Recorder.
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2016-03-28

Consumers in Maharashtra District in India Offered Few LED Bulb Payment Options

Indian consumers from Nashik, a northern district of Maharashtra State, were given only one option to pay for LED bulbs—cash only, reported The Times of India.
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2016-03-21

The Progress of Three LED Streetlight Projects in India

If you have been following LEDinside news, India has been a booming market for massive streetlight retrofit projects over the last two years. Progress of LED streetlight projects in the region have been mixed, with some states and municipalities successfully implementing plans, and others lagging behind due to political, financial or technical difficulties. 
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2016-03-04

Seguin City Officials in Texas Approve Installation of LED Lights Downtown

In a vote 7-1, city officials of Seguin in Texas, U.S. approved the purchase of LED lights to be installed in the downtown area, and agreed to year-round illumination before sunset till 10:00 PM, reported Seguin Gazzette.
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2016-02-01

Canadian Municipalities to Spend CA$13 M on LED Streetlight Retrofits

Several Canadian municipalities are planning to invest CA $13 million (US $9.29 million) to replace 42,000 streetlights this year, reportedMetroland News.
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2015-10-30

DOE Announces New SSL R&D Funding Opportunity

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced a solid-state lighting (SSL) R&D funding opportunity on October 29, 2015. Under this funding opportunity (DE-FOA-0001364, “Solid-State Lighting Advanced Technology R&D—2016”), a total of up to $10.5 million in funding is directed toward all three existing DOE SSL R&D program areas: 
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2015-10-21

Bracknell Forest in UK Proposes Major Streetlight Replacement Program

Council leaders will consider proposals to install energy saving LED lamps in all Bracknell Forest street lights within three years.
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2015-05-07

Edison Opto and Epistar Join Hands to Win Large LED Bulb Order in India

Edison Opto and Epistar have jointly won a 10 million LED bulb Indian government contract valuing NT $300 million (US $9.77 million), according to an UDN report.
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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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