UK Tomato Growers Maximize Yield Rates with LED Grow Lights

Philips Lighting, a global leader in lighting, today announced that the UK’s largest tomato grower, APS Salads and supermarket tomato supplier, Flavour Fresh Solfresh Group, have both completed their first 12 and 10 month growing cycles respectively using 100% Philips LED light. This marks a trend to move from hybrid lighting, combining LED and conventional high pressure sodium (HPS), to 100% horticultural LED lighting to improve yield and grow consistently tasty, fruit and vegetables all year round.
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NET LED Appointed as LG Sole Distributor of LED Low/High Bay Lights in UK

NET LED Lighting is delighted to announce it is the sole distributor of the LG LED Essentials Low/High Bay range to UK electrical wholesalers. These products expand the range of High Bays available through NET LED and promise to make energy savings simple for businesses with a simple plug-and-play control sensor.
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Aura Light Appoints New Regional Sales Manager in UK

Swedish lighting experts, Aura Light, welcomes Craig Herriott as its new Northern Regional Sales Manager, as the company continues to expand its UK operation.
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LIA Clarifies Misconceptions about Halogen Ban in UK

September 1st 2016, sees Stage 3 of the Energy Related Products Regulation 1194/2012 take effect.
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Bolton Council in UK Streetlight Refit Project on Schedule

More than half of Bolton’s street lamps have now switched over to new LED lighting - and work is on target to finish in 2018. Replacement work continues throughout the borough and almost 15,000 lights in 2,463 streets have been upgraded, since the rollout began in April last year. Approximately 26,000 lights on residential streets and main roads are being replaced with lower carbon LED lanterns.
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LIA Finding How Brexit Will Affect UK LED Industry

As Britain comes to terms with an EU referendum result which has far reaching implications for the economy and government, it is too early to predict the political landscape or the regulatory one which will shape our future and the impact it will have on our industry.
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Nichia Files a Patent Infringement Lawsuit against B&Q in the UK

On May 27, 2016, Nichia Corporation ("Nichia") filed a patent infringement lawsuit against B & Q PLC (“B&Q”), a UK-based DIY company, in the London High Court (Patents Court).
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Renfrewshire in UK Begins New LED Streetlights Installations

A major investment in new, hi-tech LED street lighting across Renfrewshire has got underway in Paisley.
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British Research Highlights Importance of Human Factor in LED Design

A report into the human responses to LED lighting solutions has concluded that the human reaction to light sources should be a primary factor in deciding to deploy them, not just efficiency or cost.
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UK Towns to Spend Millions in LED Streetlight Upgrade

Two towns Tiverton and Crediton located in UK will be among the first locations in Devon County to receive LED streetlight upgrades, reported The Gazette.
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LIA's New Laboratory to Debut In Early April

The facility is the culmination of many years’ of planning with lighting manufacturers, suppliers, retailers and wholesalers and will provide the industry with a cutting edge testing and certification service helping grow exports and improve product compliance.
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Stirling Council in UK Saves up with LED Streetlights

Stirling Council is set to save GBP 31 million (US$44.57 million) over the next 30 years by installing energy saving streetlights.
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Slough Borough in UK Converts 11,300 Streetlights with LEDs

A photocall on March 17, 2016 marked the start of a two-year project to replace all of the borough’s 11,300 street lamps with LED energy efficient ones.
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PSCo Becomes Samsung’s LED Solution Distributor in UK

PSCo are pleased to announce that they will be distributing Samsung’s much anticipated portfolio of LED in the UK and Ireland. PSCo have placed the first ever order for Samsung’s 1.5mm ultra fine pixel pitch LED as a demonstration unit for their Reading showroom, demonstrating their commitment to both Samsung and channel partners.
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Crosswater UK Showroom Illuminated by Soraa's LEDs

Soraa, the world leader in GaN on GaN™ LED technology, announced that its LED lamps have been installed at the new Crosswater UK showroom, one of the largest bathroom showrooms in Europe. Investing in a new headquarters with a beautifully-appointed showroom gallery in Dartford, Kent, Crosswater wanted lighting to enhance a memorable experience for visitors as they moved through the showroom to discover innovative bathroom designs and superior quality products available for today’s home design.
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Telensa Starts Installation of Smart LED Streetlight Control System Across Gloucestershire

Telensa, which provides end-to-end smart city solutions using its low power Ultra Narrow Band (UNB) wireless technology, has announced that work has begun on a major new deployment which will cover 55,000 LED streetlights over approximately 1,000 sq. miles across Gloucestershire, UK. The deployment, part of Gloucestershire County Council’s plan to replace existing sodium lights, is being led by Skanska, with LED luminaires from Urbis Schréder.  The new streetlights are wirelessly connected and controlled using Telensa’s PLANet Central Management System. 
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Illuminating UK Castle with New Lighting Technology

Earlier this fall, the world was introduced to the first Lewes Light Festival, a celebration of the first Festival of Light in the strong, creative community of Lewes, East Sussex, England. The small town and it’s beautiful, historical architecture were brilliantly transformed into a vibrant, bright beacon extending across the town’s landscape. This event welcomed and inspired visitors from around the world through the use of art, design, technology, and the environment.
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UK City Upgraded with LED Streetlights from Venture Lighting

Venture Lighting Europe has supplied to a number of street lighting projects throughout the UK as a cost-effective replacement of previous lamps. The company has seen many successful applications of its lamps across London with over 2000 of Venture’s street lighting solutions supplied, and another 1000 in Aberdeen.
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WhichLEDLight Bridges Gap between End Users and Manufacturers in UK

Founded in 2014, Which LED Light, is a website in UK that offers different brands LED bulb price comparison information to end consumers, designers, and installers. To ensure only good quality LED products are recommended on the website, only products that have been tested in International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (ILAC) certified labs are offered on the UK-based company website. The company’s Commercial Director Rory Wilding recently spoke to LEDinside about the company’s business model and how interested manufacturers can submit their products for review.
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GE Research: UK Public Sector Risks Locking-In Outdated Technology

Embracing new technology- New research by GE Lighting and the Carbon Trust finds that most UK public bodies have begun to adopt intelligent technologies, in order to drive social, economic and environmental benefits within their estates.
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LIA Supports UK ‘Switch the Lights’ campaign

The LIA has been working closely with the Green Construction Board and British Retail Consortium to develop a campaign aimed at encouraging independent and small to medium sized retailers to switch to LED lighting installations.
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UK Leicestershire County to Spend £25m on LED Streetlight Upgrade

Leicestershire County Council in UK has proposed to invest more than GRB 25 million (US $39.2 million) to convert the city’s outdated sodium lights to LED streetlights to cut energy bills, according to a BBC report.
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UK Burglars Steal LED Lit Jesus Portrait

LEDinside had reported theft of LED lights from cars to grow marijuana, but who would have thought religious icons lit by LED might be targeted as well?
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Xicato Expands Sales Team with New U.S. and UK Appointments

Xicato continued to expand its sales team and announced the addition of LED lighting specialists Charles Scheibler and Nick Gibbs to its sales team. Charles is based in the Kansas City Metropolitan Area and will serve Xicato’s customer base throughout the mid-west. Nick is based in the United Kingdom and will serve customers in the UK and Nordic region.
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Ayshire Council in Northern UK Approves £4.25m LEDs Streetlight Upgrade

The Ayshire Council located in Scotland, UK has recently approved a streetlight retrofit plan budget of £4.25 million (US $7.20 million) to replace the 13,500 streetlights in North Ayshire to LED within two years, according to an Irvine Times report.
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UK Households to Foot Supermarket LED Lights Installation Bills

Under a new UK energy department plan to cut UK power consumption, British households might be paying out millions of pounds in energy bills to provide supermarkets and airports with free LED lighting, according to a Telegraph report.
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LED Roadway and Silver Spring Networks Selected for Future City Glasgow Program in Scotland, UK

LED Roadway Lighting and its partner Silver Spring Networks, Inc., today announced they have been selected by Glasgow City Council to deliver the Intelligent Street Lighting requirements for their innovative Future City Demonstrator initiative. The project will leverage LED street lighting from LED Roadway Lighting's NXT range of luminaires and Silver Spring's IPv6-based smart city networking platform to integrate LED street lights, traffic cameras, and sensors into two adaptive lighting systems in the city center and along the River Clyde's "Clyde Walkway." The adaptive lighting systems will monitor vehicle, bicycle, and pedestrian traffic and dynamically dim and increase illumination accordingly, increasing energy efficiency, urban sustainability and improving citizen safety.
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Southampton to Install LED Floodlighting at St Mary Stadium Ahead of 2015 Season

The new lighting system will be in place for the coming campaign with the club moving in line with Premier League requirements for a higher level of light output. 
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UK Warrington Borough Council and Liverpool City Convert Streetlights to LED

The Warrington Borough Council and Liverpool City in UK have announced plans of upgrading current streetlights to LEDs respectively, according to various UK media reports.
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UK Citizens Continue to Wage War against LED Street Light Replacement Wave

LED street lights have not been welcomed with open arms by UK suburbanites. Yet another report by a UK based newspaper reports citizens protesting against LED street light installations in neighborhoods. 
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Hubbell Control Solutions has announced availability of the wiSTAR™ 0-10V Dimming LED relay module. The module, and other additions to wiSTAR line of self-powered wireless controls, features EnOcean technology. Hubbell Control Solutions ... READ MORE