2017-09-07

OmniMax™ LED Retrofit DLC Qualified, Trial Offer Extended

LED lighting manufacturer Evluma announces that its OmniMax LED retrofit lamp is now DLC (DesignLight Consortium) qualified and is listed on the DLC QPL (Qualified Products List). The DLC promotes high-quality, energy-efficient lighting. Utilities, lighting designers, and federal, state, and local entities depend on the DLC to help them identify quality products. 
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2017-07-19

Feit Electric Announces Availability of IntelliBulb LED Lighting Solutions

Feit Electric, a leading global lighting manufacturer and pioneer in energy efficient lighting, announced the availability of its IntelliBulb LED energy-saving lighting solutions with effortless customization and problem-solving capabilities.
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2017-04-19

The LED Bulb Expert Garners Huge Success on 121st Canton Fair

Shanghai Wellmax Lighting Industry (WELLMAX) concluded another successful chapter today at the 2017 Canton Fair with high appraisal from both exhibitors and buyers. Held from April 15-19 at the China Import and Export Fair Complex in Guangzhou, the Canton Fair attracted over 200,000 buyers from 210 countries and regions. The exhibited products showcased by over 60,000 booths range from electrical products to varieties of light sources.
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2016-12-14

Maharashtra Ranks Second in LED Bulb Distribution in India

Maharashtra state in India became the second largest distributor of LED bulbs in the nation-wide campaign to slash energy consumption, reported The Hindu.
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2016-11-07

Indian Online Boycott of Chinese Products Not the Cause of Declining Bulb Exports

Did a boycott of Chinese products on India social media websites cause the sharp decline of LED bulb imports? A movement launched on Indian social media platforms during the annual lighting festival Diwali on Oct. 31, 2016 resulted in a 30% to 50% revenue decline of energy efficient lights and LED bulbs in Mumbai.
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2016-11-02

Mega Tiny Launches LED Bulb with Dual USB Charging

Mega Tiny Corp  announces the launch of PowerBulb, the world's first LED lightbulb that integrates USB charging anywhere in the home, office or hotel. With PowerBulb, gone are the days of petty anger, trivial annoyance and senseless frustration by not having easy access to a charging source. PowerBulb harnesses the power of the lightbulb to charge your mobile devices. Simply place PowerBulb into a lamp, turn on the lamp, attach a USB charging cable, and then connect the devices you are looking to charge!
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2016-10-24

WELLMAX: Dare to be Different

On Oct 15 2016, when Canton Fair was held in Guangzhou Pazhou Complex, a giant 160cm-tall LED bulb model immediately drew global buyers’ attention. This is another brand-new LED bulb image Shanghai Wellmax Lighting Industry (WELLLMAX) rolled out on the autumn Canton Fair.
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2016-10-11

IEA to Apply India LED Bulb Policies in Indonesia

The International Energy Agency might try replicating India’s LED bulb policy in Indonesia to lower costs of the efficient lighting technology, reported The Hindu.
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2016-09-29

Researchers Find New Form of Light

Glow-in-the-dark stickers, weird deep-sea fish, LED lightbulbs — all have forms of luminescence. In other words, instead of just reflecting light, they make their own
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2016-09-14

Cree Offers New Line of 25 LED Bulbs

Cree announces a completely new portfolio of next generation LED bulbs aimed at delivering better light experiences for consumers.  The new bulb portfolio consists of 25 new products, offering better light quality, better dimming, better lifetime, better warranty and better pricing to deliver on the true promise of LED technology to make lighting better than it was before.
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2016-09-06

LED Replacements to Peak as China Incandescent Bulb Ban Enters Last Phase

The last phase of China’s incandescent bulb ban will be effective as of Sept. 30, 2016. China will ban the imports and sales of 15W and above general incandescent bulbs Starting from Oct. 1, 2016, and will make adjustments based on interim evaluation results, reported Yicai Global.
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2016-09-05

Survey: Majority of Indians Kept in the Dark over LED Bulb Scheme

About 64% of Indian consumers do not know how to get their hands on government subsidized LED bulbs, a survey by citizen engagement platform LocalCircles revealed.
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2016-08-22

Indian Bulb Maker Eveready Acquires Large Order from EESL

Indian LED manufacturer Eveready Industries acquired a large order of 1.3 million LED tube lights from the state-owned power company Energy Efficiency Services Ltd. (EESL), reported Business Standard.
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2016-08-22

PEA Encom in Thailand to Kick off New LED Bulb Production Plant

A subsidiary of Thailand’s Provincial Electricity Authority (PEA), PEA Encom International, announced it will be establishing LED lighting products and solar panels manufacturing facilities, reported The Nation.
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2016-07-28

Haryana Rolls out Mandatory LED Bulb Installations

Authorities in the Haryana state located in Northern India have made LED bulbs mandatory for all central and state government offices, public sector agencies, institutions and establishments to use LED lamps, reported The Economic Times.
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2016-05-18

NEMA Sides with Consumers on Keeping Diverse Bulb Choices in U.S.

In written comments filed with the U.S. Department of Energy by the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA), U.S. lighting manufacturers reaffirmed their position that consumers should have multiple options when selecting the type of light bulbs to purchase. NEMA's comments took issue with requirements in a Department of Energy (DOE) proposed energy efficiency rule aimed at forcing the exclusive adoption of LED bulbs, thereby denying consumer choice and disrupting the ongoing and rapid market transition to energy-efficient lighting.
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2016-05-06

India’s LED Bulb Incentive to Be Implemented Nationwide by 2019

India’s national LED program Unnat Jyoti by Affordable LEDs for All (UJALA), will be implemented nationwide by 2019, said the country’s Minister for Power and Coal, Piyush Goyal recently.
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2016-05-05

UAE New Bulb Incentive Urges Residents to Switch to LEDs

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) latest sustainability campaign is offering discounts of up to 25% to selected brand LED bulbs to urge local residents to switch to more energy efficient and environmental friendly lights, reported Gulf News.
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2016-04-28

Indian State to Become 100% LED-lit by Distributing 1.5M LED Bulbs at US $0.38 and 166K Streetlight Upgrade

Goa, a state located in the South western region of India is to become the first state 100% lit with LEDs. The authority, the Electricity Department, has rolled out the distribution project of 1.5 million LED bulbs to approximately 489, 000 local consumers. Meanwhile, LED streetlight replacement project hosted by EESL will switch 166,000 conventional streetlights to LEDs, reported Herald.
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2016-04-07

Forest Lighting to Grab India Government LED Bulb Lighting Tenders

Observations of the global economic outlook for 2016 remains dim, with the economy expected to further decline. Despite the grim outlook, the Indian market has emerged as a shining beacon for lighting manufacturers. Rising domestic demands, emphasis on Made in India, tariff-free and other opportunities are encouraging manufacturers to enter the market.
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2016-03-03

Osram Sylvania Shortens Bulb Lifetime to Gain Traction in LED Lighting Market

Osram Sylvania is introducing a novel strategy to reduce LED bulb manufacturing costs, and keep it competitive on the market, according to a report from Forbes.
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2016-02-24

Zambian Government Incandescent Bulb Phase Out Spurs Local Manufacturer to Raise LED Bulb Production

The Zambia Electrometer has raised its LED bulb production to 2 million per year following the Zambian government’s decision to ban incandescent bulb imports, according to a report from the Times of Zambia.
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2016-01-22

India Bescom Kept Out of LED Bulb Loop

The Bangalore Electricity Supply Company (Bescom) in India was not aware of union Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) LED bulb policy, according to a report from Bangalore Mirror.
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2016-01-18

Puducherry in India Rolls out Second Phase LED Bulb Distribution

Puducherry, a Union Territory of India, has launched its second phase LED bulb distribution project, The Hindu reported Puducherry Electricity Minister T. Thiagarajan saying recently.
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2015-12-17

Philips Hue Reverts Software Update to Include Third-Party Bulbs

“We recently upgraded the software for Philips Hue to ensure the best seamless connected lighting experience for our customers. This change was made in good faith. However, we under estimated the impact this would have on a small number of customers who use lights from other brands which could not be controlled by the Philips Hue software. In view of the sentiment expressed by our customers, we have decided to reverse the software upgrade so that lights from other brands continue to work as they did before with the Philips Hue system.
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2015-12-09

Indian Rail Company Distributes LED Bulbs to Employees to Conserve Energy

The East Coast Railway (ECoR) in India has implemented the central government sponsored Domestic Efficient Lighting Program (DELP) in areas under its jurisdiction, reported The Times of India.
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2015-11-24

Indian State Karnataka to Launch LED Bulbs Scheme Next Month

The capital of Indian State Karnataka will initiate its LED bulb scheme from Dec. 11, 2015, according to a report from The Times of India.
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2015-11-16

Greek Designer Conjures Colorful Luminaire that Mimics Rainbows

Greek designer Eugenia Antoniou has created a unique LED luminaire that emits circular patterned colors resembling the eclipse of a rainbow. The Product and System Design Engineering graduate from the University of Aegean has coined the impressive luminaire “Eclipse of Rainbow.”
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2015-11-04

Indian Government Programs Cut LED Bulb Prices by 75%

India’s LED bulb retrofit incentives under the DELP program implemented by Energy of Efficiency Services (EESL), a joint venture of Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) of the Power Minister have slashed LED bulb prices significantly, reported theEconomic Times.
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2015-10-30

LightFreq Fails to Deliver Kickstarter Orders

Supporters of LightFreq, a smart LED bulb integrated with speakers, have not received the product, despite being overdue for eight months, reported TNW news recently.
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Samsung Electronics announced a new family of chip-on-board LED lighting packages, labeled the “Samsung D-series Special Color.” 

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