UAE Introduces Power Saving LED Lights to Major Roads in Ras Al Khamiah

Another UAE emirate Ras Al Khaimah announced it will be rolling out a major streetlight replacement project along major roads to the airport, public parks and others, reported Khaleej Times.
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Dubai Utility Company to Convert Streetlights with LEDs in 500 Villas

Traditional light bulbs in three areas in Dubai will be replaced with LED lights, the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) stated recently.
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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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UAE Telecom Giant Du Tests Li-Fi Technology

The UAE’s largest telecommunication company Du announced it is testing LED-based Li-Fi or Visible Communication Technology (VLC) capable of transferring data at 1 gigabyte per second, reported The National.
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UAE City Realizes Sustainability with LED Streetlights While Preserving City's Apeal

GE Lighting has completed the installation of energy efficient LED lighting in Al Ain Municipality in Abu Dhabi, as part of an agreement to provide energy efficient solutions for the municipality's public lighting project. The project is expected to reduce carbon dioxide emissions by more than 234,000 kg per year.
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Acolyte LED Lighting Opens New Office In Dubai

Acolyte LED and PROGEN have teamed up to offer full support to lighting designers, architects, and distributors in the Middle East by opening an office in Dubai’s Media City. Paul Bedard of Acolyte LED will head the new full-time Dubai office. For the past two years, Mr. Bedard has helped to build and manage Acolyte’s Asia manufacturing facility and has overseen sales for Asia and the Middle East. Paul’s new position will allow Acolyte to have full sales and customer service support throughout the Middle East.
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Abu Dhabi to Upgrade Traffic Signals with LEDs

Traffic signals in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE) will be replaced with LED technology, said the city’s Department of Transport (DoT) recently.
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UAE New Regulation for Lighting Products

According to Cabinet Decision No. 34, lightings fall into United Arab Emirates mandatory control scope from July 1, 2014:
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DEKRA Secures Official Accreditation for Emergency Lighting in UAE

DEKRA has recently received official recognition from the Department of Civil Defence in the United Arab Emirates as a Testing & Certification Body for emergency lighting. Hence, by working with DEKRA, it is now even easier for manufacturers of emergency lighting products to gain access to the flourishing UAE market.
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UAE to Phase Out Inefficient Lamps Starting July

United Arab Emirates (UAE) moves to ban the sale of inefficient lamps starting July 1 in an effort to reduce energy bills and carbon emission. 
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New Headquarter of Commercial Bank of Qatar Installs Lighthouse P6-FA LED Screen

The new headquarter of the Commercial Bank of Qatar has recently been constructed, with an 8 x 6 panel (5.12m(w) x 2.88 m (h)) LED screen installed in the building’s lobby to provide an instant impression of the bank’s high quality standards. The P6-FA panels were from Lighthouse Technologies and the screen were installed by Technomight.
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World's Largest LED Screen to present in Dubai Building

Recently, UAE development company Tameer Holding will develop the world’s largest LED screen to be embedded on an intended commercial tower in the Majan district of Dubailand.
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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.


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.