2017-07-19

Atop HortiBar LED Interlighting Grow Light for Horticulture Lighting

Recently Atop Horticulture Lighting released a new series of interlighting LED Grow Light, specially for the Cucumber, Tomato, Pepper and some Canopy plants. The Inter lighting design can let the pant absorb the lighting completely, then increase yield.
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2017-05-15

CREE Sponsors European Horticulture Lighting Conference

CREE, a leader in LED components and LED lighting products, is the sponsor of the first European Horticulture Lighting Conference to be held on 23 May 2017 at the High Tech Campus in Eindhoven, the Netherlands.
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2017-05-09

EVERLIGHT's Complete Portfolio of Agriculture LEDs meet Different Plant and Livestock Requirements

EVERLIGHT Electronics Co., Ltd., a leading player in the global LED and optoelectronics industry, is going to exhibit its comprehensive portfolio of agricultural lighting LEDs at LIGHTFAIR INTERNATIONAL in Philadelphia/USA. It includes a variety of high-power, medium-power and low-power products that meet various kinds of market demands. Different environments, animals and plants need different combinations to achieve maximum productivity and also energy-savings. We sincerely welcome you to visit the EVERLIGHT booth at #2701 to see everything in person.
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2017-05-09

LumiGrow Reimagines Brand to Emphasize Connectivity

LumiGrow Inc., a major provider of smart horticultural lighting, announced the release of a new brand identity. CEO of LumiGrow, Shami Patel, addresses, "It's my pleasure to introduce the new face of LumiGrow. There have been a lot of changes within the company this past year, and with our 10-year anniversary upon us, we feel it's the perfect time to re-illustrate our commitment to our growers."
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2017-05-09

Osram Sets New Standards in Horticulture Lighting with Oslon Square Hyper Red

At this year’s Lightfair in Philadelphia (USA), Osram Opto Semiconductors is showcasing an LED prototype to promote healthy plant growth: the Oslon Square Hyper Red. This third-generation 2 watt LED features improved emission characteristics, higher optical output and impressive corrosion resistance, so plant lighting systems based on the Oslon Square Hyper Red can be made particularly economical. 
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2017-05-09

Belgian Lettuce-Grower Chooses Plessey Hyperion LED for 2 Ha Greenhouse Expansion

Plessey, a British developer of award-winning LED technologies and manufacturer of solid-state lighting products, announces that Desmet, a major Belgian lettuce-grower, will install Plessey’s new, high-power Hyperion LED top-light in 20,000 m² as part of a greenhouse extension project that will boost total cultivation area to 49,000 m².
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2017-05-02

New, Patented, Horticultural LED Has Lower Production Costs

The increased use of LEDs for horticultural lighting has made that product segment especially competitive. A recently issued U.S. Patent covers an invention that dramatically reduces the cost of manufacturing horticultural LEDs! The company that acquires this patent and implements this technology will leapfrog the technology of all of its competitors and grab a significant share of the horticultural LED market. 
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2016-11-10

Lighting Science Launches New LED Grow Light Following Legalization of Cannabis in Six U.S. States

With ballot results confirmed in three U.S. states for the recreational use of marijuana, and three for medical use, the increased demand on energy consumption in pro-cannabis territories is expected to skyrocket, continuing the trend towards LED “grow light” solutions that curb energy consumption and reduce energy costs to growers. Lighting Science’s® patented VividGro™ LED lamp is proven to increase yields by up to 30% while using 45% less energy. Today, the company announced that sales of their VividGro LED indoor grow lights increased by more than 100 percent over the past year alone. The cannabis industry is anticipated to jump from $6 billion to $50 billion by 2026.
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2016-11-10

BIOS Lighting Debuts Grow Light at Marijuana Business Conference and Expo in Las Vegas

BIOS Lighting, a manufacturer and internationally recognized innovator of LED lighting solutions for biological and agricultural industries, today announced that they will be unveiling Icarus Gi II, the newest addition to their Icarus line of industrial grade grow lights, while exhibiting at the fifth annual Marijuana Business Conference and Expo in Las Vegas Nov. 16-18, 2016.
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2016-11-09

California Legalization of Recreational Marijuana to Benefit LED Grow Light Industry

A day before the U.S. presidential elections 2016, Californian voters passed a Proposition 64, which legalizes adult marijuana usage for recreational purposes.
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2016-08-24

Horticultural Lighting Conference Announces Speaker Lineup

The Horticultural Lighting Conference, presented by LEDs Magazine and owned by PennWell Corporation, announced today an impressive speaker lineup for the inaugural event to be held October 12, 2016 at the Palmer House Hilton Hotel in downtown Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
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2016-07-01

Hubbell Lighting Releases New LEDs with More Wavelengths for Horticulture Applications

Hubbell Lighting, a world leader in lighting innovation, announced today that it has improved upon the original version of its NutriLED product to offer even more value – increased production, greater yield and shorter growth periods – for the indoor horticulture industry.
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2016-06-04

EU Agriculture Ministers See the Light in LED Illuminated Plant Growth

Philips Lighting, a global leader in lighting, welcomed a group of 28 European Union (EU) Agriculture Ministers including EU Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development, Phil Hogan to the Philips Lighting GrowWise Center in Eindhoven, The Netherlands. The Center leads horticultural and vertical farming research where growth recipes are developed for food crops. The visit was part of the Informal Meeting of Ministers of Agriculture organized by the Dutch EU Presidency. The central theme of this two day visit to the Netherlands was 'Food of the future - the future of food'.
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2016-05-11

Philips Lighting Releases LED Coral Grow Lights for Aquarium Applications

Philips Lighting, a Royal Philips company and global leader in lighting, announced the launch of Philips CoralCare, its first dedicated LED luminaire to grow coral in aquariums. Following three years of research into the use of LED light to grow coral, the new Philips luminaire enables coral to grow with brilliantly, vivid colors. Also, it was proven that with similar power and light settings as traditional lighting, corals will grow at the same rate but while maintaining their natural appearance and health.
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2016-01-05

Philips and Colorado State University Seal LED Grow Light Research Partnership Deal

Colorado State University and Philips Lighting have forged a long-term collaborative partnership by signing an agreement to create a state-of-the-art LED-lighted education, research and training horticulture facility at CSU.
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2015-10-01

Large Vertical Farm in Singapore Selects Illumitex as LED Lighting Partner

Illumitex, green tech developer and manufacturer of LED grow light technology, announced initial steps in what is expected to be a long-term partnership with Singapore’s largest vertical farm, Sustenir Agriculture. Sustenir is an innovative indoor farming endeavor that brings much-needed local, fresh produce to the island country in Southeast Asia.
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2015-08-12

Illumitex Raises US $16M to Expand Grow Light Sector

 Illumitex announced it has concluded its C1 round of funding, strengthening the company's cash position by US $16 million.
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2014-10-29

Par-Force Releases Phosphor LED Grow Light Technology White Paper

To satisfy consumer demand for fresh, affordable produce and other horticultural products throughout the year, growers are increasingly turning to indoor growing operations. Growers are using indoor hydroponics and aquaponics systems that are more efficient in producing year around yields without the threat of droughts, diseases, or nutrient deficiencies from our depleted farm lands. Such indoor operations provide a grower the ability to more precisely control for temperature, humidity, water and lighting. 
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2014-07-09

World Largest LED Plant Grow Factory Built in Japan

Japanese Miriai Co. Ltd. Recently has built the world largest’s LED plant grow factory with LED lighting built-in to realize plants photosyhthesis. With a factory of  800 square meters, the LED plant grow factory now can produce 10,000 lettuces per day. 
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2009-11-26

GlacialLight Releases New Plant Growing LED Lights

GlacialLight, a division of GlacialTech, has launched a series of LED grow light products — the GL-SP15, GL-SP27 and GL-BR8W. Each product uses 15W, 27W and 8W of power respectively, and can be used to supplement plant growth in hydroponic agriculture, Green-house lighting, Herb gardens, home gardens and any situation where plants don't get enough light in which to thrive.
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2009-02-17

Keep Plants Alive Using LED Light Spikes

For indoor plants, winter is a harsh time. Pop Sci has introduced the LED grow lights to keep houseplants thriving during the short days of winter. Using specialty grow lights can give your air-boosting indoor plants the right light and temperature, or you can build your own long-lasting, nifty-looking LED light spikes.
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2008-12-30

Orient introduces high power UFO LED grow light

Orient Lighting introduces its high power UFO LED grow lights. LED Grow Lights do not consume as much power, do not require ballasts and produce a fraction of the heat of HID lamps, which adopt ideal wavelength LED emits only Photosynthetically Active Radiation to grow plants effectively and affordably. Besides, they produce little heat and save Save 75% power over HID grow lighting.
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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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