2016-09-06

Solar LED Pathway Lights up Mt. Hood Community College

Urban Solar worked with Portland's transportation agency Trimet, as well as Mt. Hood, to illuminate a multi-use pathway from the main college office, and a public right-of-way with a Trimet transit shelter.
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2016-07-11

Avlite Systems Enhances Obstruction LED Products with Solar Power

Avlite Systems today enhanced their obstruction lighting product portfolio, with the addition of the self-contained solar LED Low-Intensity Obstruction Light (LIOL). Compliant to FAA L-810 photometric requirements. The low-intensity obstruction light is specifically designed for the marking of wind turbines during construction as required by FAA AC70/7460-1L.
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2015-03-23

Avlite Systems Releases FAA & ICAO Compliant Solar LED Elevated Runway Guard Light

Avlite Systems announced the release of the solar LED Elevated Runway Guard Light ERGL. Airfield ground lighting teams have been demanding a compliant solar LED system that is affordable, portable and requires minimal maintenance and Avlite has responded by delivering a solar ERGL.
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2015-02-02

Ending Light Poverty in the International Year of Light

Philips CEO of Lighting Eric Rondolat calls for the importance of ending light poverty.
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2014-07-28

Philippines DOE Brightens Up Eastern Samar with Solar LEDs

As part of its Household Electrification Program, the Philippines Department of Energy (DOE) has rolled out solar LED light installations in 375 Eastern Samar households, according to a report by ABS CBN news.
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2012-07-13

First Light Technologies Solar LED Lights Brightens US Military Facility

First Light Technologies Ltd. has completed a trial installation of 182 of its new PLB Series Solar LED Bollards at a US Military Facility in the southern United States. The 182 lights will illuminate 1.25 miles of jogging trails and highlight the location of bridges on a golf course. The sites required effective low-level illumination but did not have access to the grid. The facility had earlier tried a solar power system with wired bollards but had to remove them due to poor performance and installation difficulties, so this time wished to avoid the expense and ...
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2012-07-09

Philips’ First Solar LED Project in East Africa with 100 % Energy Savings

A new pilot project by Philips and the Kenyan Urban Roads Authority to install solar-powered LED street lighting in Nairobi has the potential to generate up to 100 per cent energy savings, if implemented on a wide scale across the country. The pilot, the first of its kind in East Africa, was launched on the occasion of the 40th Anniversary of the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) - whose headquarters is based in Nairobi - and the UN International Year of Sustainable Energy for All, 2012. The initiative aims to highlight the benefits of sustainable energy so...
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2010-08-04

Philips joins 1000-Village Solar LED Program to bring light to rural communities in China

Royal Philips Electronics participates in the 1000-Village Solar LED program, an initiative launched by The Climate Group and the One Foundation to provide rural communities in China with energy-efficient solar-powered LED lighting.
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2009-12-08

Carmanah Establishes Middle East Manufacturing Partnership with PTL Solar(TM)

Carmanah Technologies and PTL Solar(TM) announced a manufacturing partnership that will bring leading-edge solar LED lighting technology to the Middle East and selected countries in Africa. PTL Solar and Carmanah have partnered to manufacture solar LED lighting solutions for outdoor lighting applications at a facility under ENPARK in Dubai.
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2009-12-04

LED Lighting Shines a Sustainable Light over Bella Center in Copenhagen

3XN has designed an LED luminaire – GOTHAM, which uses solar energy for efficient street lighting. Seven lamps have been erected at Bella Center in Copenhagen in conjunction with the upcoming UN Climate Summit The street lamp is a result of a close co-operation between 3XN, Scotia Lighting, EWO and a number of other partners.  The goal was to create a sculptural and CO2-neutral street lighting solution.  The advanced technology results in the street lamps generating more energy than they use.
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2009-12-02

Philips Introduces the World's First Solar-Powered LED Football Floodlighting Solution

Philips announced that it is to enable people with little or no access to electricity to enjoy playing or watching sport long into the night with the world’s first dedicated solar-powered LED floodlighting (intense beams of light) solution.
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2009-11-11

Sunovia Expands Lighting Market into Areas without Electricity

LED fixture manufacturer Sunovia Energy Technologies, Inc. announced that it formed a partnership with Solar Electric Power Co., a maker of solar electric lighting, to provide outdoor lighting that uses no electricity. The companies expect to produce thousands of solar-powered LED lighting fixtures under the new agreement.
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2009-11-06

Carmanah Technologies Lights up Florida Roadways with Solar Street Lights

  The global security company Lockheed Martin is upgrading its Lake Underhill Facility in Orlando, Florida with solar-powered streetlights from Carmanah Technologies. In addition to providing significant savings on installation and wiring, the stand-alone lighting alternative is expected to return significant energy savings during the next 20 years. 
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2009-11-04

City of LA Installs Solar Powered LED Bus Stop Lighting as Part of Green Streetlight Program

The City of Los Angeles is working with Carmanah Technologies (TSX: CMH) to illuminate off grid locations with solar power. As part of a green streetlight program, the City is replacing high pressure sodium lighting fixtures with hardwired LED streetlights such as the LEDway(TM) luminaire from BetaLED(R) -- and lighting nearby bus stops with solar powered EverGEN(TM) lights from Carmanah.
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2009-11-03

Sol, Inc. Unveils New Solar Light Controller Platform

Sol, Inc. a provider of solar powered LED outdoor lighting, has announced the introduction of its next generation solar light intelligence. aiSUN™ operates as the brain, heart and nervous system of a solar light, making them brighter, more efficient and less complex.
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2009-10-22

Formula 1 Circuit Goes Solar with Carmanah Technologies

The first Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix will takes place on Yaz Island from October 30th to November 1st. Combining world-class luxury and cutting-edge innovation, the Yas Marine Circuit also incorporates solar-LED lighting technology from Carmanah Technologies, provided by Carmanah’s authorized distributor in the Middle East, PTL SOLAR.
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2009-09-24

Carmanah Solar LED Parking-Lot Light Delivers Affordable Off-Grid Illumination

Carmanah Technologies has unveiled the newest design in solar LED lighting: the EverGEN™ 1710 solar-powered area light. Designed as a compact stand-alone lighting alternative for off-grid parking lots and other municipal, commercial or industrial areas, the new EverGEN 1710 light combines advanced motion-sensing capabilities with a range of energy saving operating profiles to ensure bright, reliable illumination whenever and wherever it’s needed.
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2009-09-11

Lexus Selects Visible Light Solar Technologies’ Solar LED Lighting Solutions for New Mexico Dealerships, Gaining Over 80% Efficiencies

Lexus of Albuquerque has selected Visible Light Solar Technologies, a solar/LED commercial lighting innovator, to retrofit its exterior lot lights at both its Albuquerque and Santa Fe dealerships following an initial pilot installation that yielded 82% energy savings. The solar/LED lights also gave the dealership true-color nighttime light quality, equal in clarity to daylight lighting, allowing for secure and effective afterhours customer browsing.
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2009-09-09

Sol Unveils New, Off-Grid Oasys Shelter LED Lighting Solution

Sol, Inc. released a new, off-grid, LED shelter lighting product. The Oasys™ shelter LED lighting system integrates an LED fixture, energy storage and lighting controller into one unit allowing for quick and easy installation in any type of shelter or gazebo. Sol recently completed trial installations in several North American markets, proving that Oasys™ provides enhanced security lighting for shelters in any location.
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2009-09-07

Luna Street Launches High Tech Eco-Friendly Luna Eyes LED Solar Street Light

Luna Street, a division of the Luna Road Company that specializes in the design, manufacture, supply and installation of the new high-tech, Eco-Friendly Luna Road Lights; has recently unveiled their new Luna Eyes Solar Street Light.
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2009-08-26

Jet Li and Tony Blair Launch 1,000 Village Solar LED Initiative to Tackle Climate Change

Tony Blair and Jet Li have launched the 1,000-Village Solar LED Initiative in Guiyang, China. The five-year project, which is a joint initiative between The Climate Group and the Jet Li One Foundation, will engage 400 villages in China in the first two years, and 600 villages in China, India and African countries on the second stage.
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2009-08-26

Nuclear Power Plant Goes Solar with Off-Grid LED Outdoor Lighting

One of California’s largest state utilities, Southern California Edison (SCE), is lighting up the night with solar technology at its San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS). To illuminate its main employee parking areas, Edison is equipping the site with solar-powered LED lights from Carmanah Technologies (TSX: CMH).
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2009-08-25

Sol Inc. Donates Solar Lights to Local Boys and Girls Club

Sol Inc., a solar LED outdoor lighting supplier, donated two Greenway™ solar LED pathway lighting systems to the Boys & Girls Club of Martin County, Minnesota. The donation was recently featured in the Scripps Treasure Coast ‘Luminaries’ and the Treasure Coast Business Journal.
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2009-08-18

Solar Sunflowers in Austin, Texas

In Austin, Texas, SunFlowers, an Electric Garden has been completed, becoming the largest public art installation in the city. The Electric Garden is comprised of 15 flower-shaped photovoltaic solar panels that line a pedestrian and bike path on the greenbelt between a retail lot and highway I-35.
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2009-07-30

Carmanah Launches M650 Solar-LED Marine Lantern

Carmanah Technologies (TSX: CMH) yesterday introduced its new M650 solar-LED marine lantern. The new product features an on-board programmable interface, USB connection, replaceable battery pack as well as intelligent deployment capability, and provides four nautical miles of visibility. The M650 solar-LED marine lantern is designed for lighting ports, harbours and marinas; marking obstructions and nautical hazards; or illuminating aids to navigation in all types of environments.
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2009-07-16

Carmanah Partners with frog design to Introduce the Next Generation of Solar-LED Area Lights

Carmanah Technologies Corporation has signed an agreement with frog design inc. to introduce the next benchmark in solar-LED area lighting. Established in 1969, frog design is a global innovation firm that has pioneered some of the world's most groundbreaking designs for trendsetting companies such as Apple, Disney, HP, Louis Vuitton, Logitech, Microsoft, and Sony.
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2009-07-10

Luna Road’s Solar Road Studs and Solar LED Cat Eyes Illuminates Costa Rica

Luna Road, a company that specializes in the design, manufacture, supply and installation of the new high-tech solar powered LED road studs, illuminates the dangerous road leading up to the infamous Tunnel Zurqui in Costa Rica. The Tunnel Zurqui, also known as “The Tunnel of Death” is one of the most dangerous roads in the entire country of Costa Rica.  Many drivers frequently get into serious and fatal accidents on this winding, narrow and dark mountainous road.
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2009-03-05

Carmanah’s Solar LED Lighting is Designed for Streets and Parking Lots

Recently, Carmanah Technologies Corporation (TSX: CMH) announced its most powerful solar-powered LED area light - the EverGEN(TM) 1500 lighting system. The company says the EverGEN 1500 is designed for street and parking lot lighting applications.
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 “As the demands on our customer’s fixtures become more challenging, we need to ensure our Color portfolio enables them to meet these demands. This increase in flux across several key colors will give our customers a significa... READ MORE

Samsung Electronics announced a new family of chip-on-board LED lighting packages, labeled the “Samsung D-series Special Color.” 

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