2017-09-20

Cree Delivers New Brighter LED Bulbs to Market

Cree announces the expansion of its award-winning bulb family with the launch of new high lumen directional LED bulbs designed specifically for rooms with high ceilings and for consumers who want more light. The portfolio delivers the brightest flood lights available on the market today with new BR30 100W replacements, as well as R20 75W lamps. The new bulbs uphold Cree’s commitment to offer consumers high quality, no compromise LED bulbs that provide better light experiences for all applications, homes and lifestyles.
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2017-08-03

LEDinside Says Prices of LED Light Bulbs Fell in July but Demand for LED Filament Lamps Remained Hot in Europe

LEDinside, a division of TrendForce, reports that the global average sales prices (ASP) of LED light bulbs fell in July compared with the prior month. The global ASP of 40-watt equivalent products dropped by 0.9% to US$6.5, while the global ASP of 60-watt equivalent products dropped by 2.8% to US$7.8.
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2017-07-26

Bulbs.com Has Launched A New Assortment of Horticulture Grow Bulbs and Kits

Bulbs.com, the web's lightbulb superstore has launched a select assortment of horticulture grow lights in various sizes and types to fit most indoor gardening needs. Bulbs.com now carries an assortment of the following horticulture lights...
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2017-07-17

Philips Lighting Commits More Than 2,000 LED Lightbulbs to NEA’s Household Energy-saving Challenge

Philips Lighting, a global leader in lighting, announced its support to the National Environment Agency (NEA)’s “Energy-Saving Challenge”, taking place from 1 July 2017 to 30 September 2017. It aims to distribute more than 2,000 energy-efficient LED light bulbs to participating households who sign up at the challenge roadshows.
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2017-07-05

Global ASPs of LED Light Bulbs Rose Slightly in June Due to Arrival of Pricier Smart Lighting Products, LEDinside Reports

Prices of LED light bulbs crept up slightly this June with the global ASP of 40-watt equivalent products rising by 1.1% compared with the prior month to US$6.6, according to the latest report from LEDinside, a division of TrendForce. The global ASP of 60-watt equivalent LED light bulbs remained constant at US$8.1.
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2017-05-26

IKEA Smart Lights Will Soon Work with Siri, Alexa and Google Home

IKEA announced that its smart lighting series Trådfri, which was launched in Europe last fall, will be compatible with Apple’s HomeKit, Google Home, and Amazon Alexa by the end of this summer. With this upgrade, users can control their home lighting with voice commands. IKEA also plans to expand its product range in the coming years.
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2017-05-24

Energy-Efficient Products Program Available to Residential Customers of FirstEnergy's Ohio Utilities

Residential customers of FirstEnergy Corp.'s Ohio utilities (Ohio Edison, Toledo Edison and The Illuminating Company) can receive incentives, including cash rebates and instant discounts, on the purchase of qualified energy-efficient equipment.
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2017-05-19

Breaking the Rules with Cutting-Edge Lighting for the Home

Buster + Punch take their lighting to unexpected yet stylish levels with their HEAVY METAL Pendant and LED BUSTER Bulb. A London-born home fashion label that works with unusual, solid materials to make extraordinary items for everyday use, Buster + Punch's custom lighting fuses unique design and attitude to light up any room in the home from the kitchen to the bathroom and even the home bar area. Buster + Punch's striking British-infused lighting makes a design statement for all.
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2017-05-19

Geeni Announces Google Assistant Compatibility for Smart Surge Protector, LED Bulbs, and Other Smart Home Products

Merkury Innovations, designers of personal electronics and accessories that combine technology, aesthetics, and value, announced Google Assistant compatibility for its line of Geeni smart bulbs and smart plugs, building on its existing Amazon Alexa compatibility. Included is Geeni offering the first smart surge protector that works with Google Assistant to turn on or turn off each individual device plugged into the power strip.
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2017-04-17

WELLMAX Highlights 2017 Canton Fair with a Captivating Collection of New LED Bulbs

Every year, the China Import and Export Fair (Canton Fair) brings orders worldwide to manufacturers in China, and kick starts the peak purchase season.
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2017-04-07

Savage Universal Expands LED Lighting Line for Video and Photography Applications

Savage Universal, the worldwide leader in backgrounds and photographic products, is proud to launch several new products in 2017, focused within their professional studio lighting line.
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2017-04-07

Leading Online Distributor of Commercial Lighting Products Now Carries A New Assortment of LED Bulbs That Are Fully Compatible with All Major Dimmer Types

Bulbs.com, the Web's #1 Lightbulb Superstore now stocks a new line of Bulbrite LED filament bulbs that are fully compatible with all major dimmer types.
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2017-04-05

Consumers Energy to Provide Up to 150,000 LED Bulbs to Michigan Families through Food Banks

Consumers Energy recently announced that it will provide up to 150,000 high-efficiency LED bulbs to Michigan families through food banks.
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2017-03-29

Smartphones, LED Bulbs Are Top Sellers for Affordable Electronic E-Retailer

Yoshop, an Asia-based online electronics retailer serving a global market, recently released a report that analyzed its sales over the first quarter of 2017. Not surprisingly, smartphones headed the list but a number of other consumer products showed significant popularity among Internet shoppers.
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2016-12-30

LED Products Become Popular in Denmark

LED products have become more popular in Denmark than ever before. People have especially been finding many LED gifts during the Christmas season. They are loving how these lights are easy to use and can illuminate a variety of different LED spots.
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2016-12-15

TAIYO Yuden to Unveil Latest LED and Photonic Products at CES 2017

TAIYO YUDEN announced that the company will be demonstrating its latest technologies at Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2017 from Thursday, January 5th through Sunday, January 8th, at Venetian Hospitality Meeting Suite (Las Vegas, Nevada, USA). 
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2016-12-09

Five Compelling Reasons to Make The Switch to LED in 2017

Incandescent globes have long been a staple of all buildings, lighting our way at all hours of the day. Unfortunately, incandescent bulbs are also terribly inefficient and their lifespan makes them an unsustainable choice for your office. Costs build up when using incandescent or fluorescent bulbs as light providers, and the wastage your company produces is also significant when compared to greener companies. What all this points to is a choice, either becoming a greener company or falling further and further behind modern company standards. Maybe it’s time to get commercial LED lighting installed, or solar panels, or rain water tanks for use in company toilets. We have assembled a list of five compelling reasons to make the switch in 2017.
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2016-12-08

Philips Lighting Makes up Manufacturing Shortage in India with Made in China Bulbs

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘Make in India’ initiative, to promote local manufacturing of LED bulbs fell flat when suppliers could not keep up with the large volume of demands, reported The Quint.
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2016-12-08

BGE Customers Installed 25M LED and CFL Light Bulbs

Since the launch of its Smart Energy Savers Program® in 2009, Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE) has been educating customers on simple ways to reduce energy use and costs. Today, BGE marks two major milestones. First, BGE customers have bought more than 25 million energy-saving LED and CFL light bulbs, saving nearly $40 million at checkout with instant discounts. Second, BGE has performed 200,000 Quick Home Energy Check-ups in its service area, helping customers better understand their homes’ energy use and suggesting ways to save energy and money.
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2016-11-15

Consumers Energy Donates 75,000 LED Bulbs to Light Up West Michigan Food Banks

With the holiday season approaching, Consumers Energy is supporting Michigan nonprofit organizations that provide help to those in need.
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2016-11-08

LED Bulbs Recalled From European Market Pose Concerns for Suppliers

On Oct.14, 2016, EU RAPEX (Rapid Exchange of Information System) recalled two LED luminaries from the consumer market. One was a color changing LED Bulb, the other one was a high power LED lamp. Both products were recalled because they pose potential electric shock to users due to inadequate circuit insulation or loosely attached parts. Last Friday, on the newly released RAPEX report, four other LED luminaries were listed: linear fixture by Best-LED, LED Magic Ball Light and LED Sun Magic Ball by ASA, and LED Floodlight by GREENLUX.
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2016-11-04

Philips Lighting Rebut Media Claims of Hue Bulbs Virus Infection

Recent tech media reports highlighted Philips Hue bulbs vulnerabilities that could be exposed by hackers, which could override lighting controls using computer viruses.
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2016-10-31

Blackbird Technologies Settles LED Patent Infringement Case with Kobi Electric and Files New Bulb Patent Suits

Blackbird Technologies (//www.blackbird-tech.com), a company dedicated to helping independent inventors and small companies realize value from their patents, has settled a patent infringement lawsuit with Kobi Electric and filed new cases concerning LED bulbs.
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2016-09-19

Venture Lighting Unveils New HID and LED Products

Venture Lighting Europe has released its latest HID & LED lighting solutions catalogue which introduces nine new high performance, low energy products.
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2016-08-30

Indian State Tamil Nadu to Roll out LED Streetlight Upgrade

Tami Nadu will be implementing a state-wide streetlight upgrade in all municipalities, said Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Monday.
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2016-08-25

WELLMAX and SAMSUNG’s Cooperation Steps up with Focus on LED Bulbs

On August 24th, 2016, Global Sales Manager Steve Byun, Lighting Marketing Manager Brandon Lee and R&D engineers from Samsung Electronics (SAMSUNG) visited Shanghai Wellmax Lighting Industry (WELLMAX) located at Pudong New District, Shanghai. They were greeted by the CEO of WELLMAX, Yamin Wang, and WELLMAX R&D engineers.
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2016-06-17

Nichia Targets B&Q Self-Branded LED Bulbs in Latest YAG Patent Suit

Japanese LED manufacturer Nichia left a blazing trail of patent lawsuits in 2016, and the latest suit against B&Q seems to add onto the latest list of U.S. LED bulb retailers and distributor suits, except this suit should be viewed independently.
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2016-06-04

Multinationals and Governments Pledge to Deploy 6B LED Bulbs Since COP21

This article that covers the global companies and governments pledge to deploy 6 billion LED bulbs is written by Arianna Tozzi from The Climate Group.
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2016-06-04

Indian State Chhattisgarh Distributed 190,000 LED bulbs and Saved Money for its Taxpayers

More than 190,000 KED bulbs were distributed in Chhattisgarh following central government’s “Unnat Jyoti by Affordable LEDs for All' ( UJALA )” project in the past two and half months.
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2016-06-03

Philips Lighting Pledges to the World’s Energy Ministers to Sell More than 2B LED Light Bulbs by 2020

Leaders from Philips Lighting will meet today with Energy Ministers attending the seventh Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM7) summit in San Francisco, where the company will announce a commitment to sell more than 2 billion1 energy efficient LED light bulbs by 2020. Reaching this goal is estimated to save an amount of energy equivalent to that generated by 60 medium-sized coal-fired power stations with emissions equivalent to those from 24 million cars by 2020. The company will also reaffirm its pledge to make its global operations carbon neutral by 2020 and say that it expects electricity for its US operations to be 100% from renewable sources later this year.
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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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