2014-10-17

DOE Announces Funding Opportunity for Solid-State Lighting R&D

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced a solid-state lighting (SSL) R&D funding opportunity on October 14, 2014. Under this funding opportunity (DE-FOA-0001171, “Solid-State Lighting Advanced Technology R&D – 2015”), a total of up to $10 million in funding is directed toward all three existing DOE SSL R&D program areas:
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2014-06-04

Osram Sylvania Demonstrates Expertise in Solid State Lighting at LIGHTFAIR 2014

Demonstrating its expertise in solid state lighting innovation, North American lighting leader OSRAM SYLVANIA exhibited four new LED application products at Booth #3108 at LIGHTFAIR International 2014, the world’s largest annual architectural and commercial lighting trade show and conference.
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2013-11-01

UC Santa Barbara Breakthrough Phosphor Research Improves SSL Efficiency

By determining simple guidelines, researchers at UC Santa Barbara's Solid State Lighting & Energy Center (SSLEC) have made it possible to optimize phosphors –– a key component in white LED lighting –– allowing for brighter, more efficient lights.
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2010-12-10

Grand Opening Ceremony Held for Cree Huizhou Solid State Lighting Co., Ltd. in Huizhou

A grand opening ceremony was held for Cree Huizhou Solid State Lighting Co., Ltd. at the Huizhou Zhongkai High-tech Industrial Development Zone in Huizhou City, Guangdong Province. Government officials including Huang Ye Bin, Huizhou Municipal Party Secretary and Andrew Gately, U.S. Consulate General in Guangzhou attended the ceremony. Charles (Chuck) M.
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2010-10-12

Energy-Saving Potential of LEDtronics SSL Applications Impresses Visiting Congressman Ike Skelton

Few lawmakers have more influence in the nation’s capital than 17-term Missouri Congressman Ike Skelton, the powerful chairman of the House Armed Services Committee. Representing a district mostly of small towns and rural communities, and having national security on top of his agenda, it is no surprise that in recent years he has co-sponsored or debated for proposals to help make America more energy-independent.
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2009-12-02

SSL Position Paper Released by Consortium for Energy Efficiency

The Consortium for Energy Efficiency (CEE) has released a position paper that identifies the information and test data needed to evaluate solid state lighting (SSL) products. CEE members, representing the energy efficiency program administrators of the United States and Canada, plan to use this product information to evaluate the efficiency and quality of SSL products they will consider promoting to the commercial and residential markets.  
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2009-07-31

Changzhou China to Build National Solid State Lighting Industrial Park

The establishment of an LED industrial park in Changzhou, China consists of upstream components (epi wafer, chip), midstream (packaging), downstream LED lighting fixtures, LCD display LED backlight applications, solar-powered LED lighting, and high-power LEDs. The industrial park is an assembly of over 40 LED application makers. Changzhou’s Zouqu Lamp City, the largest market in China, is expected to boost the momentum of Changzhou’s solid state lighting development. The park’s development schedule is drafted in three stages:
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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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