U.S. DOE Arm Seeks Lighting Industry Feedback on LED Luminaires on the Market

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Building Technologies Office (BTO) Emerging Technologies Program is seeking information from the public regarding lamps in general illumination applications.

The Emerging Technologies Program supports applied research and development (R&D) for technologies and systems that contribute to reductions in building energy consumption and helps to enable cost-effective, energy-efficient technologies to be developed and introduced into the marketplace.

The following are key areas of interest:

  1. Incandescent lamps that currently do not have a suitable replacement lamp meeting or exceeding 45 lumens per watt (lm/W);

  2. Performance metrics, targets, and design criteria for suitable replacement lamps;

  3. Gaps in technology that impede the design, development and future sale of replacement lighting products meeting or exceeding 45 lm/W;

  4. Technology advances that could lead to equivalent lighting products meeting or exceeding 45 lm/W;

  5. Potential market impact of new or improved lamps if a suitable product could be developed.

The purpose of this Request for Information (RFI) is to gather feedback from stakeholders prior to DOE potentially issuing a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA). This RFI is not a FOA; therefore, DOE is not accepting applications at this time.

Details

  • Title: High-Efficacy Replacement Lamps for General Lighting Incandescent Lamps DE-FOA-0001557

  • Response Deadline: April 4, 2016, 5:00 PM ET

Email responses as an attachmehment (in Microsoft Word format) to GSLRFI@netl.doe.gov

Disclaimers of Warranties
1. The website does not warrant the following:
1.1 The services from the website meets your requirement;
1.2 The accuracy, completeness, or timeliness of the service;
1.3 The accuracy, reliability of conclusions drawn from using the service;
1.4 The accuracy, completeness, or timeliness, or security of any information that you download from the website
2. The services provided by the website is intended for your reference only. The website shall be not be responsible for investment decisions, damages, or other losses resulting from use of the website or the information contained therein<
Proprietary Rights
You may not reproduce, modify, create derivative works from, display, perform, publish, distribute, disseminate, broadcast or circulate to any third party, any materials contained on the services without the express prior written consent of the website or its legal owner.

Streetlights and high-bay fixtures require high flux and efficacy to meet the ever increasing demands for system efficiency and energy cost reduction for these applications. Today, LUXEON 5050 LEDs received an upgrade in both flux and efficacy... READ MORE

The recent outbreak of COVID-19 has prompted the large-scale search for practical solutions that can prevent the spread of the deadly virus — from researchers and scientists committed to finding a solution, to the manufacturers and consu... READ MORE