Indian Online Boycott of Chinese Products Not the Cause of Declining Bulb Exports

Did a boycott of Chinese products on India social media websites cause the sharp decline of LED bulb imports? A movement launched on Indian social media platforms during the annual lighting festival Diwali on Oct. 31, 2016 resulted in a 30% to 50% revenue decline of energy efficient lights and LED bulbs in Mumbai.
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Indian City Kolhapur Struggles to Find Economic Model to Finance LED Streetlight Project

More than a year has passed since Kolhapur, a city in the western Indian state of Maharashtra, had launched tenders and appointed a firm to install the new LED lights, but the city council has not found a sustainable economic model to finalize the feasibility of the INR 280 million (US $4.12 million), reported The Times of India.
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Indian States Telangana, Jammu and Kashmir Roll out LED Lighting Replacements

Indian states Telangana, Jammu and Kashmir have become the latest to implement LED lighting replacement projects under the country’s Domestic Efficient Lighting Program (DELP), according to Indian media reports.
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Despite Indian Consumers Warming up to LED Lights, Some States are Delaying Streetlight Installation

Indian consumers are embracing the LED replacement wave, and have swapped more than 10 million traditional and CFL bulbs with LEDs within the last month, but some states have been delaying LED streetlight upgrades ahead of the upcoming elections, reported Indian media.
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Indian Government Considers Selling LED Bulbs at INR 44 under DELP Scheme

The Indian government intends to slash LED bulb retail prices from the average retail price of INR 300 (US $4.52) to INR 44 (US$ 0.66) under its DELP scheme, reported Times of India.
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MLS Releases Inverted Driver LED Panel Light in India

MLS (Forest LED) has developed revolutionary LED lighting products which have been primarily designed and developed in response to the Indian consumer insights. The first and slimmest ever LED panel light by Forest LED, have been introduced to help the brand strengthen its foothold into the growing LED market in India.
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Philips Urges Indian Government to Make LED Standards Mandatory

The Indian government should make manufacturing standards for LED lights applied in Prakash Path Yojana (PPY) mandatory, The Economics Times cited a Philips spokesperson saying.
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Indian Power Company BSES Discoms Sells 1.6 Million LED Bulbs

Reliance Energy backed Indian power company BSES discoms sold some 1.6 million LED bulbs in Indian metropolitan New Delhi over the last three months as part of its energy conservation promotion, reported The Economic Times.
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Indian Battery Maker Eveready Vying 10% of LED Lighting Market

Originally a battery maker, Indian manufacturer Eveready is transiting into the LED lighting market recently with the aim of acquiring at least 10% market shares, according to a Business Standard report.
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Thiruvananthapuram LED Streetlight Project in Limbo

Thiruvananthapuram, the capital of Indian state of Kerala, is making little progress in converting the city’s 84,000 streetlights to LEDs, according to a report by The Hindu.
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Philips India Partners with Disney to Make LED Lights for Kids

Philips Disney light product series launched to woo over children in late September 2013 will now be making its way into the Indian market, as the company’s India arm partners with Disney India, according to a The Times of India report.
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Lumileds introduced the LUXEON CZ Color Line, a product line optimized to deliver maximum punch. “The LUXEON CZ features up to 48% higher punch than any other undomed color LED,” said Jennifer Holland, Product Line Direct... READ MORE

LG Innotek today announced that it has supplied UV LED module for water purifiers to the famous Japanese purifier manufacturer for the past year and achieved the perfect quality of zero defect rate.