2017-04-11

These Are the Top 10 LED Cities in the U.S.

Cities like Seattle, Minneapolis and Oklahoma City are leading the charge and reaping the benefits when it comes to LED adoption, but there is still a long runway. Less than 20 percent of U.S. residential light sockets contain an LED bulb, which means millions are missing out on this high-quality, energy-saving light source.
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2017-04-10

Boeing Energy Conservation Program Lauded by EPA

Boeing will be recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) with a 2017 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award for the company's continued leadership in protecting the environment through superior energy efficiency. Boeing will receive the award April 26 in Washington, D.C. This is the seventh consecutive year Boeing has been recognized by ENERGY STAR.
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2017-03-31

Zambia to Make Complete Switch Over to LED Lighting

Struggling with power shortages, Zambia is planning to convert the nation to 100% energy-efficient LED bulbs. As Thomson Reuters Foundation reports, power outages have hurt pillar industries such as mining and agriculture and the country has been forced to impose rationing on a daily basis.
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2014-12-17

Town of East Hartford Receives LED Streetlights and Outdoor Lighting Upgrade

Ameresco, Inc., (NYSE:AMRC), a leading energy efficiency and renewable energy company, announced today that it is working with the Town of East Hartford to develop and implement an LED street light and exterior lighting upgrade project at select locations. Under a $2 million Energy Savings Performance Contract (ESPC) including more than $480,000 in incentives, new street lights are being installed throughout town, and the Public Safety Complex, Community Cultural Center, Town Hall Offices, Terry Pool Park, Town Green Alumni Park and Firehouse #5 will benefit from exterior lighting upgrades resulting in more than 1.6 million kWh in annual electric savings. Further leveraging the resulting energy savings, East Hartford has engaged Ameresco for the duration of the contract to provide on-going maintenance of the new LED fixtures in the case of outages, repair, or damage ensuring the benefits will continue for East Hartford.
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2014-12-15

India Andhra Pradesh State Distributes 820,000 LED Bulbs at US$ 0.16 Price

India Andhra Pradesh state government implements DSM (Demand Side Management) based efficient lighting program (DELP) for domestic households in hope to save energy to the tune of 500 MW daily, according to a Business Standard report.
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TSLC Corporation, a subsidiary of SemiLEDs, launched sampling of its tri-color Mini LED series, targeted to provide LED display manufacturers with surface-mounting (SMT) compatible devices. The first product in the tri-color multi pixel series... READ MORE

The German chemistry giant BASF has revealed its development of dark automotive paint colors that are reflective to LiDAR for enhancing the detecting function of autonomous cars. LiDAR plays a critical role to the development of autonomous veh... READ MORE