2009-09-29

Alberta Ice Arena Retrofitted with Albeo's Solid-State LED Lighting

Albeo Technologies Inc., a manufacturer and supplier of energy efficient LED lighting systems, today announced that the Bowden Ice Arena in Alberta has retrofitted entirely with Albeo's C-Series High-Bay white-LED Solid-State Luminaire. Albeo's C-Series high-bay produces over 25,000 lumens at 79 lm/W, giving it a wall plug efficiency that surpasses fluorescent and HID high-bay lighting systems.
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2009-09-10

LBT Patent Approved by USPTO

Light-Based Technologies has developed an analog control circuit for a plurality of light sources. The company has been issued U.S. Patent No. 7,570,183 on August 4th, 2009 to protect this invention. According to the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office, the invention relates to "a system of generation of multi-channel analog output signals, from a single analog input signal, and the controlled activation of peripheral devices responsive to the multi-channel analog output signals."
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2009-08-26

Future Lighting Solutions Offers Innovative System for Enabling Efficient High CRI Tunable White LED Applications

Future Lighting Solutions today announced new capabilities to support LED design engineers in building high Color Rendering Index (CRI) tunable white applications that are optimized for light output and efficacy. The company has developed patent-pending intellectual property, now available for customer licensing, that provides the knowledge, tools and technologies to optimally select three or more LEDs, as well as their respective drive current and dimming ratios, to meet high CRI design specifications.
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2009-08-26

Nuclear Power Plant Goes Solar with Off-Grid LED Outdoor Lighting

One of California’s largest state utilities, Southern California Edison (SCE), is lighting up the night with solar technology at its San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS). To illuminate its main employee parking areas, Edison is equipping the site with solar-powered LED lights from Carmanah Technologies (TSX: CMH).
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2009-08-07

Future Electronics and Recom Power Announce Distribution Agreement

RECOM POWER Inc. and Future Electronics today announced that both companies have agreed to an Americas franchise distribution partnership. Future's strong application engineering, marketing, and supply chain management will provide RECOM with a differentiated partner and the opportunity to service customers in the Americas.
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2009-07-30

Carmanah Launches M650 Solar-LED Marine Lantern

Carmanah Technologies (TSX: CMH) yesterday introduced its new M650 solar-LED marine lantern. The new product features an on-board programmable interface, USB connection, replaceable battery pack as well as intelligent deployment capability, and provides four nautical miles of visibility. The M650 solar-LED marine lantern is designed for lighting ports, harbours and marinas; marking obstructions and nautical hazards; or illuminating aids to navigation in all types of environments.
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2009-07-10

Carmanah Introduces A650 LED Solar-powered Aviation and Obstruction Lights

Carmanah Technologies has introduced its new solar-powered light: the A650 aviation and obstruction light. Featuring a groundbreaking user interface, replaceable battery pack, intelligent-deployment capability and up to 10 candela of intensity (steady-on), the A650 is ideal for taxiway and apron-edge lighting, emergency airfield and helipad lighting, airfield construction barricade lighting, and obstruction lighting.
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2009-07-02

LEDs Color Historic Light-Art Concert with Future Lighting Solutions

A historic light-art concert in Jena, Germany, featured a color-changing performance by 170 LED-illuminated weather balloons in a custom installation engineered by a team assembled by Future Lighting Solutions. Super-sized balloons hung throughout the concert hall changed color on a pre-programmed schedule paralleling the mood and tempo of the music, utilizing RGB LED modules built with LUXEON® Rebel LEDs as well as a closed-loop color and brightness management system to achieve color consistency from balloon to balloon.
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2009-06-26

LED Revenues from Notebooks to Reach Over $800 Million in 2010

Market for LEDs in notebooks will grow from around $200 million in 2008 to over $800 million in 2010, according to a new research report available at Electronics.ca.
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2009-06-12

Welland, Canada, Issued Request for Proposal for LED Street Light Conversion

The City of Welland, Ontario, Canada, has issued a Request for Proposal (RFP) for switching all the street lighting in the city to LEDs. This is a first in the preparation of municipal, provincial or state RFPs or tenders in Canada that calls specifically for LED lighting. The RFP and tender calls for the replacement of 5903 street lights and an on-hand inventory of 97, making this a 6000-unit project over 3 years. The closing date is Monday July 6. Further details can be found on the City of Welland website.
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2009-06-08

LED Lights of CRS Shine on Ontario’s Green Energy Act

Last month, in the Province of Ontario, Canada, Bill 150 was given Royal Assent signing into law the new Green Energy Act, 2009. This Act is intended to build a green economy in Ontario, under the leadership of Ontario Minister of Energy and Infrastructure, George Smitherman.
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2009-06-05

New 9-Watt PAR30 LED Spotlight Bulb from LEDtronics to Replace 50-75-Watt Halogens, Runs on Wide Voltage Range

LEDtronics Inc. has announced the latest addition to its series of high-power PAR30-style LED spotlight bulbs. The white-body, medium-beam PAR30 LED bulb is made up of five 3-W LEDs and replaces filament-based PAR30 bulbs, combining advanced LED technologies, a standard 26-mm Edison screw-in base and a light optimizing design, producing 337 lm of vivid warm-white light.
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2009-06-04

CRS Electronics Lists on TSX Venture Exchange and Opens the Market

CRS Electronics (“CRS”), the operating subsidiary of Podium Capital Corporation (TSX-V:LED), an engineer, designer and manufacturer of LED lighting, today rang the morning bell to begin market trading. CRS’s President and founder Scott Riesebosch along with other company representatives were excited to meet with senior members of the TSX Venture Exchange team to celebrate their new listing in the fast growing clean technology sector.
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2009-05-25

Norburn Lighting Introduces LED Under Cabinet Lighting to Canada Market

Norburn Lighting and Bath, Canada’s destination source for LED lighting, introduces to the Canadian market Design Pro LED Under Cabinet lighting from Kichler.
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2009-05-19

Welland, Canada Requires Developers to Use LED Fixtures in New Streetlight Installations

Welland, Canada has recently approved the resolutions to require developers to use LED fixtures in new streetlight installations, and is looking at the replacement of existing fixtures with LEDs. Located in the Niagara Region of Ontario, Canada, Welland became an LED City in September 2008, and is leading the way in new initiatives.
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2009-04-09

LED Streetlights to Brighten The Roadways of Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia, Canada, has launched a pilot project to use energy-efficient LED streetlights replacing the conventional streetlights in several parts of the province, aiming to reduce energy consumption.
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2009-03-03

Future Lighting Solutions Aids Development of New LED Train Lights

It’s reported that Future Lighting Solutions has provided key technical design assistance for new energy-saving LED light fixtures unveiled last month on the Hong Kong MTR (Mass Transit Railway). The new fixtures, each comprised of 32 high-powered LEDs, are designed to reduce energy consumption on the city’s trains, extend bulb life to lower replacement costs, and provide more natural lighting than conventional fluorescent tubing for commuter comfort.
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2009-02-19

Future Lighting Solutions Announces Its First True Color Mixing LED Optic

Future Lighting Solutions announced the availability of its first off-the-shelf optic for uniform mixing of multiple LED light sources. The company says Polymer Optic's 230 Color Mixer Reflector can uniformly mix light from up to four closely mounted Luxeon Rebel LEDs (from Philips) into a single +/- 5 degree full width at half maximum (FWHM) beam.
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2009-02-10

Aimtec new LED drivers provide high output current

Aimtec Inc. has introduced the first two series of its new line of step-down DC-DC LED drivers - the AMLD-IZ and AMLDL-Z. The company says the new LED drivers meet the rigorous demands for environment friendly LED lighting solutions.     the AMLD-IZ
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2009-01-19

Lomolar Develops Fish-Shaped LED Fixtures with Special Effects

Toronto-based Lumolar has developed unusual fish-shaped LED luminaries. The company says they can shift from looking like Chinese lanterns to changing colors like the aurora borealis, with the help of LED solutions support provided by Future Lighting Solutions.
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2008-12-10

New Constant Current LED Drivers — Ideal in Low Voltage LED Lighting Apps

Supertex, Inc., a recognized leader in high voltage analog and mixed signal integrated circuits (ICs), introduced the CL520 and the CL525, two linear, constant current, two terminal LED drivers with only 1.0 volt drop-out and fixed output currents of 20mA and 25mA, respectively.
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2008-12-08

Solar-powered obstruction light from Carmanah provides 32.5-candela LED beacon

Carmanah Technologies Corporation introduced a new benchmark in solar-powered obstruction lighting: the solar-powered A810 Obstruction Lighting System. Suitable for marking towers and other fixed obstructions up to 150 feet in height, this stand-alone lighting system installs quickly to produce a bright, steady red signal wherever it's needed.
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2008-11-11

Lime Energy's LED retrofit can save 2 million per year to Casino

It’s reported that Lime Energy and Harrah's Rincon Resort and Casino, Valley Center, CA, have completed an energy efficiency retrofit project that produces significant benefits for the resort and the environment. The project includes new LED technology in elevators, recessed downlights and outdoor signage.
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2008-09-09

LED light to illuminate Tunnel in Germany

It's reported that Dellux Technologies Inc., Canada, an international leader in LED tunnel lighting, has selected Golden DRAGON LEDs from OSRAM Opto Semiconductors for the luminaires to be installed in the 「Thüringer Schmücketunnel」 on the A71 in the German state Thüringen. Upon installation of the new LED luminaires, in the fall of 2008, it will be the first tunnel in Germany and the longest in Europe to be illuminated by LED light.
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2008-09-04

City of Welland Joins LED City Program

Recently, Cree, Inc., a market leader in LED lighting, and the City of Welland, Ontario, Canada, announced that Welland has joined the LED City initiative, an international program that promotes the deployment of energy-efficient LED lighting. The city has converted many of its lighting applications to LEDs, including streetlights and traffic signals, and has additional projects underway. Welland has also amended its municipal standards to facilitate LED lighting for all future streetlight installations.
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