2013-06-26

Philips Lumileds Cooperates with an India LEDs Distributor

Philips Lumileds has signed a contract with KORE (Key Operation & Electrocomponents Pvt Ltd), a major distributor of LED components in India, to distribute Philips Lumileds LEDs in the country. KORE will distribute Philips Lumileds’ Luxeon range which includes Luxeon Rebel white LED chips. Philips expects to make good use of KORE’s large customer base in India and accelerate time-to-market of its products in this country where the market potential of LEDs is huge. A recent report by research consultancy Memoori predicted tha...
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2013-06-19

The Demand for LED Lighting in India to Increase by 40%

The demand for LED lighting in India market would increase by about 40% annually at least for the next five years, global chief executive officer of NTL Lemnis Arun Gupta said yesterday. The size of the current lighting market in India is around 96 billion rupees (Rs.) and the LED lighting industry's share is around Rs.10 billion. According to the Association of Electrical Lighting Manufacturers in India (ELCOMA), the lighting industry in the country has increased by nearly 17% to 18% per annum over the past three years. Although the growth rate of overa...
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2013-05-22

LED Bulbs Helps Kerala Save 24 Million kwh Electricity Every Year

Kerala, India, The Energy Management Centre (EMC) is in the process of framing a street light policy, which, if implemented in the state, can save 24 million kwh of electricity every year. The policy will stress the need to use LED bulbs, which is now being implemented in 65 municipalities and corporations in the state. EMC director Dharesan Unnithan said that the pilot project of installing LED bulbs had been completed in 40 municipalities. The project is expected to be completed in all areas identified before June. "After the policy is framed, the local b...
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2013-05-06

LG Targets to be Market Leader in LED TV Segment

LG Electronics India, with the release of a new range of flat panel televisions, is primarily eyeing the replacement cum upgradation market in the non-metro cities in order to stay ahead in the race. According to Rishi Tandan, marketing head, home entertainment at LG Electronics India, LG ranked second in the LED TV market with a 24.2% market share. Samsung India is at the numero uno position with 26.2% market share and Sony was at the number three spot with 20% market share, said Tandan. The flat panel market television market was 5.5 million units, which is ...
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2013-05-03

EVERLIGHT Showcases New LED Components at 2013 LED EXPO Mumbai

 EVERLIGHT ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 【TSE:2393】 showcases new series Mid-Power LED components for lighting solutions such as tube light and streetlight applications in 2013 LED EXPO Mumbai, after successful exhibition experience in LED EXPO New Delhi. Moreover, EVERLIGHT has made an excellent example with the LED lamp and LED dot matrix display by fixed products - bus signage, in order to fulfil the booming demands of traffic infrastructures in India. EVERLIGHT brings up the concept of “The Right LED for the Right Application,” in order to provide the best performance and quality for different applications.
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2013-04-15

Rajkot ,Philips Implemented Rs 2.3-Crore LED Street Light Project

With the inauguration of Rs 2.3-crore LED street-lighting project of Rajkot Urban Development Authority (RUDA) by state Energy Minister Saurabh Patel, it became operational from April 14  evening. The project has been implemented by Philips Electronics India Limited. RUDA has installed more than 400 LEDs to light up around Six kilometers long stretch of a four-lane road connecting Rajkot with Metoda GIDC (Gujarat Industrial Development Corporation) on the western outskirts of the city. "We have made only the capital expenditure of Rs 2...
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2013-04-10

Samsung Introduces New Smart TV, LED TV Series in India

Samsung Electronics has introduced 20 new television models across its flagship Smart TV and LED TV series. “With the launch of our 2013 Smart TV range, we are looking to consolidate our leadership in the Panel TV market in India. We expect LED TVs to drive our Panel TV growth, with Smart TVs contributing at least 20 per cent of our Panel TV volumes this year,” Samsung India Senior Vice-President (Consumer Electronics) S K Kim told. Designed to deliver the ultimate lean back experience to consumers, the F8000 and F7500 are the f...
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2013-02-04

NTL Lemnis Showcases “Pharox” Range of LED Lighting Products

A wide range of the latest LED Lighting products, showcased at The Economic Times Acetech, Ahmedabad NTL Lemnis, the LED Lighting company, showcased a wide range of products of their globally acclaimed brand, “Pharox” at The Economic Times Acetech, Ahmedabad, organized from 1th to 3rd February, 2013.     NTL Lemnis, the JV Company between the lighting electronics major from India, NTL Electronics India Ltd. and the global frontrunner in the field of LED based sustainable lighting solutions, Lemnis Lighting of the Ne...
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2013-01-07

NTL Lemnis Showcases "Pharox" Range of LED Products

NTL Lemnis, the LED Lighting solutions company, showcased a wide range of products of their globally acclaimed brand, “Pharox” at ELASIA 2013, Bangalore.   NTL Lemnis, the JV Company between the lighting electronics major from India, NTL Electronics India Ltd. and the global frontrunner in the field of LED based sustainable lighting solutions, Lemnis Lighting of the Netherlands, Showcased the Pharox range of LED lighting solutions which are specially targeted towards Indian audience. The products are already available across Afri...
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2013-01-02

LED Industry Expected to Reach US $ 500 million by 2015 in India

According to industry experts, backed by strong activity on the policy reforms front, the Rs 9,600 crore lighting industry is expecting to clock a healthy growth in 2013. Even though the industry faced some rough weather on project sales, the consumer category is said to be witnessing good growth. Arun Gupta, global CEO, NTL Lemnis, pointed out that, the LED Industry is expected to reach around US $ 500 million by 2015 in India. Within the segment, LED street light and LED solar light's demand to increase by leaps and bounds in coming years,'' said A...
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2012-12-27

Indian Revives LED Illumination Plan for CST

The state government has revived its plan to illuminate Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, a Unesco world heritage site with LED lights. The project is expected to cost Rs 7.5 crore. The lighting will also be done in keeping with the occasion such as the Tricolour on August 15 and January 26. The proposal was first mooted a few years ago but failed to take off after Central Railway (CR) returned the Rs 5.5 crore it had received from the central government to illuminate the building. CR has also now evinced interest in executing the project. A source said a meeting ...
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2012-12-17

Indian Government to Install 25 million LED Bulbs in BPL Households

India's power ministry intends to install about 25 million LED bulbs over the next 3-4 years to electrify Below Poverty Line (BPL) households. Besides, the power ministry also proposes to provide financial incentives to fan manufacturers under SEEP, to produce super efficient fans, which will be available in the market to any consumer at a discounted price. This initiative under the government's Rajiv Gandhi Gramin Vidyutikaran Yojana (RGGVY) - the rural electrification programme - is to promote LED bulbs under the Super Efficient Equipment Prog...
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2012-11-22

Philips Predicts Indian LED Lighting Market to Grow to $478 million

According to Philips Electronics India, the Indian LED lighting market is expected to touch $478 million by 2015 from the current $101 million in 2011." Speaking to reporters here showcasing Light Next − an interactive lighting experience centre, Nirupam Sahay, president at Philips Lighting said, the growth drivers from the segment are the decline in LED prices, investment by government in energy efficient lighting systems and the quick return on investment (ROI). According to him, Philips is uniquely positioned in the LED lighting segment across th...
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2012-11-12

India Decorative Lighting Market Hit by Price Rise

Diwali has put denizens of Sangam city on a shopping spree for a variety of 'jhaalar' (colourful light series) and earthen lamps to fill their homes with a faint but beautiful golden light. From LED to rice bulb, rope light and artificial lamps, there is everything to suit the pocket of the Allahabadi reveler. But rising prices have hit even the wholesale market this year.  “The common man can light a bulb only if PM provides relief," said Shailesh Thakur, a businessmen of Shahganj market of the city. Everything, from the rates of these decorative...
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2012-10-16

LEDs Light up Flyovers in Mumbai

The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) has started illuminating its Burfiwala Junction flyover in Andheri with a colourful LED series. The eco-friendly LED strip lighting consumes very low power and is economical. And some Mumbaikars have already started enjoying the illuminated site as they zoom past from under the flyover as certain portion of it has got the series installed. The lighting is also water proof and gives effect of beautification of the structure built early this year by the metropolitan administration. The MMRDA has al...
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2012-10-11

Bridgelux LED Arrays Help Indian Stores Save Energy

According to Bridgelux, nearly 2000 LED-based luminaires, developed for Future Group using Bridgelux ES and RS LED arrays, have been installed in two new retail stores opening in India. The new stores use a combination of downlights, wall washers and track lights all designed by Asian Retail Lighting and using Bridgelux LED arrays. The use of LED-based technology, instead of metal halide lighting, in the stores is estimated to save 318,000 KwH per year or about 2.5 million Rupees (US$38,000) in power costs. “The product design and lighting conc...
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2012-10-09

Philips Electronics India Plans to Export Solar LED Street Lights

Philips will export solar LED street lights made in India to neighbouring nations within next one year. The company's Indian arm, Philips Electronics India, is currently executing a project for installing 19,000 solar LED street lights in Tamil Nadu in association with Tata Power Solar and Su-kam. According to Philips Electronics India President (Lighting India) Nirupam Sahay ,the company has designed and developed the technology at its R&D centre at Noida keeping in mind the rural market, which has a big potential as electrification has not yet t...
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2012-09-07

Indian Electronics For You Magazine Announces New Innovation in LED Lighting

According to a report published in Electronics For You magazine, a flagship publication of EFY Group, the single factor that puts LED lighting out of the reach of masses today is the high initial cost.   Therefore, the dream of every player in the LED lighting industry today is to create a commercially-feasible LED lamp that is equivalent to a 60W incandescent bulb, saleable at a cost of $5 to $10. The efficiency and light output of LEDs are increasing exponentially, effectively doubling every 36 months, in line with Moore's Law. LED efficiency, colo...
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2012-08-31

AKAI Releases State-of-the-art LED and LCD TV to Aim at India Market

Japanese consumer electronics brand AKAI has leased its latest assortment of alluringly priced LED and LCD televisions. There will be two LED TV models and one LCD TV model. The assortment will comprise the first Indian 29” ultra slim LED television with just 9 mm narrow bezel (model LED29E12). AKAI India is aiming for a 50% growth in the coming quarter with its varied assortment of LEDs, high-definition LCDs, and CRT televisions. Mr.PranayDhabhai, Managing Director of AKAI India, during the introduction of the latest assortm...
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2012-08-31

Indian University Makes LED Lighting Retrofit to Save Energy

Bangalore based M.S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology (MSRIT), one of India’s most  prestigious educational facilities for engineering, has made a complete lighting retrofit to make it a more eco-friendly facility , using eco lighting company Carbon Reduction Technology since June 2011. There were over eight thousand internal LED lighting units were fitted in all classrooms and corridors across the facility plus a range of external LED street lights around the Institute. As a tribute to the Indian nationality of the Institute, the facade of the buil...
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2012-08-30

India Seamless New Subsidiary Makes Inroad into Lighting Market

India Seamless group, a Pune-based small aircraft manufacturer, has make inroad into consumer lighting business by a new subsidiary LightO Technologies which aims to penetrate the markets in India, Sir Lanka, Bangladesh and Nepal. Rajiv Goel, chief financial officer of Indian Seamless group, has disclosed that, “We have launched more than 100 products under Lighto brand in LED and decorative lighting, compact fluorescent lamps category in the Indian market.” and Goel said the lighting product range starts from Rs 90 and goes up to Rs 18,000. The Rs...
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2012-08-23

AOC TV Aims at Rs 1,100 cr Revenue in India Market for LCD and LED TV in 2013

On August 22, AOC TV has signed Bollywood actress Kalki Koechlin as brand ambassador, and has announced that it targets to double revenue from India to Rs 1,100 crore in 2013, as it looks to corner a "significant" market share in the growing LCD and LED television segment here. Yesterday, the company also showcased a range of LCD and LED TVs, priced between Rs 15,000 and Rs 40,000. The company had started its TV business in India early in March. AOC TV Director Seema T Bhatnagar pointed out that, "The LCD and LED TV ...
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2012-07-31

NTL Electronics India achieves sales of 3 million LED bulbs over a period of a year

NTL Electronics India Limited has a good harvest with sales of 3.05 million LED lamps for the period July 2011 to June 2012, following 2 million LED lamps sales till June 2012. "In our new company, NTL Lemnis, we have a renewed focus on LED lighting. Globally, LEDs are fast replacing any other form of lighting and we are convinced that it will be the same for India shortly", says Mr. Arun Gupta, MD, NTL Electronics India Ltd. and Global CEO, NTL Lemnis BV. NTL Lemnis is the JV of NTL Electronics India with Lemnis of N...
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2012-07-23

LED Bulbs will be half of the Market Price in Delhiites

Last Friday, Power distribution company BSES Rajdhani Power Ltd (BRPL) has announced a scheme under which LED bulbs will be sold at R399 each against the market price of R700 to R800.  Therefore, LED bulbs will now be available to Delhiites at almost half the market price. Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit said that her government will grant some concession in value added tax to promote the use of LED bulbs. "The demand of power is going up by the day. It used to be 2,000 MW in the year 2000 and has risen to around 5,600 MW today. To ...
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2012-07-13

Guwahati Installs LED Lights in Six Key Streets

The Guwahati Municipal Corporation (GMC) has completed all formalities for installation of LED in six vital roads. The pilot project for installing LED lights in the city has been initiated by the GMC with Rs 67 lakhs grant from the 13th Finance Commission. It will be completed within three months. The civic body has selected Dutta Electricals, a Guwahati-based firm, for installing 178 LED lights in six streets of the city. Work on the project will commence soon. "We are going to install 25-watt LED lights in six streets of the city. Earlier, the G...
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2012-05-21

GE Lights Up MHA Mahindra Stadium in India

The recent revamp of the MHA Mahindra Stadium in Mumbai, India, was capped off with a new radiance provided by GE Lighting’s EF2000 fixtures. The new solution provided quality lighting and controlled light pollution, while fulfilling Televised Event Norms specified by the International Hockey Federation. The MHA Mahindra Stadium, located in Mumbai, India, was recently given a total revamp, which included replacing existing lights with GE’s EF2000 fixtures designed for stadium lighting. The new lighting solution provided uniformity of light and...
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2012-05-10

NTL Electronics India Announces Sales of 2.19 Million LED Lamps in 2011-2012

Recently, NTL Electronics India Limited, the Rs. 550 Cr (US$ 110 million) Lighting Electronics major from India, has announced sales of 2.19 million LED lamps for the annual year 2011-2012.   According to the company, the sales came in not from a whole year of operation but from manufacturing LED bulbs for 9 months during the period. The LED market is expected to grow manifold over years, so the growth for NTL Electronics is also going to be exponential. Therefore, the company garnered over 5% of the total sales of LED lamps globally. NTL Ele...
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2012-03-20

Kerala to Install LED Bulbs for Street Lighting

Kerala has planned to install LED bulbs in all the street lights. Currently, as part of the initiative, a technical specification would be issued by the Energy Management Centre (EMC). To study the specification, a pilot project would be implemented in 65 areas in all the Corporations and municipalities. According to EMC director Dharesan Unnithan, tenders have been floated for the pilot project and several prominent companies have expressed interest in the project and given samples. It is in the process of finding out the energy saved by the LED bulbs and the light...
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2012-02-03

Seren Photonics to Bring Its HBLED Technology in India

Seren Photonics Ltd (Seren) has made its first collaboration agreement that includes terms to bring its unique LED processes to market, but the partner was undisclosed, according to Fusion IP, a university IP commercialisation company that has a 48 % shareholding in Seren. Under the terms of the agreement, Seren has given exclusive rights to its technology for certain lighting applications in India. The chosen partner has entered in to a collaboration agreement with Seren, which when successfully concluded, will allow the partner to take a licence for manufacture of prod...
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2011-12-28

LEDs Predicted to Replace Streetlights in India by 2020

Recently, insiders in India showed their opinions about the tendency of LED development. According to Amrit Manwani, an alumnus of IIT-Kanpur, LEDs will take the place of conventional streetlights by 2020. He thought that the LEDs consume one-third of the power consumed by the conventional streetlights and also illuminate a larger area. Due to less power consumption, the LED bulbs and tubelights would become a part of every household. Manwani, a co-ordinator of 1972 batch, said LED tubelights and bulbs consume only 1/10 of the power consumed by tubelights and...
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