Kolkata of India to Install More LED Lights

Encouraged by the pilot LED project's success on four streets - Harish Mukherjee Road, S N Banerjee Road, New Park Street and Syed Amir Ali Avenue, Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) has roped in Asian Development Bank (ADB) to foot major part of the Rs 50-crore bill to get more LED lights on major roads. ADB has agreed to part-fund KMC's LED project in the first leg of phase II of the Kolkata Environment Improvement Project (KEIP). From February, work on installing LED lights will begin in Bidhan Sarani, Vivekananda...
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India800 Foundation Brings Solar LED Lamps To 50 Dark Villages

India800 Foundation, an organisation which works for people living below poverty line ,has supported solar LED lamps for over 50 backward villages that do not have electricity. The villages would be among 120 villages that would be covered under the project in the country. This was announced by Lord Amir Bhatia, House of Lords, England and vice-chairman of the India800 foundation. Hanul Technologies is installing over 5,000 LED Lights developed by the company at BMC Software which will bring savings of around 575 mega watts hours per year for the BMC. BMC ...
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Chinese Lights are Popular with Indian

Because of the affordable price and environment friendly feature, Chinese multi-colour lights are popular with Indian customers in this Diwali. Sources have shown that the demand for fancy Chinese lights has increased manifold in the past few years. In contrast, the demands for candles had reduced but these are still in the market. But the earthen lamps had almost vanished. According to Dheeraj, owner of shop at Ram Narain Bazaar, "The demand for Chinese lights had increased amazingly. Last year, we almost ran out of stock. This year, the demands is expected to re...
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Lighting Science Group and Dixon Technologies Jointly Releses New LED Bulb Priced under $15

Lighting Science Group and  electronics products manufacturer Dixon Technologies India Pvt. Ltd, have jointly to announce the world’s first sub-$15 omnidirectional 60-watt equivalent A19 LED bulb. According to the two companies, the new product that will be available in India by the end of the year and will be sold worldwide by Lighting Science Group early next year. The bulb is the first in a series of products being jointly manufactured and distributed by the two companies. The full line of products will include street lights, outdoor and industrial ligh...
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Gurgaon to Install Solar-powered LED Streetlights

It’s said that the Haryana Renewable Energy Development Agency (HAREDA) has intended to install solar-powered LED streetights in Gurgaon. HAREDA has also sketched out similar plans of setting up LED streetlight networks in 14 other districts of Haryana. HAREDA officials in Chandigarh, said that the agency was looking for private manufacturers of LED light systems in Haryana, and that the tender for the project has just been floated.  "We will get private firms to manufacture and install the lighting systems," said the offici...
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Indian Three Cities Join The Climate Group’s Global LED Project

Reportedly, Thane, Kolkata and Haldia, the three cities of India ,have joined The Climate Group’s global LED project to replace existing streetlights with longer-lasting, high-efficiency LEDs. Thane arranges to install 314 LED streetlights, Kolkata expects to install 273 LED streetlights as part of a pilot program, and Haldia plans to put up 290 LED lamps. Asides from that, other Indian communities are also taking actions to promote the adoption of cleaner, more efficient lighting. Delhi has worked with India’s Bureau of Energy Efficiency (B...
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Lighting Science Group Teamed up with Dixon Technologies to Tap into India LED Lighting Market

Lighting Science Group has teamed up with Dixon Technologies to jointly tap into India LED lighting market. Dixon Technologies will play as Lighting Science Group’s exclusive distributor of its high performance LED bulbs, fixtures and infrastructure products in India's 1.8 billion dollar lighting market. With Dixon's established and extensive network in India, Lighting Science Group will help the subcontinent meet its rapidly growing energy and infrastructure demands. Dixon Technologies' distribution network features 11 branch offices, in ...
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The National Defence Academy of India to Replace 1 lakh Lights with LEDs

The National Defence Academy (NDA) of India has decided to replace about one lakh lights with LED lamps in key establishments of the academy for energy saving. At present, The NDA has nearly 3,100 street lamps, mostly sodium or mercury vapour lights ranging from 75 watts to 250 watts. And 30 street lights have been replaced by 28-watt LED lamps on an experimental basis. Compared with the earlier 30 lights used to consume 7,500 watts (30X 250W = 7,500 watts), new lights will consume only 840 watts (30 X 28W= 840 watts), thereby saving nearly 5kWh of power or 55...
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Energy Saving, Beyond the Earth Hour

Every year on a given day cites across the globe pledge to commit themselves to lasting environmental actions. Many are participating to switch off lights on the 26th of March at 8.30pm but for the long run, cities have switched to LED lights, initiated long term water protection and tree planting initiatives, reforesting land running into hectares, developing carbon credit policies, etc Landmarks and global icons such as Gateway of India, Taj Hotels in Mumbai and Delhi, India Gate, Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus in Mumbai, Bollywood celebrity – Vidya Balan &...
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NMC Plans to Make LED Traffic Signals Retrofit

Reportedly, the Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) has planed to install new LED traffic signals at 61 locations in the city at a cost of about Rs 3 crore in the coming financial year 2011-2012. It’s said that the city has traffic signals at 124 junctions currently. And 49 have already been replaced by LED ones. According to NMC's traffic engineer N K Khan , seventy-five signals are more than 20 years old and need to be either replaced or upgraded. The work to be completed in a phased manner, would be completed in the next four months, in effect coveri...
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MIC Electronics Will Support LED Luminaires for Indian Railways

After last eighteen months evaluated by the Indian Railways, MIC Electronics Ltd, a Hyderabad based LED manufacturer, has successfully been the only company in the country which has been accorded by the Research, Designs & Standards Organisation (RDSO) of the Ministry of Railways for the Energy Efficient LED based Luminaires to be fitted in the Air Conditioned Coaches of the Indian Railways. All Air Conditioned Coaches & Sleeper Coaches manufactured by Integral Coach Factory (ICF), Chennai and Rail Coach Factory (RCF), Kapuralat...
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LED Boards Decorates Indian Western Railways

Indian Western Railways will replace the destination signboards on outstation trains with LED boards to provide train number, next stop and station name. The system will be supported by Global Positioning System. Initially the LED boards will be installed in 600 coaches at Rs. 8 crore and later used in all trains. According to railway sources, it is the first time when WR is going install these boards. It will be GPS-enabled and in future passengers will able to see railway information inside the trains. Besides, this system is remote-controlled and programmable....
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Japan LED Association Seeks for Technology Transfer and Manufacturing JV in Karnataka

It’s said that Japan LED Association , which was formed in June of 2004 to promote and support technology development and standardisation for LED lighting, is seeking for cooperation with the local partners Karnataka. Japan LED Association Vice President Atsushi Okuno, who held extensive discussions with State IT department officials on the sidelines of ISA Vision Summit, said that they were ready for sharing of technology transfer and manufacturing JV with local partners in Karnataka. According to Okuno, these energy saving solar lamps with twin ...
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Mumbai Central Railway Adopted LED to Cost and Energy Saving

The Central Railway (CR) in Mumbai has planed to replace the remaining 1,700 signals on its suburban network and has sought approval from the Railway Board to help reduce costs and maintenance of signals and eliminates instances of signal failure. Each signal post usually consists of four colored lamps, one each of green and red and two amber ones.
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Australian Company to Build Solar Plants in India

According to Times of Oman, Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has announced that the Australia-based Solar-Gem would use solar energy to supply electricity to the Elephanta Caves in India. According to Singh , this project was launched last month and would provide three villages with electricity for the first time on 24/7 basis. The company would use LED lamps from panels that store sun rays as electricity in battery units.
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The First LED Display on Healthcare, Medicine Usage in India

Karnataka State Pharmacy Council , India has invested Rs.1.3 lakh to install a LED  display in Bangalore city which flashes tips on healthcare and medication usage and storage methods, which was considered as the first-of-its-kind in the pharmacy space in Asia. According to D.A. Gundu Rao, president, Karnataka State Pharmacy Council, "This LED display has evoked excellent response among the general public and patients. It has also attracted the corporators and MLAs in Bangalore and they are keen to have more such displays across the city. "
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Kolkata Prepares to Install LED Streetlights

It’s reported that the Trinamool Congress-led Kolkata Municipal Corporation authorities want to install LED lights across the city after the success of a pilot project to light up the city's streets. The erstwhile Left Front board first decided to modernize streetlights on some major thoroughfares.
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Indian Monuments to Take a LED Lighting Pilot Project

Reportedly, India tourism department will light up the Panaji church and the picturesque Penha de França church at Britona with Phillips Lighting’s LED lighting as a pilot project from December 23 to January 2.
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Wipro Lighting Became the First Indian Company to Win 2010 International Design for Asia Award

With its LED streetlight, Wipro Lighting has won the ‘Design for Asia Merit Recognition Award 2010’.It is the first Indian company that recognizes the most influential design in Asia. The Orio streetlight features a LED technology and minimizes up to 50% of power consumption. The lighting solution is available in 24, 18, and 12 W versions with high power LEDs. The Orio offers 90% recyclability, energy efficiency and durability.
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SAINOOR Presents Advanced LED Lighting Solutions at Indian Trade Show, LEDEXPO 2010

Sainoor - India's premier LED lighting solutions company - showcased some of world's most advanced LED lights during LEDEXPO 2010 at New Delhi from Dec 17 - Dec 19, 2010.  
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Avnet to Present at India's LED Expo 2010

India's biggest LED lighting exhibition , LED Expo 2010, will be held in New Delhi on 17 - 19 December 2010.Cary Eskow, director of the Avnet Lightspeed program within Avnet Electronics marketing, is to give a keynote address at the event.
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The Ajanta Group of India Taps into LED Lighting

The Ajanta Group in India is paving the way for taping into LED lighting systems. The company has begun the R&D work on the technology despite commercial production may still take some time.
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MIC Electronics Received Rs 23.89 cr Orders in India LED Market

MIC Electronics Limited has been reported to bags multiple LED orders worth Rs 23.89 cr. One Rs.6.63 Cr order comes from the Uttar Pradesh New and Renewable Energy Development Agency (UPNEDA), based on the agreement that MIC Electronics will supply LED Solar Street Lighting Systems to them. Indian Railways also booked a gamut of True Color LED Display Systems and Emergency LED Lighting solutions worth Rs.5.87 Cr from MIC.
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India’s largest LED Street-lighting pilot program has started

The Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC), international NGO the Climate Group and HSBC reported that they would start India’s largest LED Street-lighting pilot program in Kolkata, which installed over 270 lights on several of the city’s arterial roads.
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LEM 2010 Attracted Many Indian Companies

Organized by Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), in co-operation with the Department of Foreign Trade and Economic Cooperation of Guangdong Province (GD-DOFTEC), the first-ever Lifestyle Expo in Mumbai (LEM)2010 was held in Mumbai for three days from October 28-30, 2010.   LEM 2010 presented Indian companies with lifestyle products from leading suppliers in Hong Kong and Guangdong Province, China.
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Nichia and India's Sujana to Collaborate on LED Lighting and Display Products

It’s reported that Sujana Energy Limited, a subsidiary of the city-based Sujana Group, entered into a strategic partnership with Nichia Corporation of Japan. The two companies will collaborate to produce LED Lighting and Display Products, according to the agreement.
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Havells Announces The Global Launch Of LED Lightings

Havells Sylvania set a revenue target of €50 million in 2010 Havells India Limited, a leading player in the Lighting & Fixture segment, electrical and power equipment sector in India is entering the LED Market.
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LED Lamps for Puducherry Village in India Soon

Under a scheme sponsored by India’s Bureau of Energy Efficiency, Union Ministry of Power, the Renewable Energy Agency of Puducherry (REAP) will install LED lamps in a village in the Union Territory at a cost of Rs. 15 lakh, according to The Hindu, the online edition of India's National Newspaper.
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Enerdyne India Ties up with Prolight Opto; Bids to change Indian High Power LED market

In a move that aims to bring about a significant and much needed change in the way high power LEDs are sold and consumed in the rapidly growing Indian market, Enerdyne Devices P. Limited, part of Sainoor Group from India , have entered into a marketing arrangement with Prolight Opto Technology Corp, a speciality LED packaging company headquartered in Taipei. 
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HAVELLS Forays into LED Lighting Segment

Havells India Ltd, a electrical and power distribution equipment manufacturer, has entered the Light Emitting Diode (LED) market with the launch of Endura Lite. LED is the future lighting source in India and are at the forefront of technological innovations.
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Nichia’s Tunable 757 receives rave reviews from industry leaders, including the coveted LpS Best Sustainability Technology Award. Nichia, the leader in and inventor of the high-brightness LED, announced its game-changing single LES, tuna... READ MORE

Innovative tunable white, mid-power LED enables luminaire manufacturers to improve colour tuning, shrink optics and fixture profiles, while enabling new design options. Nichia, the leader in and inventor of the high-brightness LED, announces i... READ MORE