2009-11-24

Design Lights Consortium Launches Listing of Qualified Lighting Products

Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships (NEEP) and the DLC, along with assistance from their project team at the Lighting Research Center (LRC), has developed a new independent listing of qualified solid state lighting (SSL) products.
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2009-11-24

Outdoor Lighting Perspectives Launches LED Line of Outdoor Lighting Fixtures for both Residential and Commercial Outdoor Lighting

Outdoor Lighting Perspectives, a provider of residential and commercial outdoor lighting systems, announces it is now offering homes and businesses LED fixtures as part of their full service outdoor lighting design, installation and maintenance offering. DG Lights of California will be OLP’s manufacturer and distributor of these new LED light fixtures.
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2009-11-23

Test Trial Approved for Daktronics Courtside LED Scorer’s Tables in NBA Facilities

Daktronics Inc of Brookings, S.D., announced that the National Basketball Association (NBA) has approved a test trial of Daktronics courtside light emitting diode (LED) scorer’s tables. Until recently the NBA had approved digital light processing (DLP®), but not LED, technology courtside.
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2009-11-20

NASA and Lighting Science Sign Agreement to Develop Lighting for Space Exploration

Lighting Science Group Corporation (LSG), a global leader in LED lighting products and the NASA John F. Kennedy Space Center Thursday have signed a two year agreement to jointly develop a high illumination and good color rendering LED light fixture for space exploration.
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2009-11-19

Progress Solar Solutions, LLC Becomes Distributor of Visible Light Solar Technology’s LED and Solar/LED Retrofit Product Line

Progress Solar Solutions TM, LLC, a solar and energy efficient lighting provider specializing in cost-effective, environmentally friendly solar and electric LED and induction lighting today announced that it will distribute Visible Light Solar Technologies’ full retrofit product line, including LED and Solar/LED lighting solutions for street, parking, area, security wall packs, parking decks, bollards and interior high bay and low bay lights.
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2009-11-19

AnalogicTech(TM) Launches Family of Direct and Edge LED Backlighting Drivers; Unveils Strategic Roadmap for LED Backlit LCD Televisions

Advanced Analogic Technologies, Inc. (AnalogicTech), an analog semiconductor company focused on powering innovative solutions in consumer, industrial, and communications markets, Wednesday made its official move into the LED backlit LCD television market with the first chip set families in a series of innovative power management semiconductor systems designed to significantly enhance energy efficiency and user-experience for LED backlit LCD televisions.
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2009-11-19

BPA Rebate Available for Clearlight 40W LED NEMA Type 5 Lamp

Evluma Clearlight 40W LED replacement lamp for NEMA Type 5 lighting applications has been approved for a Custom Project Proposal Incentive from Bonneville Power Administration (BPA). Incentives will be based on energy saved by installation of the Clearlight in lighting applications currently served by 70-150W High Pressure Sodium (HPS) and 50-175W Mercury Vapor (MV) lamps.
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2009-11-19

Ecotek Lighting Installs LED Light Boxes at San Diego Natural History Museum

EcoTek Lighting has installed a high-performance, energy-efficient light box with Direct Backlit LED Array technology at the San Diego Natural History Museum along with three beautifully designed and engineered poster frames. The three matching poster frames hold movie posters on the south wall of the theater entry vestibule just off the atrium.
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2009-11-19

DOE to Fund Innovative OLED Lighting Developed by DuPont

DuPont announced that it has been awarded a $2.25 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) for a two-year project to develop a solid-state lighting source using low-cost organic light emitting diode (OLED) solution-processing manufacturing techniques.
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2009-11-18

Nuvision Debuts Three New Super Slim LED/LCD HDTVs

NuVision© U.S. Inc. Monday announced the introduction of three new super slim LED edge-lit LCD TV models for the consumer market—the Lucidium NVU40FX5LS (40-inch), the NVU46FX5LS (46-inch) and the NVU55FX5LS (55-inch). The 55-inch is also available in a limited edition featuring a silver frame (NVU55FX5LSX).
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2009-11-18

Starbucks Installing LED Lighting in 8000 Stores

Starbucks Coffee Company recently has begun implementing its LED lighting conversion program, the result of an alliance with GE Consumer & Industrial to develop a solution that will help reduce energy consumption as well as utility and maintenance costs at Starbucks stores around the world.
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2009-11-17

Albeo Launches S-Series Sealed High Bay and Low Bay LED Lighting

Albeo Technologies introduces its new S-Series line of general illumination light fixtures for demanding environments. The products feature continuously-welded heavy-gauge aluminum housings, silicone gasketed water-tight seals, stainless-steel hardware, high-performance thermal conductors, large area thermal radiators, toroidal power conversion, high impact optics, and top tier LEDs.
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2009-11-17

LEDs Used in Test/Measurement & Medical Science Devices – Global Market Forecast

ElectroniCast Consultants, a market & technology forecast consultancy, announced the results of their study of the global market consumption of packaged LEDs used in selected Test/Measurement & Medical Science Devices.
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2009-11-17

C. Crane Offers New Energy-Saving LED Light Bulb Powerful Enough to Replace Common Halogen Type MR16 Bulbs

C. Crane, a pioneer in direct-replacement LED light bulbs, is now shipping the new GeoBulb® MR16 LED Light Bulb. The GeoBulb® MR16 runs on just 3 Watts and can be used as a direct replacement for a 20-Watt halogen bulb. C. Crane estimates that, over five years, for each standard 20 Watt MR16 bulb a business replaces with a GeoBulb® MR16, they could save about $200.00* in bulb replacement and electrical costs. GeoBulb® MR16 bulbs have standard bi-pin bases and should require no retrofitting of any kind.
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2009-11-16

DOE issues a Gateway report on LED freezer lights, as well as the summary report of CALiPER round 9

Recently, The US Department of Energy (DOE) has issued a Gateway report on LED freezer-case lighting in Eugene, Oregon, as well as the summary report of round 9 of CALiPER testing.  DOE has published the final report from a demonstration retrofit of LED freezer-case lighting in an Albertsons Grocery store in Eugene, Oregon. This Gateway demonstration report provides an overview of project results including lighting performance, economic performance, and potential energy savings.
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2009-11-16

Azzurro, licenses and transfers GaN-on-Si technology to Osram

It’s reported that Osram Opto Semiconductors has apparently conducting R&D on the growth GaN-based LEDs on large-diameter silicon substrates, using technology developed by Azzurro Semiconductors. The agreement was signed a year ago, and the transfer of the GaN-on-Si process technology is exclusive to Osram Opto Semiconductors until November 7, 2010. Outside the Osram agreement, Azzurro is able to license its technology to other parties, and continues to supply GaN-on-Si epiwafers to other customers.
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2009-11-13

Magnalight.com Adds Surface Mount Billet Encased LED Modules

Larson Electronics' magnalight.com added several new LED lights, including the LEDSM-3X60 and the LEDSM-1X60 mounts for flat and tubular mounting of small LED lights. The LEDSM-3X60 LED light consists of three 250 lumen watertight, potted LED lights encased in an machined aluminum billet housing. The LEDSM-1X60 LED light is similar in construction with only a single water tight LED capsule. The individual LED pods contain 15 LEDs and are fully potted. Each LED has a red and black lead for 12 or 24 volt power.
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2009-11-13

Nanometrics Receives Multiple Metrology Orders for High-Brightness LEDs

Nanometrics Incorporated, a supplier of advanced process control metrology systems used primarily in the manufacturing and packaging of semiconductors, solar photovoltaics and high-brightness LEDs, today announced multiple orders from new and existing HB-LED customers for RPMBlue™ and IVS185™ metrology systems, which will be used for photoluminescence (PL) mapping and critical dimension and overlay control, respectively. These systems are scheduled to be delivered and qualified in the fourth quarter of this year.
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2009-11-13

EcoTek Lighting Develops Brilliant, Energy Efficient LED Light Boxes for Eco-friendly Lee Jeans

EcoTek Lighting has installed high performance, energy efficient indoor light boxes with Direct Backlit LED Array technology for Lee® Jeans at the company’s Crossings Premium Outlet Store in Tannersville, PA. Three 36” x 72” vertical backlit LED light boxes are paneled together to form one 108” x 72” spectacular light box display behind the store cash wrap counter.
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2009-11-13

DOE Releases GATEWAY Report on LED Freezer Case Lighting

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has published the final report from a demonstration retrofit of light-emitting diode (LED) freezer case lighting in an Albertsons Grocery store in Eugene, Oregon. This GATEWAY demonstration report provides an overview of project results including lighting performance, economic performance, and potential energy savings. In this project, upright freezer cases were retrofitted with LED striplights combined with occupancy sensors, and compared against standard fluorescent lighting on the opposite side of the aisle. Key findings include:
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2009-11-12

Renaissance Lighting Launches solía™, Its Newest ENERGY STAR®-Qualified Luminaire Product Line for General Illumination Applications

Renaissance Lighting, an innovator in the development of LED downlight fixtures, introduced its new solía™ brand high-efficiency all-white solid-state downlighting at the Greenbuild International Conference and Expo in Phoenix, AZ.  
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2009-11-11

LEDnovation Introduces New White A19 LED Light Bulbs for Incandescent and CFL Replacement

LEDnovation, Inc. introduces a new LED lighting product, the white A19 LED bulb for the North American Market, and the company claims the bulb is with the world’s highest efficiency state-of-the-art design.
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2009-11-11

Dialight Signs Second Agreement with US Telecom Tower Operator for LED White Strobe Technology

Applied LED lighting technology specialist Dialight Plc. today announced that an agreement has been signed with a second major US telecom tower operator, for its LED white strobe technology. The commitment from the operator is to use Dialight’s unique LED technology for all new towers, all light replacements and repairs. Initial shipments have already commenced and the agreement will continue through at least the end of 2010.
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2009-11-11

Cree to Double LED Production Capacity in 2010

Cree Inc., a leading provider of LED lighting, will double its chip production capacity next year to meet strong worldwide growth, the China Daily reports, citing a top executive of the company. The company Monday (Nov.9) signed an agreement with the local government of Huizhou in China, to build the world's largest manufacturing plant, with a floor area of 55,000 sqm, for LED chips. The company would further expand production capacity depending on market performance, said Chuck Swoboda, Cree chairman and CEO.
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2009-11-11

Sunovia Expands Lighting Market into Areas without Electricity

LED fixture manufacturer Sunovia Energy Technologies, Inc. announced that it formed a partnership with Solar Electric Power Co., a maker of solar electric lighting, to provide outdoor lighting that uses no electricity. The companies expect to produce thousands of solar-powered LED lighting fixtures under the new agreement.
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2009-11-11

Brillia Introduces Thermadjust(TM), a Revolutionary Ambient Temperature-Sensing Technology for LED Modules

Brillia(TM), a provider of LED light engines, announces a new line of LED modules for luminaires utilizing Thermadjust(TM) technology. Thermadjust is a revolutionary new concept for LED modules that further enhances the usability of LED technology for general illumination.
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2009-11-10

PolyBrite International Announces Greener Results in Borealis LED Streetlight Testing

PolyBrite International announced today that the installation of Borealis LED streetlights has saved the City of Naperville up to 60% in energy usage for each of the four months of usage. The City of Naperville has been monitoring Borealis LED streetlights since June and they will continue to do so until January 2010. 
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2009-11-10

Albeo Breaks 89 Lumens Per Watt System Efficiency with Cree XLamp XP-G LEDs

Albeo Technologies Inc. announced a milestone in Solid-State Lighting; the award winning C-Series LED fixture with Cree's XLamp® XP-G R3 LEDs (Albeo part number LS-E143-011C0-RPG) surpassed 89 lumens per watt efficacy with an output of 3074 lumens tested to LM-79 standards by a CALiPER accredited independent testing facility. Efficacy can vary depending on configuration options. Test report number ITL63217 is available for download at www.albeotech.com.
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2009-11-10

Seoul Semiconductor, NGL Supply Make 1000 Free Light Bulbs Available Through the World Usability Day Project Website

The World Usability Day (WUD) project will make 1,000 LED spot/bulbs available for free via their website www.worldusabilityday.org. "Assume the following math: 1,000 bulbs can replace all of the light bulbs in 20 medium-sized houses," said Brian Sullivan, the usability principal at the Sabre Human Factors Center in San Francisco, CA, and co-chair of World Usability Day. "The LED bulbs are easily three times more efficient than standard bulbs. So that is the equivalent of lighting 100 houses," said Brian Sullivan, co-chair of World Usability Day.
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2009-11-10

Cree Signs Agreement for Expansion in Huizhou, China

Cree, Inc.  announced yesterday (Nov. 9) an agreement to purchase a 592,000-square-foot facility in Huizhou, Guangdong Province, China. The facility will be Cree’s first chip-production facility outside of North America and is targeted to also house future components manufacturing expansion.
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Broad spectrum white LEDs are widely available San Jose, CA – Lumileds today announced immediate high quantity availability of its LUXEON 3030 HE Plus Horticulture LEDs. Based on the company’s leading 3030 LED portfolio and charact... READ MORE

- LED technology makes extremely space-saving disinfection applications possible - UV-C light can eliminate up to 99.9 percent of viruses and bacteria - Osram Opto Semiconductors is driving industrialization of UV-C LEDs Installed in space-sav... READ MORE