2009-08-20

Energy Focus Awarded an Additional $0.5 Million to Provide LED Lighting for US Navy Ships

Energy Focus, Inc. yesterday announced that it has been awarded a $0.5 million SBIR extension grant from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to develop and produce solid state lighting fixtures for general use on Navy ships. The new fixtures will replace 50 and 110 Watt water tight incandescent fixtures now in use. With the addition of these new fixtures Energy Focus, Inc.
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2009-08-20

ICAP Ocean Tomo Retained to Sell Gentle Waves LED System Intellectual Property Portfolio

ICAP Ocean Tomo announced today that it has been retained to sell the intellectual property portfolio for the Gentle Waves LED Photomodulation® System. This portfolio contains 60 issued and pending patents in the U.S. and worldwide in addition to regulatory approvals, trademarks, logos, and related assets.
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2009-08-20

Porlier Outdoor Selects Watchfire to Install Its First Two Digital Billboards outside St. Louis, Mo.

Porlier Outdoor Advertising Co., located in the western suburbs of St. Louis, Mo., has installed two digital billboards manufactured by Watchfire Digital Outdoor. The 19mm 14’x48’ billboards are located in heavily traveled, highly visible locations in St. Charles County, a bedroom community of St. Louis.
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2009-08-20

Marktech LED Lighting Introduces Improved PAR20 LED Bulb for Indoor Lighting Applications

Marktech LED Lighting has released its new EnergyLED PAR20 LED bulb. The bulb uses just 4.6 watts to generate up to 300 lumens of light, a 50% improvement in lumen output compared to the previous generation. With a 50º beam angle and E26 base, this UL approved family of LED bulbs is currently available in two white color temperatures, 2800k and 6000k cool white.
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2009-08-19

Orb Optronix Added as a Future Lighting Solutions LED Systems Integration Member

Orb Optronix has recently been named an Integration Member of Future Lighting Solutions’ Network. This provides Future Lighting Solutions’ customers access to Orb Optronix’ LED product development services, LED measurement lab and LED measurement products.
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2009-08-19

Fusion Optix Expands Headquarters; Increases Product Development and Quality Control Space

In an effort to further support its growing client list, Fusion Optix has expanded into the adjoining space of its new facility in Woburn, MA. The move gives Fusion Optix 60% more space for engineering, product development, and quality control.
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2009-08-19

Carmanah Divests LED Edge-Lit Signs Business

Carmanah Technologies announced that the company and Dr. David Green today closed on an agreement whereby Dr. Green, through his holding company, has purchased Carmanah's LED edge-lit signs business, Carmanah Signs Inc. ("CSI"). This transaction is aligned with Carmanah's business strategy to focus on strategic solar lighting and technology markets. As part of the transaction, Dr.
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2009-08-19

Cooper Lighting Introduces LED Decorative Outdoor-Area Luminaire

Cooper Lighting, a division of Cooper Industries, Ltd., has introduced a new outdoor lighting fixture — the McGraw-Edison Generation LED Post Top Luminaire.
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2009-08-18

Pittsburgh International Airport to Switch to LEDs with $800K Grant

The Pittsburgh International Airport has get an $800,000 grant to install LED lighting, a county executive Monday announced. Nearly 1,500 LED Lights will be installed in parking lots, and garages in the airport. The lights that will be replaced are in the long-term and extended parking lots as well as the three-level parking garage at the airport. The LED lighting system will consume an estimated 83 percent less energy and result in $158,754 in annual energy savings, with 2,118,438 kWh saved over the project's lifetime.
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2009-08-18

Solar Sunflowers in Austin, Texas

In Austin, Texas, SunFlowers, an Electric Garden has been completed, becoming the largest public art installation in the city. The Electric Garden is comprised of 15 flower-shaped photovoltaic solar panels that line a pedestrian and bike path on the greenbelt between a retail lot and highway I-35.
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2009-08-17

Philadelphia Plans to Convert All Traffic Lights to LEDs

The city of Philadelphia plans to replace 55,000 incandescent traffic signals with LEDs in two years, reports the Philadelphia Inquirer, citing city officials. According to the article, the plan is to switch all the yellow and green traffic lights at the 2,800 intersections in the city to energy-efficient LEDs, as the red lights were already switched to LEDs about 10 years ago. The city would use federal stimulus money and state-required energy conservation encouraging subsidies to accomplish the project, city officials said.
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2009-08-17

LSI Industries’ LED Light Fixtures Make George Washington Bridge Shine Bright

The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey recently announced that it has completed installing energy-efficient LED lighting on the iconic necklace of the George Washington Bridge. LSI Industries, under contract to the New York Power Authority (NYPA) and in coordination with the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey, developed and produced this innovative lighting system.
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2009-08-14

SRI International and SDK Announce Breakthrough Performance in OLED Devices

SRI International, an independent nonprofit research institute, and Showa Denko K.K. (SDK), a Japan-based chemical industry company in partnership with Itochu Plastics Inc. (CIPS), have achieved record-breaking results using SRI’s new cavity organic light-emitting diode (COLED) technology and SDK’s light-emitting polymers to produce a highly efficient light source that could one day replace incandescent and fluorescent light bulbs.
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2009-08-12

Cree Reports Record Revenue for the Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2009

Cree, Inc. yesterday reported its 4Q09 revenue and forecast better-than-expected first-quarter results. The company scored record revenue of $148.1 million for its fourth quarter of fiscal 2009, representing a 9% increase compared to revenue of $135.9 million reported for the fourth fiscal quarter last year and a 13% increase compared to the fiscal third quarter of 2009. And for fiscal year 2009, the company reported revenue of $567.3 million, which represents a 15% increase compared to revenue of $493.3 million for fiscal 2008.
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2009-08-11

River Forest Could Expand LED Pilot Project

In River Forest, IL, the U.S., the village board has approved a project studying the effectiveness of energy-efficient light-emitting diodes (LED) in outdoor streetlights. And the LED pilot project in the village, which encompasses just one streetlight near the corner of Central and Lathrop Avenues, could be expanded later this year.
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2009-08-11

Feit Electric Introduces Performance LED Light Bulbs

FEIT ELECTRIC, a U.S.-based manufacturer and supplier of energy-efficient light bulbs, announced its general purpose line of new Performance LED light bulbs available in several popular reflector sizes, plus a household "A19" shape.
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2009-08-10

Arizona State University Installs LED Lighting in Parking Structures as Part of Energy Conservation Project

Lighting Science Group Corporation (LSG) recently announced that Arizona State University (ASU) has taken another step in its commitment to 'going green' by retrofitting six parking structures on the Tempe campus with new light emitting-diode (LED) fixtures. Changing the existing fixtures to Lighting Science's LED low bay solution will afford ASU with an annual savings of up to $127,000 in energy and maintenance costs for the six structures that were retrofit.
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2009-08-10

Nexxus Lighting Expands Array LED Lamp Offering With Narrow Beam Optics

Nexxus Lighting, Inc. announced that it has launched its new narrow optic (25 degree Beam Angle) product offering for its Par 30, Par 16 and MR16 Array™ LED replacement lamp line and that it has received purchase orders valued at over $565,000 for Array™ lamps in the last 60 days. 
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2009-08-10

Lite-On Subsidiary Leotek to Supply 140,000 LED Traffic Lights for California

Lite-On Group announced last week it had won a five-year contract to supply 140,000 LED traffic lights to the California State government, according to an article on Taiwan Economic Times.
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2009-08-07

Econo-Lite Introduces New LED Lighting for Jewelry Showcase

The Jewelers of America (JA) summer show was recently held at the Jacob Javitz Center in New York City. Econo-Lite Products, the jewelry lighting division of Eco-Lite Products, LLC, showed their new LED lighting product, the LED Vantage © which was designed to be placed inside of a jewelry showcase. 
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2009-08-07

Custom Dynamics® Introduces New Street Magic® Genesis™ II Motorcycle LED Tail Lights

Custom Dynamics® has introduced eight new LED tail lights designed to fit most 1999 and newer Harley Davidson® motorcycles. These new product line is a direct replacement for the stock OEM tail light.
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2009-08-07

LightWild LED Tiles Highlight Rooftop Greenery Project in New York City

LightWild today announced it has completed the LED in-grade lighting for the Royal York Courtyard Garden located in New York City.
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2009-08-07

Enfis Selects Associated Component Sales to Meet Growing Product Demand

Enfis Group Plc, an innovator of intelligent LED lighting systems and technologies, today announced that it has retained Associated Component Sales (ACS) of Atlanta, Georgia to represent its line of LED products throughout the United States and Canada.
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2009-08-06

Epson V500 Office Scanner Features New ReadyScan™ LED Technology

Epson has recently rolled out the V500, its latest scanner designed for home and office use. With the new ReadyScan™ LED Technology, the V500 is the first in the Epson scanner family to replace the traditional cold cathode flourescent lamp (CCFL) light source with the light emission diode (LED) technology.
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2009-08-06

Evluma to Release Wide Optic LED Luminaire for Area Lighting

Evluma, a SSL manufacturer located in Seattle, the U.S., announces the new Clearlight 40W Wide Optic LED luminaire for dusk-till-dawn area lights, the latest in its line of energy efficient, LED replacement lamp / luminaries. With a peak intensity vertical angle of 53º the new wide optic delivers light in an evenly dispersed NEMA Type 5 (circular) pattern.
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2009-08-06

OptoElectronix Announces a Five-Year Warranty on All LED Universal Light Engine Products

OptoElectronix, a LED light engine manufacturer, today announced a five-year (or 35,000-hour, whichever comes first) warranty on their complete line of LED Universal Light Engine(TM) products. These light engines provide full plug-and-play functionality, making it simple for designers to incorporate solid-state lighting into a wide variety of existing and new luminaires. OptoElectronix Universal Light Engines include the LED, a thermal network, optics, the electronic driving system for the LEDs, and a range of control functions.
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2009-08-04

FakeTV Uses LEDs to Thwart Thieves

A new burglar deterrent device from Opto-Electronic Design, FakeTV, uses light-emitting diodes (LEDs) and optics to produce exactly the same sort of light a television does. The idea is that when a burglar sees the light from an operating television shining through the curtains, he probably thinks that somebody is home and that he should move on to an easier mark.
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2009-08-04

LG Introduces LH90 Series LED LCD HDTV in the U.S.

LG Electronics has recently launched its new LH90 series HDTVs to the U.S. market. The new series are the first LCDs to receive THX Display Certification in the U.S. market, the company claimed.  
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2009-08-03

Mr. Beams Introduces New Wireless LED Lights for Dorm Rooms

Mr. Beams LED Lighting has just released the new Energy-efficient Wireless Lights for dorm rooms. The new products can be placed anywhere and are activated by motion sensors, and provide the right amount of light in the dorm room for the roommate who is awake, while not disturbing the sleep of others, according to the company.
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