2012-11-02

GE Lighting Cooperates with Bay Area Climate Collaborative for LED Streetlighting Project

The Bay Area Climate Collaborative   (BACC) and GE Lighting   announced a project to advance the energy-efficient street-lighting market. The Bay Area Next Generation Streetlight Initiative aims to catalyze the upgrade of over 200,000 municipal streetlights in the region to LED technology.   Through the Bay Area Next Generation Streetlight Initiative  , the BACC is developing educational resources and pooling Bay Area-wide interest in LED streetlight conversions with a joint procurement option to secure improved purchase a...
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2012-10-24

LED 50th Anniversary: Celebrating Today’s LED Applications

Fifty years ago this month, GE scientist Dr. Nick Holonyak, Jr., invented the first practical visible-spectrum light-emitting diode (LED). In the five decades since, businesses and municipalities the world over have embraced LED systems for both their cost and maintenance savings, including:    The City of Las Vegas Las Vegas is best known for the bright lights of 'The Strip,' but thanks to new LED fixtures, the city's surrounding streets are starting to take on a shine of their own. Far from a gamble, an investment in GE LED streetl...
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2012-10-24

GE Lighting Appoints New Asia CEO

GE Lighting announced today that Oscar Wong will be promoted asAsia Lighting President & CEO effective November 1, 2012, continuing to position the company leadingthe lighting revolution by investing in energy efficient products, transforming commercial capability and driving focus. Oscar Wong, a 27- year veteranwithsolid experience in sales, commercial operations and general management functions, returned to GE to assume his current role as General Manager, GE Lighting China in July. Prior to that, he spent 12 years in Emerson Electric and Process Manageme...
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2012-10-24

GE Lighting Presented With Graybar’s Supplier Excellence Award

Graybar, a leading distributor of electrical, communications and data networking products and provider of related supply chain management and logistics services, presented GE Lighting with the Graybar Supplier Excellence Award on Oct. 11. The award was presented at Graybar’s national training conference in San Antonio, Texas. The Graybar Supplier Excellence Award is presented semi-annually to recognize a product supplier that has collaborated with Graybar in an exceptional manner to successfully grow profitable business together. “We’re delighted to...
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2012-10-17

GE Lighting and USG Collaborate to Create an Integrated Ceiling and Lighting System for the Design Community

The building products company USG Corporation, has announced a strategic collaboration with GE Lighting to offer an integrated new monolithic and sustainable ceiling system ideal for use in commercial applications such as office, healthcare, retail and hospitality environments. The collaboration brings together teams from both companies to offer a complementary ceiling and lighting design and technical application specification support and service. The innovative ceiling system combines USG’s Logix™ Ceiling System with GE Lumination™ LED Linear ...
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2012-10-16

GE Lighting, Oracle to Create New Employment Opportunity for Hungary

GE Lighting and Oracle Corp. have announced to strengthen their operations in Hungary, catering for the government's goal to boost employment. For GE Lighting, it is to launch an LED development laboratory, reorganizing engineers from other Hungarian operations, while Oracle will set up an 'Applications Lab' in Hungary, increasing the current number of employees, which is 200, by 10%, and is looking to increase this. Csaba Remenyi, managing director of Oracle Hungary said, "This is not brain drain; we export knowledge but brains themselves remain...
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2012-10-15

GE Lighting to Manufacture LED Lamps in Hungary by the end of 2012

GE Lighting is reported to utilize its Zalaegerszeg based factory in Hungary to manufacture LED lamps by the end of 2012. It’s said that GE Lighting has greatly reduced its lamps business in Hungary since EU gradually phases out less efficient traditional light bulb.
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2012-10-10

LED Inventor Nick Holonyak Reflects on Discovery 50 Years Later

Fifty years ago today, 33-year-old GE scientist Dr. Nick Holonyak, Jr., invented the first practical visible-spectrum light-emitting diode (LED), a device that GE colleagues at the time called “the magic one” because its light, unlike infrared lasers, was visible to the human eye. In an interview with GE Lighting conducted in his University of Illinois lab on September 19, 2012—about three weeks ahead of the50th anniversary of his invention of the LED—a now 83-year-old Holonyak recounts the competitive forces that propelled him toward his mom...
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2012-10-09

GE Lighting Names John Strainic as General Manager of North America Consumer Lighting

GE Lighting announced John Strainic will head the business’s North America Consumer Lighting operation. In this newly created role, Strainic will be responsible for driving growth for GE Lighting’s North America consumer business. “GE’s legacy of invention, quality and reliability—and our vast range of products—are assets to our retail customers,” says Maryrose Sylvester, President and CEO of GE Lighting. “John’s new role positions GE to better help retailers think strategically about lighting. His passio...
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2012-09-28

GE Lighting Invests in Cleveland With LED Lights and Scholarship

•    Newly announced GE Lighting commitments to Cleveland community exceed one quarter of a million dollars •    GE’s investment includes $200,000 in ecomagination LED lights to illuminate the West Side Market and Public Square •    GE Lighting and Case Western Reserve University will co-sponsor a four-year full scholarship valued up to $200,000 to a 2013 graduate of the MC2STEM High School GE Lighting announced the company will provide more than $200,000 in energy- and maintenance-cost sa...
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2012-09-26

GE Lighting: Tetra® PowerGrid, LED Architectural Lighting

Tetra PowerGrid is a modular LED system that replaces fluorescent in backlighting applications that require broad, uniform lighting. This unique LED system provides long life, energy efficiency and brilliant, uniform light across a variety of backlit applications. Features •    Consistent color with 3 step MacAdam ellipse binning •    Cut between every module for the right length •    Modular, low-voltage 24VDC system for easy installation •    Dimmable with GE 0-10V Dimming LED ...
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2012-09-03

Six LED Giants Set up The Connected Lighting Alliance

Recently, global LED giants including Philips, GE Lighting, LUTRON, Osram, Panasonic and Toshiba has jointly set up The Connected Lighting Alliance, to be dedicated in providing wireless lighting solution around the world. Currently, customers get caught in wireless lighting solution which is incompatible. To solve this problem, The Connected Lighting Alliance will be engaged in developing steady eco-friendly wireless lighting control system by building up a platform to communicate with people who are responsible for making standards and regulators, to make wire...
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2012-08-29

Master-Planned Community Masters Energy-Saving Street Lighting with GE Evolve LED Fixtures

When Lake Nona pursued a vision to line its Southeast Orlando streets with new lighting, the 7,000-acre, master-planned community needed to match exacting aesthetic guidelines to leading-edge technology. Community leaders found their answer in GE Lighting’s Evolve™ LED Contemporary Twin Support Post Top and Evolve LED Roadway fixtures. Combined, the energy-saving street lighting fixtures will consume approximately 253,000 fewer kilowatt hours (kWhs) of electricity a year as opposed to traditional high-intensity discharge (HID) lighting – a $27,00...
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2012-08-24

Indoor Spaces Speak in New Accents with LED Architectural Lighting from GE Lighting Solutions

Lighting designers, specifiers and property managers can shape indoor spaces in engaging new ways with GE Lighting's LED Architectural Lighting portfolio. New GE LED Accent, Tetra® PowerGrid and GE LED Wall Washer lighting systems add rich layers, bold backdrops and dramatic accents to retail shops, hotels, offices, restaurants, and a variety of other commercial spaces. "Lighting evokes emotion in its subtle sophistication," said Sarah Truman, GE Lighting Architectural LED Lighting Product Manager. "What we've done here is...
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2012-08-15

Best Case Scenario: GE Lighting Helps Grocery/Convenience Stores Slash Energy Costs for Refrigerated Display Cases

As grocery and food retailers continue to look for ways to increase profit margins by curbing costs, many are finding a solution in their refrigerated display cases. Replacing traditional fluorescent tubes in refrigerated display cases with energy-efficient LED fixtures from GE Lighting is adding up to hundreds of thousands of dollars* in annual savings. They also make products more attractive to shoppers by immersing food and beverages in crisp, white, uniform light. GE Lighting recently helped a large grocery chain and a convenience-store chain achieve these benefits by outf...
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2012-08-10

Michigan Hospital Lights Parking Deck for $170,000 Less with GE LED Fixtures

Spectrum Health, one of Michigan’s largest not-for-profit health systems located in Grand Rapids, has an aggressive customer-centered sustainability program. When focusing on revamping their parking decks used by patients, visitors, and employees, they had three goals in mind: improve security, reduce maintenance costs and save energy. After retrofitting 1.25 million square feet of parking garage space and more than 3,500 parking spaces with 1,500 GE Evolve™ LED Garage fixtures  , Spectrum accomplished its three goals at the medical center.   Lighting ...
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2012-08-10

GE LED Fixtures Helps Ohio Hospital Reduce Energy Cost

Since 1892, Aultman has served Canton, Ohio, with exceptional health care services. In 2010, Stark County’s largest hospital and employer launched a project to serve patients and staff with exceptional new parking lot and parking deck illumination. Evolve™ LED lighting systems from GE Lighting proved the right prescription. Onlookers are remarking on an “incredible difference,” and Aultman found that it has delivered a healthy $13,000 annual energy cost savings to its campus.   The hospital first trialed GE’s Evolve LED Area Light...
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2012-08-08

GE Lighting:Post a photo or video of your favorite landmark, enter to win a trip to see London's Tower Bridge

More than just the 2012 Olympics are lighting up London! GE and the City of London have re-lamped Tower Bridge with ultra-efficient GE LED lighting systems to create beautiful light, every night. Want to bring the lights home? Capture a nighttime photo or video of your favorite hometown landmarks or lighting, and post it on Instagram or Viddy with the tag #GELights. You could win a total lighting makeover for your home and a trip to London for a tour of Tower Bridge! Two contest winners will be selected -- the Instagram submission with the most likes on I...
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2012-07-31

Sustainable London Olympic Games with GE Lighting

As a London 2012 Sustainability Partner and a Global Olympic 2012 sponsor, GE Lighting has worked alongside the London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games (LOCOG) to deliver a series of lighting projects. GE Lighting Europe has provided energy-saving and eco-friendly lighting solutions for permanent as well as temporary lighting installations for the 2012 Olympic & Paralympic Games in London, United Kingdom. Their solutions will either continue to deliver energy savings for years to come or allow lamps to be re-used in projects around the city after...
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2012-07-25

GE LightingOffers the Right Brew to Korea’s Hollys Coffee

GE Lighting’s innovative LED solution was the right brew for Korea’s popular Hollys Coffee. The new ambient lighting at 18 Hollys Coffee branches across the country was sculptedwith GE’s Energy Smart LED PAR30light. This lightoffers superb quality for retail environments, complete with high energy efficiency and long life span. With the new lights, Hollys Coffee branches enjoylower energy consumption and maintenance costs whilst enhancing its customers’ experience. GE Lighting’s innovative energy-savingLED solution is the choic...
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2012-07-13

GE Fills Walgreens Prescription for Vibrant Lighting and Energy Efficiency

When consumers walk into their neighborhood Walgreens (NYSE, NASDAQ: WAG) store, they may notice a difference as they walk down the aisles. Nail polish on cosmetic shelves may appear more vibrant and magazine covers may be easier to read. GE Lighting helped Walgreens recently upgrade its general lighting across 80 percent of its nationwide locations. The change is subtle, but noticeable to customers and to Walgreens' energy budget. "Creating the very best shopping experience for our customers is our top priority, and lighting helps us achieve that goal,&quo...
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2012-07-04

GE Lighting Appoint Oscar Wong as General Manager in China

GE Lighting has officially announced to appoint Oscar Wong as General Manager in China. And Oscar will be responsible for the whole operation in the Chinese market and making the strategy to promote the business development, so as to achieve the company’s market target.  
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2012-06-29

Brookshire Brothers 72 Stores Install GE’s LED Lighting

General Electric is supplying LED products to Texas-based grocery store chain Brookshire Brothers’ 72 stores, for a lighting efficiency upgrade. Once installation is complete, it should save the stores $235,000 annually. Re-lamping of linear fluorescent lighting fixtures is now complete at 69 Brookshire Brothers locations. The grocery chain has replaced 32-watt bulbs with GE’s more energy-efficient 28-watt T8 tubes in approximately 450 four-lamp fixtures in each of its 30,000 sq ft supermarkets. Ballasts have also been replaced with GE’s high-eff...
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2012-06-25

GE Lighting Makes LED Retrofits in Florianópolis and John Lewis

GE Lighting’s LEDs have recently brighten Florianópolis, the capital city of Santa Catarina, Brazil, for the City’s anniversary and John Lewis , a household name of department stores in the UK, for the retailer’s new build and refurbishment program. Florianópolis Celebrates the City’s Anniversary with New LED Public Lighting Florianópolis, the capital city of Santa Catarina, Brazil, inaugurated the first phase of its new LED lighting project in March along the bicycle lane on Beira-Mar Norte, the city’...
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2012-06-25

GE Lighting’s Iberia LEDs Light One of the Longest and Most Modern Bridge in Morocco

The Moulay el Hassan Bridge in Rabat, Morocco, is one of the longest and most modern bridges in the Alaouite Kingdom and is now illuminated thanks to GE Lighting’s Iberia LED, a versatile outdoor luminaire that combines design excellence with energy savings and an extraordinary luminous quality.   In the last decade, Morocco has undertaken an ambitious infrastructure modernization plan that has made its construction sector one of the most active in the Maghreb. The capital of Rabat has benefited from the modernity of contemporary architecture and all the ...
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2012-06-25

GE’s LED Lamps Light up New Zealand’s Wanganui City Bridge

GE Lighting has brought new light to New Zealand’s Wanganui City Bridge. The Whanganui River is New Zealand’s third longest river and holds special significance in Māori culture. At the mouth of the river is Wanganui, an area renowned for culture, heritage, the Wanganui National Park and river adventures. The rich history of Wanganui is displayed throughout the city center in its beautifully conserved heritage buildings and tree-lined avenues. One of the few road bridges across the Whanganui River is the Wanganui City Bridge. The Wanganui Dist...
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2012-06-12

GE Lighting Revolutionizing Commercial and Indoor Lighting Solutions with Latest Innovative LED Products at 2012 Guangzhou Lighting Exhibition

•         Innovatively--designed suspended GE light-emitting-diode edge lighting fixture revealed •         First Zhaga-compliant GE Lighting Infusion LED modules announced, marking a significant step in interchangeability Leading global lighting innovator GE Lighting unveiled its two new LED products at Asia’s largest lighting fair - Guangzhou Lighting Exhibition 2012 - reinforcing its commitment to lead the global lighting revolution. The Lumination LED Suspen...
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2012-06-06

GE Lighting Enhances Shoppers’ Experience at ANTA Sports Stores Across China

As a strategic partner of ANTA Sports,GE Lighting’sleading lighting solution has benefitedtheirstores’ refurbishment program through enhanced retail displays and optimizedmerchandise illumination. The specified products - GE CMH PAR30 and EM ballast- provided high efficiency, long life span and superb overall lighting quality designed for retail environments.ANTA shops have enjoyed reduced energy consumption and maintenance costs whilst improving the brand image and customer experience. Established in 1994, ANTA Sports is a leading top sports good...
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2012-05-29

GE Lighting in debuts at the 2012 Guangzhou International Lighting Fair

As a global leading  brand, GE Lighting is thrilled to showcase its comprehensive portfolio of current vertical market lighting solutions as well as innovative new lighting technology, applications and products for 17th Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition from June 9th to 12th, 2012 (Booth 3.1 B02). With the theme “GE Lighting Envision the Future”, GE will deliver its commitment to lead the global lighting revolution and the vision of GE Works to build a better life for the world.   The global lighting market has experienced turbulent up...
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2012-05-11

New GE Lumination LED Luminaires Stop Boring Ceilings Before They Start

Designers can dress bland commercial ceiling space in chic new style with Lumination™ Luminaires and other bright indoor LED ideas from GE Lighting Solutions. A Lumination slim suspended fixture and 1'x4' recessed troffer are now available to exquisitely attire office, retail or hospitality settings. Lumination Suspended Luminaire The Lumination Suspended fixture delivers remarkable light output in an ultra-thin, provocative design. Honored today as a recognized winner in the Next Generation Luminaires™ (NGL) 2012 Indoor Competition, linear...
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Tokushima, Japan – 17 June 2022: Nichia, the world’s largest LED manufacturer and inventor of high-brightness blue and white LEDs, announces the addition of the Direct Mountable Chip Series (Part Number: NVSWE21A-V1) to the portfol... READ MORE

DURHAM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cree LED, an SGH company (Nasdaq: SGH), announced today the launch of XLamp® Element G LEDs, delivering a new product class with unmatched light output and efficiency for LEDs of this size. The... READ MORE