2011-12-20

Cree Licenses Pioneering Remote Phosphor Patents

Cree, Inc. announces it has granted five LED lighting manufacturers licenses to select Cree patents through its recently launched remote phosphor licensing program. By making fundamental remote phosphor patents available through license, Cree is further enabling LED lighting adoption, as Cree innovations facilitate the development of LED lights combining remote phosphor optical elements with blue LEDs. “Cree is committed to the development of innovative, energy-efficient LED lighting technology and this program provides access to important technology developed ...
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2011-12-19

Festival of Lights at the VanDusen Botanical Garden to Replace Incandescent Bulbs with LEDs

Incandescent lights may disappear and LEDs will play a key role in this year's Festival of Lights at the VanDusen Botanical Garden. According to Van-Dusen spokeswoman Nancy Wong,"About eight years ago, the Festival of Lights used 25,000 incandescent lights. Now we have close to 1.4 million [lights] and 85 to 90 per cent of them are LED.The 1.4 million use the same amount of power as the incandescents did because the LEDs use 95-per-cent less power." The annual display, spread over 4.8 hectares (11.8 acres), helped lead the provincewide trend tow...
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2011-12-19

SiliconCore Technology Launches New 1.9mm Pitch LED Display Panel Technology

SiliconCore Technology has launched its breakthrough 1.9mm pitch LED display panel technology with a high integration, low power LED Driver integrated circuit for indoor applications. The device can drive up to 128 RGB (Red-Green-Blue) LED pixels resulting in a drastic component count reduction. The fine pitch technology also pioneers the use of “Common Cathode” RGB LED topology which results in up to 30% reduction in power dissipation and overcomes the overheating issue. Other innovations include ghost image elimination, true 16-bit color, dra...
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2011-12-19

Acuity Brands' Lithonia Lighting Announces Availability of New Surface Mount LED Luminaire for Ambient Illumination

New ST Series represents a higher standard in surface mounted volumetric lighting solutions. Acuity Brands, Inc., a market leader in innovative energy-efficient lighting solutions, has expanded its LED indoor ambient lighting portfolio with the launch of the Lithonia Lighting® STLED luminaire. The STLED product features improved efficacy over previous generation surface mounted products. It joins the RTLED, ACLED, VTLED and TLED series as a part of the versatile Lithonia Lighting LED indoor ambient lighting product family.   The ...
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2011-12-16

Lighting Science Group Designs LED Winter Wonderland for the Atlanta Botanical Garden

Lighting Science Group (OTCBB: LSCG), one of the world's leading LED lighting manufacturers, announced today the completion of an Atlanta Botanical Garden's seasonal light exhibit, 'Garden Lights, Holiday Nights,' which features green both as a primary festival color and as an operating energy principle. Nearly one million lights have transformed the garden grounds into a veritable winter wonderland, but Lighting Science Group's computer-animated LED installation on the Great Lawn serves as the display's undisputed flagship finale. Dazz...
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2011-12-16

Cooper Lighting’s LED Solutions Light Up the Atlanta Botanical Garden This Holiday Season

Lumière architectural landscape lighting is used throughout Garden Lights, Holiday Nights high-tech “green” show. Cooper Lighting, an industry leader committed to delivering innovative products and driving transformational technology in the lighting industry, is helping to brighten Atlanta’s Botanical Garden this holiday season by sponsoring the inaugural Garden Lights, Holiday Nights show, which runs through January 7. Cooper Lighting’s Lumière LED landscape lighting luminaires are featured in and around the major attractions in ...
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2011-12-15

SavWatt’s LED Lights Combine with P2i Nano Treatment

SavWatt USA, Inc. will launch new LED Lights integrating the P2i process in which a patented Nano coating application is applied to the LED Light making them water, dirt, salt and fog resistant. According to Martin Gerber, SavWatt's CMO, "Last week Motorola launched the new Verizon Dr the P2i process in which a patented Nano coating application is applied to the LED Light making them water, dirt, salt and fog resistant.oid Razr; this phone was treated with a Nano application and is fully water resistant. 1,000,000 phones were processed in a 2 w...
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2011-12-15

O2Micro’s LED Architecture Granted under US Patent

O2Micro’s 8 claims for LED Architecture and methodology were issued under United States patent number 8,040,071. The company’s patented technology provides a very cost effective architecture, with fewer bulky components, making a solution suitable for smaller areas, such as lighting fixtures. According to Dr. Yung Lin, executive vice president, O2Micro, "The technology in this invention allows users to utilize minimum circuit components to achieve high-performance LED lighting applications for worldwide AC input."...
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2011-12-15

Cree Expands Design and Evaluation Services to Accelerate LED Product Development

Introduces New Thermal Simulation Service and Advanced Photometric Testing   Extending the support services offered to LED lighting manufacturers that were launched this fall, Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE) announces the addition of two new Cree TEMPO offerings to its revolutionary design and evaluation services. The new TEMPO (Thermal Electrical Mechanical Photometric Optical) Thermal Simulation and photometric testing options are designed to remove barriers for LED lighting manufacturers and accelerate broader market adoption of LED lighting. ...
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2011-12-14

Jersey Central Power and Light (JCP&L) and Jackson Township Made a Deal on LEDs

Jersey Central Power and Light (JCP&L) and Jackson Township have reached an agreement on the replacement of 700 to 900 street lights with LED fixtures, as the Jackson Township Council approved the execution of a non-tariff agreement between the two parties. According to Township Attorney Jean Cipriani, the council’s recent action is the final result that came out of a meeting between representatives of JCP&L, local and state government officials, and the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities in September. According to municipal officials, on...
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2011-12-13

Large Florida Retailer Builds its First Superstore Designed to Meet LEED Silver Standards with Help from Cooper Lighting LED Products

By selecting interior and exterior LED lighting products, City Furniture has reduced its energy usage by more than half.   Cooper Lighting, an industry leader committed to delivering innovative products and driving transformational technology, is pleased to announce its inclusion in a new City Furniture superstore. City Furniture, one of Florida’s most successful furniture retailers, selected three energy-saving LED products from Cooper Lighting, to help achieve its initiative for LEED Silver certification for a new 94,000 sq. ft. superstore in Boca Rato...
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2011-12-12

The City of Mountain View Selected DirectLED’s LED light Bulb for Energy Saving

The City of Mountain View has replaced fluorescent lamps at their Community Center with DirectLED from Bay Area LED light bulb company, GreenVantage Solution. EarthLED's DirectLED 4-foot T8 replacements are selected to be installed in classrooms and office areas at the Community Center. The T8 replacements are rated at 15 watts as compared to the 34 watts of the regular 4-foot fluorescent bulbs. The DirectLED FL series is a replacement for traditional T8, T10 and T12 fluorescent tubes, bringing LED technology to environments never before ...
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2011-12-12

The City of Bozeman to Make LED Streetlights Replacement

The city of Bozeman intends to replace some streetlights with LEDs. It has budgeted $8,800 to replace 12 to 16 high-pressure-sodium streetlights with LEDs. Installation will take place in January or February. City staff members are still finalizing the specifics, but city engineer Dustin Johnson said LEDs could be installed in streetlights along Durston Road, from Seventh to 11th avenues, and/or along West Babcock Street, from Main to Ferguson streets. Once this winter’s pilot LED project is underway, Bozeman will measure and report potential cost a...
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2011-12-08

LEDnovation Announces World's Most Efficient 60W Omnidirectional Lamp

LEDnovation has claimed the world's most efficient 60 watt-equivalent omnidirectional A19 lamp. The first in the series of EnhanceLite® Omnidirectional lamps, the LEDH-A19-60-1-27D-IO offers 810-lumen output at a warm 2700K color temperature, suited for applications such as table lamps, wall sconces, hanging pendants, ceiling lamps and other luminaires and fixtures. Exacting care was given to keeping the design not only in the ANSI form factor, but as close as possible to a 60 watt incandescent lamp to ensure proper fit in any standard fixture. Some featu...
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2011-12-07

Lighting Science Group's Ultra-efficient LED Bulbs Light-up New Dallas Arboretum Grounds

Lighting Science Group announced today that the company's LED bulbs have been used to light the Dallas Arboretum's newly christened Nancy Rutchik Red Maple Rill. The 2 acre rill features a collection of over 80 varieties of 200 signature Japanese Maples along the periphery of a circulating brook and winding pedestrian pathway. As opposed to R40 175W mercury vapor lamps that would have required ballast boxes to be mounted to trees, Lighting Science Group worked with Unique Lighting of Texas to illuminate the area with its ultra-efficient PAR30 LED bulbs....
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2011-12-07

Carmanah's Solar Outdoor Lighting Gets Largest Order in Mexico

Mexican officials have placed $1M of EG-series solar LED outdoor lighting system from Carmanah's solar outdoor lighting. It’s the company’s largest order to date . The Carmanah EG-series solar LED outdoor lighting portfolio is the company's latest generation of reliable and cost-effective solar LED lighting products designed for cost-sensitive and developing regions of the world. On November 30th, 2011, Carmanah launched the anticipated EG40 and EG80 solar outdoor lighting systems. Offering a top-of-pole integrated design that eases instal...
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2011-12-07

Rubicon Technology Marks First Anniversary of Batavia Sapphire Growth Facility

Next Generation Facility Is Foundation to High Quality, High Yield, Large Diameter Sapphire Wafer Market Leadership   Rubicon Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:RBCN), a leading provider of sapphire substrates and products to the LED, RFIC, Semiconductor, and Optical industries, today marks the first anniversary of the company’s next-generation sapphire crystal growth facility, located in Batavia, IL. The 135,000 sq. ft. facility is used for the production of sapphire crystals which are further processed into sapphire ingots and large diameter sapp...
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2011-12-06

LSI Industries Inc. Introduces New State-of-the-Art LED Lighting Product

LSI Industries Inc. (Nasdaq:LYTS) announced the introduction of a new specification grade bollard featuring a revolutionary high performance patent-pending Dual Beam LED optical system with state-of-the-art driver technology for unsurpassed system efficiency, control and protection. The innovative Dual Beam optical system, driven by LSI's Crossover® LED technology, delivers advantageous fixture spacing and superior lighting uniformity for enhanced security and improved pathway lighting. With precise lighting control, the XHYP3 projects the right amount o...
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2011-12-06

Salina to Made LED Replacement Project

Salina City Commissioners are considering about exploring the possibility of lights replacement in downtown Salina. Commissioners were updated on the project, which is still in the conceptual stage, during a study session on Monday. Philips lighting would provide LED lamp posts including a 10 year warranty in the downtown area. The entire project would cost about $1.2 million. Salina Mayor Samantha Angell said that she would expect Salina Downtown Inc. to help fund the project. Officials believe that the project would eventually pay for itself, though, in energy s...
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2011-12-06

Award-winning supermarket group makes the switch to LED lighting

AN award-winning supermarket group has made the switch to LED lighting to enhance the retail experience for its customers while slashing harmful Co2 emissions. Tout’s Budgens in Somerset chose to completely refurbish its Cheddar supermarket with LED lighting after seeing the light quality and energy savings the latest LED technology can provide. They asked experts at award-winning LED lighting specialists MHA Lighting to devise a scheme for the re-launch of their Church Street store which would showcase the fresh, quality produce they are famous for to b...
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2011-12-05

The City of Robertsdale Acquires DOE’s Grant for LED Streetlights Retrofit

The city of Robertsdale received a $100,000 grant from the U.S. DOE to replace 120 streetlights with LEDs between Central Baldwin Middle School and Baldwin County 48. The money was provided by the U.S. Department of Energy. According to Greg Smith, city engineer ,the power cost for one of the fixtures now on the highway is about $120.90 a year. The bulbs last for about 22,000 hours. In contrast, the new LED lights will cost about $39 a year and last for about 50,000 hours, cutting not only power costs, but the time needed for workers to replace bulbs. Addi...
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2011-12-05

Arizona Hospital Goes Green with LEDtronics’s LED Lighting

To have better lighting in Arizona hospital’s parking lot for the security cameras to operate more efficiently, the Facilities Maintenance Department of Kingman Regional Medical Center approached Howard Industrial Sales in nearby Chandler to initiate energy savings comparisons and a lighting upgrade proposal in order to increase the light output in its vast parking lot. The medical center was using 250-watt HPS lamps in 88 fixtures throughout the campus, running on voltage ranges from 120VAC to 277VAC. The poles are mostly around 16-20 feet high, with some in...
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2011-12-05

Lunera Lighting Names Executive Chairman of the Board and CEO

Award-winning Manufacturer Prepares to Provide the Next Generation of Commercial LED Lighting Lunera® Lighting, Inc. a Silicon Valley company that designs, manufactures, and markets next-generation LED lighting, is pleased to announce the appointment of Doug Hickey as Executive Chairman of the Board and Michael Keddington as CEO.   Doug Hickey, Executive Chairman of the Board for Lunera, has more than 20 years of operational experience holding senior-level positions in the telecom, Internet and technology space. Most recently, he was a part...
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2011-12-02

Lighting Science Group’s World Bulb Receives Consumer Electronics Show Best of Innovations Award

Lighting Science Group has received a 2012 International CES Best of Innovations Design and Engineering Award Honoree with its new low cost World Bulb™ – an omnidirectional 60-watt equivalent A19 LED bulb. The Consumer Electronics Association's (CEA)® International CES Innovations Awards recognize outstanding design and engineering advancements across 32 consumer electronics product groupings – Lighting Science Group's product was honored in the Eco-Design & Sustainable Technologies category. Compared with relati...
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2011-12-02

Elemental LED Starts Promotion

San Francisco Bay Area-based LED lighting company, Elemental LED, starts a new holiday promotion from December 1st to December 16th, 2011. The company note that the free shipping promotion is not offered on shipments to Canada or anywhere outside the U.S. and that delivery by Christmas is expected but cannot be guaranteed. Orders must be received by 2pm PST on Friday December 16 to qualify for free shipping, and to be shipped by the end of the day. Ground shipping carriers include both USPS Priority mail and UPS Ground. In addition, Elemental LE...
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2011-12-01

Old Traditions and New Technology Illuminate the National Christmas Tree

•    Eco-chic tree in President’s Park is adorned with thousands of GE LEDs, the latest in holiday lighting technology   In 1923, families gathered around the radio to listen as President Calvin Coolidge lit the first National Christmas Tree. Only imaginations brought the ceremony, and the tree located in what is now President’s Park, to life. Eighty-nine years later, families are still gathering to witness the lighting of the National Christmas Tree, but 21st century technology is giving them a front-row seat.   At 4:30 p....
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2011-12-01

Bridgelux Named to Forbes List of America’s Most Promising Companies

Bridgelux, a leading developer and manufacturer of LED lighting technologies and solutions, announced today that it has been named to Forbes’ prestigious list of America’s Most Promising Companies (AMPC).  Bridgelux was ranked 58th on the list of 100 privately-held companies selected from 22 industries for their innovative business models and strong management teams. Forbes noted that Bridgelux revenue grew 168% from 2008 – 2010. “We are extremely honored to be selected by Forbes for this influential list of high-growth, high-potential compan...
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2011-12-01

Cree LMH2 LED Modules Bring Unrivaled Efficacy and Light Quality to Lighting Manufacturers

Next-Generation LED Module Family Features Award-Winning TrueWhite Technology, Industry-Leading Color Rendering Index (CRI) and System Efficacy Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE) announces the commercial availability of the new LMH2 LED module family, designed to speed time-to-market for high-quality LED luminaires. The barrier-breaking LMH2 is the only LED module delivering 80-lumens-per-watt system efficacy combined with CRI greater than 90. The modules feature Cree TrueWhite Technology, a revolutionary way to generate white light with LED...
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2011-11-29

City of Gatlinburg Completes Lighting Replacement with State Grand

The city of Gatlinburg  has completed lighting replacement under a Tennessee Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant which will result in immediate savings in electricity usage. The grant concentrated on lighting improvements in City Hall and most departments as well as the Convention Center. The $57,558.95 grant, a part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), also funded the conversion of traffic signals throughout town to LED bulbs. Members of the city’s Building Maintenance Department and staff at the Convention Cente...
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2011-11-29

New Glasgow Makes LED Conversion For Energy Saving

New Glasgow is to replace the current high-pressure sodium lights in street with LED lights in the coming weeks. In the spring the NDP government introduced legislation making LED lighting mandatory for roads and highways. Municipalities have five years to complete the conversion. Town CAO Lisa MacDonald said the town is proceeding with the conversion at this time, as there is financing available for the project. Last year New Glasgow converted 59 of its street lights in a trial and found they produced a higher level of lighting. Once converted, the change is...
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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