2011-07-29

Bridgelux $60 Million to Develop LEDs on Silicon Surfaces

Recently, Bridgelux is announced to receive $60 million in venture capital -- funding ,aiming to bolster the East Bay cleantech company's quest to develop cheaper LED. According to the company, silicon-based production could slash the cost of LEDs by 75 percent. Therefore, instead of producing LEDs on more expensive sapphire surfaces, it hopes to use the cash to develop LEDs on silicon surfaces. The company's products include LED chips that deliver electrical impulses to activate a light bulb or other lighting device. Currently, it has raised $180 million...
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2011-07-28

Acuity Brands’ Lithonia Lighting Selected by Virginia Commonwealth University for LED Renovation Project

Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI; “Company”), a market leader in innovative energy-efficient lighting and control solutions, is pleased to announce that it has supported a major lighting renovation project at Virginia Commonwealth University (“VCU" and the “University”) in its Office of Special Services for Students/Testing Center and Division for Health Science Diversity. The Company’s award winning Lithonia Lighting® RTLED™ luminaire was the primary fixture used in the project. The RTLED is a hig...
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2011-07-22

Newark’s Wakefield LED Heat Sink Extrusions Compatibled with Bridgelux LEDs

Newark, a American multi-channel, high-service electronics distributor, has developed Wakefield Solutions' new LED heat sink extrusions compatibled with all Bridgelux LEDs. Wakefield and Bridgelux engineering teams worked together at Newark's behest to design an optimal heat sink extrusion line which is compatible with all Bridgelux LEDs. Wakefield's new heat sink extrusions enable engineers to save the considerable time it can take to match the right heat sink with the right LED. Offering the maximum thermal management performance, they can accommoda...
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2011-07-20

Acuity Brands Received US DOE 2011 Lighting Facts Special Recognition

Recently, Acuity Brands has become one of nine companies honored with the 2011 Lighting Facts(R) Special Recognition by the United States Department of Energy,at the Solid State Lighting Market Introduction Workshop in Seattle, WA. Lighting Facts is a voluntary participation program from the DOE that includes LED products for general illumination from manufacturers who commit to testing products and reporting performance results according to industry standards. The program emphasizes consumer education, with the goal of enabling the appropriate comparison ...
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2011-07-18

City of Tempe Selects US Lighting Tech’s LED for Energy Saving

The City of Tempe, Arizona,has selected US Lighting Tech (USLT) to supply efficient street lights for the energy-efficient street lighting program of the municipality. USLT will supply the municipality 1,000 units of its Cobra 100 Series Induction Streetlight and the installation of the lights is anticipated to commence this month. The company’s 70 W Cobra 100 Series induction streetlights will replace the present obsolete type of 125 W high pressure sodium and metal halide systems. The induction lights are designed to save around 60% of energy and 80...
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2011-07-15

Novaled Develops White OLED of 60 lumens/watt

Novaled recently makes a breakthrought on white OLED with light output of 60 lm/W at a brightness of 1,000 cd/m2. According to the company,  these LED have 100,000 hours lifetime at an initial brightness of 1,000 cd/m2 while using commercially available fluorescent blue emitting material. The color rendering index  is also tested high of 87 for these LEDs. A very broad light emission spectrum and good CIE color coordinates (0.470/0.429) were achieved, which is close to illuminant A and inside the US Department of Energy  quadrangles meeting the DO...
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2011-07-13

Hi Score Decides to Restart Its LED Energy Saving Streetlight Market

According to Hi Score Corporation , its Board of Directors has decided to restart its efforts to pursue sales in the ever growing Energy Saving LED Streetlight market. The decision to resume attention in this direction comes after months of ensuring corporate integrity as the company adjusted to the acquisition of DMD Lighting and Energy Control Systems. The company is very optimistic about the future. COO of Hi Score and CEO of DMD, Dominick Falso, believed that the Energy Saving Streetlight Market was huge and they had opportunities to sell milli...
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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