Hong Kong to Upgrade Street Lighting to LED

Hong Kong will soon replace its street lights with more energy-efficient LED units, government officials confirmed. The competent authority, Honk Kong Highways Department, on Wednesday said due to mature LED technology and the significant drop in prices of LED light, the department agrees now is the right time to commence LED street lights replacement scheme. It added that replacement work has already started in the current financial year.
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Cree Introduces Next Generation of Groundbreaking RSW LED Street Light Portfolio

Cree, Inc. announces the next generation of its groundbreaking Cree RSW LED Street Light portfolio with the introduction of 2700K, 5000K and 70 Color Rendering Index (CRI) configurations, giving cities and municipalities the ability to meet the full range of lighting preferences for their communities without sacrificing energy savings. The enhanced series includes RSW™ Small and Medium models that offer warm, inviting light for residential streets and clean, white illumination for roadways. Both deliver improved performance for superior efficacy with uniform and dark-sky friendly LED lighting.
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UK Technology Company Telensa Shifts Production from Asia to the UK

Telensa, a specialist in connected street lighting and Smart City applications, announced that it is moving its manufacturing back to the UK.  After a strategic review of facilities across the world, the company selected the Sony UK Technology Centre in Pencoed, Wales.
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AT&T Smart Cities and the Dallas Innovation Alliance Bring New Solutions

AT&T* Smart Cities momentum continues with the launch of the DIA Smart Cities Living Lab powered by AT&T (Living Lab). The Living Lab is a multi-phased smart cities project in Dallas. The project is spearheaded by the Dallas Innovation Alliance (DIA) in collaboration with AT&T and other technology leaders in the public and private sector. 
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Hitechled Smart All-In-One LED Solar Street Lights Illuminate Tawi-Tawi Island

Chinese LED lighting company Hitechled is determined to contribute to environment preservation by convincing businesses to switch and use solar & LED lighting technology, informing them on cost savings that best serve their return of investment; and has the smallest impact on the environment.
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Smart City 2017 Show Report: Smart Street Lighting Becoming the Go-To Application

At the 2017 Smart City Summit & Expo, held from February 21st to 24th in Taipei, Taiwan, companies from home and abroad showcased their diversified solutions to facilitate smart cities and IoT development. Among them, smart street lighting especially caught LEDinside’s attention.
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Philips Lighting and Ericsson Launch New Connected Street Light for Europe with Built-In 4g/Lte Broadband Connectivity

Philips Lighting and Ericsson jointly introduced today a new smart pole, Philips lightpole site slim, targeted initially at European cities. Philips lightpole site combines Philips’ energy efficient LED lighting with Ericsson’s leading small cell technology for high-speed broadband connectivity.
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LEDinside:The Global LED Street Light Penetration Rate Will Reach About 65% in 2018,General Commercial Lighting Will Continue to Grow Rapidly

The latest report”2017 LED Street Light and Commercial Lighting Market” from TrendForce LED research center(LEDinside)shows,with the promotion and policy support of all areas for LED street lights, street light replacement cases have rapidly developed. In 2017 the global LED street lighting market value reaches USD 3.30 billion, and Europe and North America still account for the largest regional market. From the perspective of shipments, the compound annual growth rate of global LED street lights is still as high as 20% in 2016~2018. Later, as LED street lights have long lifetime and replacement inventory shrinks, the shipments will slightly decline.
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Yaham cubic LED shoe box street light specially designed for parking lot

In recent years, increasing LED lamps are used to replace traditional light sources in all fields for more energy saving and comfortable life. To replace conventional parking lot lighting, Yaham carefully redesigned the classic shoe box light, which has achieved breakthroughs both in thermal management and light distribution. For better performance of thermal management and protection, the heat sink has been completely redesigned. An integrated heat sink is used instead of conventional modular design in YAHAM LED shoe box light. The main radiator fins provide the most dire...
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DOE Street Lighting Consortium Releases Results of Public Street and Area Lighting Inventory Survey

DOE's Municipal Solid-State Street Lighting Consortium (MSSLC) has released the results of a voluntary web-based inventory survey of public street and area lighting across the U.S., conducted during the latter half of 2013 and intended to improve understanding of the role of public outdoor lighting in national energy use.
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Everlight 3Q13 Earnings Up 18.13%

Benefiting from street light bids, and recognized revenue from German luminaire subsidiary WOFI, The company’s 3Q13 revenue grew at a Quarter-on-Quarter (QoQ) rate of 18.13%, and an Year-over-Year rate (YOY) of 41.84% to NT$ 7.01 billion (US$ 24 million). The company’s 3Q13 performance outshone other LED packagers.
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Iowa, LED street light project in Cedar Falls

More efficient lighting could soon be coming to the streets of Cedar Falls. With City Council blessing last week, the city is moving toward changing out high-pressure sodium fixtures for LED fixtures. LED lights also will be installed in new property developments going forward.     A trial installation a few months ago evaluated five manufacturers: GE, American Electric, Cooper, Cree and Phillips, and 22 LED lights were installed in the Pleasant Drive and Cedar Heights residential areas....
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NF2W585AR-P8 is a dual function LED that provides both white light and high doses of energy geared for inactivation of various prevalent bacteria. With a 405nm wavelength1 die known to be effective in sterilization, this LED can be used t... READ MORE

  The 5050 LED is replacing the 3535 LED, which has long been the leader in the outdoor lighting market. The existing ceramic-based 3535 has excellent reliability but is expensive. At present, the 5050 LED, which has achieved remarkable p... READ MORE