Philippines Environmental Watch Dog Group Finds Counterfeit LED Lights on the Market

An environmental watch dog group in the Philippines is urging the government to take action to prevent cheap and substandard quality LED bulbs from proliferating the market.
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Lighting Design Team from Philippines Clinches Top Prize at Philips CLUE Competition

The CLUE has unveiled the three winners of its International Lighting Design Contest, held this year under the themeInterface. Winners have been officially announced on social media (CLUE Facebook page and Twitter account) and as well as on the CLUE web site (www.cluecompetition.com).
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Philippines DOE Brightens Up Eastern Samar with Solar LEDs

As part of its Household Electrification Program, the Philippines Department of Energy (DOE) has rolled out solar LED light installations in 375 Eastern Samar households, according to a report by ABS CBN news.
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The Philippines Move To Reduce Carbon Emission by Switching to LED Streetlights

The most populous city in the Philippines is making the switch to LED streetlights. Quezon City, part of Metro Manila, will replace the current sodium streetlights with new energy efficient LEDs.
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Non-Profit Watts of Love Aims to Send 10,000 LED Solar Lanterns to Devastated Philippines

To help Filipinos devastated by Typhoon Haiyan, Watts of Love has launched an emergency disaster relief campaign to deliver as many as 10,000 solar LED lanterns to the Philippines. A donation of $40 will cover the cost of one disaster relief light and power kit with a built-in cell phone charger and radio charger.
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Osram Opto Semiconductors is expanding its Oslon Black family for the infrared range with six new automotive IREDs. The 850 nm versions are intended for exterior applications such as night vision, pedestrian protection, pre-field recognition a... READ MORE

Lumileds introduced the LUXEON CZ Color Line, a product line optimized to deliver maximum punch. “The LUXEON CZ features up to 48% higher punch than any other undomed color LED,” said Jennifer Holland, Product Line Direct... READ MORE