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75% Space Booked for Light India + EBTI 2018

With a growing demand for smart lighting and building management systems in modern India, co-located shows Light India and Electrical Building Technology India will serve the platform for various comp...READ MORE

Lutron Buys Texas-based Ketra Smart LED Company

Lutron is the leader in the lighting control industry and offers a wide selection of energy saving dimmers and lighting control solutions. Recently, they have taken over smart LED Company Ketra. Accor...READ MORE

STG Aerospace Re-invents Airbus Lighting

Aircraft lighting plays an important role on the travelers. Although it is not at the high end of details passengers actively observe during a flight, the indirect impact can be quite meaningful. It i...READ MORE

Clifton Park Gets LED Street Lights For Great Savings

The town of Clifton Park is planning to replace 610 of its street lights with long-lasting LED bulbs. According to Supervisor Phil Barrett, the energy saving will sum up to $5 million over 20 years. I...READ MORE

State of Tennessee Teams Up With Osram’s Sylvania for Lighting Upgrade in Government Buildings

The government buildings in the State of Tennessee will get lighting upgrades. The famous Germany company Osram’ is supplying new LED lighting systems for government buildings throughout the state. ...READ MORE

Villagers’ Nights in the Philippines Brightened by Solar Powered LEDs

Recently, Samsung Electronics and Miral Welfare Foundation conducted a joint event to gift solar-powered lanterns to the villagers in Ludo. Basically, the event was part of a company-wide campaign cal...READ MORE

New York Based General LED Takes Over Acolyte Group

General LED has successfully acquired Acolyte Group (‘Acolyte’), New York based source of fully-integrated LED lighting systems. Acolyte is known to offer ribbon lighting along with archit...READ MORE

E Godavari is the First District With Complete LED Street Lighting

India should be proud of East Godavari district in Andhra Pradesh country’s first ‘LED street light district’. East Godavari district or Toorpu Godavari jilla is a district in Coastal Andhra reg...READ MORE

EESL Plans to Invest Rs. 24.41 Crore for LEDs Across Indian Airports

Some of the best airports in the world are located in India. The replacement of conventional lighting with LED lighting has taken everyone by storm. And the recent application will be seen at the airp...READ MORE

HPL Electric Provides Smart Lighting Solutions for Bhopal Smart City Project

HPL Electric & Power Ltd. is an established electric equipment manufacturing company in India has installed complete smart lighting solutions in Bhopal to support the Government of India’s Smart...READ MORE

Nine-Year-Old Indian Boy Lights LED Bulbs with His Bare Skin

LED bulbs have been around for a long time. Recently, a unique incident involving LED bulb has surprised everyone. An Indian boy who is 9 years of age has become a local celebrity after claiming he ca...READ MORE

Local Trains to Give Up Traditions and Embrace LEDs

The local train is the pulse of Mumbai. They are major transport medium used by a large portion of the population. People traveling in the locals have experienced inconvenience due to improper lightin...READ MORE

Trichy Division Goes Green with LED lighting Across 154 stations

Tiruchirappalli railway division is one of the seven railway divisions of Southern Railway Zone (SR) of India. It has its administrative headquarters located at Tiruchirappalli. In their journey towar...READ MORE

LED Streetlight Makeover Begins in Patna

The transitions from Sodium vapour street lights to LED Streetlights have already begun. The important task had been undertaken by Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL). The replacement task began...READ MORE

K-LITE Bags World’s Greatest Brands & Leaders 2017-18 Award

K-LITE Industries, Chennai, has been conferred World’s Greatest Brands & Leaders 2017-18 Award that was given away in due recognition of Chairman & CEO, Dilip Kumbhat’s commendable leader...READ MORE

LED Expo 2018: A Sneak Peek into the Future of Smart Lighting Innovations

As the world is steering its way to LEDs, India is fast adopting LED technology as it is the perfect technological and economical solution for illuminating the public, commercial and private spaces. T...READ MORE

Century LED Augments its Portfolio of Decorative Lights

Century LED has added three new decorative lights to its existing range. The company claims that the new range ‘Atlantis LED Floodlight’, ‘Aura Slim Plus –Downlighter’ and ‘Glitter–Lamp...READ MORE

HPL Showcases its Lighting Range in Elecrama 2018

HPL Electric & Power Ltd, an established electric equipment manufacturing company in India, is participating in Elecrama 2018 at India Expo Mart in Greater Noida from March 10-14, 2018. HPL Electr...READ MORE

DiiA and Zhaga Start Co-operation on IoT Solutions for Lighting

The trend in lighting towards digitalisation and the need for defining interfaces for sensors and connectivity modules is well recognized. Both the Digital Illumination Interface Alliance (DiiA) and t...READ MORE

LED Lights to be Installed in all properties of Airports Authority of India by EESL

Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Airports Authority of India (AAI) for replacing conventional lights with energy-efficient LED lights all across ...READ MORE

The Lighting Giant, Philips set to Change its Name to Signify

Philips the world leader in lighting came up with a new title. The world leader in lighting announced its intention to change its name from Philips Lighting to Signify.  Earlier this year, CEO Eric R...READ MORE

In 2018 India Expected To Procure 200 Million LED Light Bulbs

The Ministry of Power is an Indian government ministry. The ministry is charged with overseeing electricity production and infrastructure development, including generation, transmission, and delivery,...READ MORE

AIA, Marks its First Anniversary with LED Chandelier

Argyle International Airport (AIA) marked airport’s first anniversary of operations with the installation of LED Chandelier on FEB’14 2018. The lights were turned on valentine day. The switch to L...READ MORE

LED Lights to Be Installed in Assam’s City streets

Lighting plays an integral role in today’s world. Therefore, it is imperative that we conserve it. With that initiative the Assam government will install 10,000 LED street lights in order to curb po...READ MORE

LED Drones Made Constellations at the Winter Olympics 2018

The Olympics are synonymous with extravagant opening ceremonies that usually culminate with the lighting of the Olympic flame. Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea, featured an extraordinary vi...READ MORE

Surya Roshni Plans to De-Merge its Lighting and Consumer Durables Business

The company has discussed with its business reorganization committee to come up with alternative strategies of re-organization, separation of its two business verticals as the two businesses are not i...READ MORE

Madrid Metro Stations Gets LED Lighting

The Madrid Metro (Spanish: Metro de Madrid) is a metro system serving the city of Madrid, capital of Spain. The system is the seventh longest metro in the world, with a total length of 293 km (182 mi)...READ MORE

IIT-Madras Students Invent ‘intelligent’ Street-Lights

In order to handle and curb the power wastage, a team of students from the Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT-M) has developed an intelligent lighting system that makes sure that the street-li...READ MORE

Philips Lighting Installs First LED Grow Light Project in Russia

LED grow lights are on the verge of bringing a revolution when it comes to Horticulture lighting. They are responsible for growing vegetables all round the year. Philips Lighting has recently installe...READ MORE

South Central Railway Is The 1st Rail Zone with 100% LED Lighting

The South Central Railway is one of the sixteen zones of the Indian Railways. The jurisdiction of the zone is spread over the states of Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Telangana State and some portions o...READ MORE

Osram Beautifies St Peter’s Basilica with LED Lighting

St. Peter’s Basilica is an Italian Renaissance church in Vatican City, the papal enclave within the city of Rome. According to Osram, it is on the way of getting transformed and upgraded by LED ligh...READ MORE

LiFi: LED Bulbs as a Source of Internet Tests Started by the Government of India

In current scenario internet is of utmost importance. Broadband speeds have increased in India and the Wi-Fi has found its place in almost every house. The new technology can render LED in your house ...READ MORE

EESL Plans Catering to Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Bhutan and Nepal’s LED Lamps Demand

Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL)’S LED lamps are in much demand and the proof being that Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Bhutan and Nepal have ordered about 25 million LED lamps from Energy Efficiency S...READ MORE

Philips Lighting launches innovative T Bulb with wider light spread in India

The unique T-shaped LED bulb is the first-of-its-kind and can be installed in existing LED bulb sockets Transforming the illumination experience for its consumers, Philips Lighting, the world leader ...READ MORE

Philips Lighting launches new ad campaign‘Old bulb ko no, Philips T Bulb lo’ to launch its T Bulb in India

Philips Lighting, the world leader in lighting, today announced the launch of its ‘Old bulb ko no, Philips T Bulb lo’ advertising campaign to unveil its latest product called ‘T Bulb’ in India...READ MORE

Fulham’s Releases New LED High Bay Retrofit Kit Especially for Locations like Warehouses, Hangars & Gymnasiums

Fulham Co., Inc., the market leader in supplying lighting components and electronics for commercial and specialty applications, in a recent event  released its new LED High Bay Retrofit Kit. Th...READ MORE

Now Enjoy Less Than 1% Flickering Lights from Energy Focus Energy Lighting Verified by UL

Energy Focus, Inc. announced its new 500D series tubular LED lighting products were recently verified as “Low Optical Flicker, Less Than 1%” by UL. These products are the first in the entire U.S. ...READ MORE

OSRAM Select Veeco as their Supplier

OSRAM Opto Semiconductors GmbH has signed an agreement naming Veeco as the supplier for Metal Organic Chemical Vapor Deposition (MOCVD) and Precision Surface Processing (PSP) systems for high-volume L...READ MORE

Crossroads LED “RT-ES4” Retrofit is all set to Rule the Market of Theatre Fixtures

Crossroads LED’s award-winning 130-watt “RT-ES4” LED retrofit luminaire needs no introduction. The company released the latest from the generation redefined with higher power LED technology, re...READ MORE

DLC v4.1 Listing for Greater Energy Efficiency and Higher Efficacy Awarded to Lunera’s New CFL LED Replacement Lamp for the First Time Ever

The name LuneraLighting Inc., is a synonym with one of the strongest market leaders in LED lighting and Energy Management Optimization. Its first 4-pin 26W compact fluorescent replacement lamp recent...READ MORE

The High Class Automotive LED Lamp Market has a New Competitor- Laster Tech

Laster Tech sure did grab some attention across the industry when it recently announced its decision to enter the High Class Automotive LED market. The company was recently listed on the Taiwanese bou...READ MORE

The 7×7-mm packaged LED from Lumileds is Ruling the Market

The entire LED market is all praises about the new product; Luxeon MX launched by Lumileds. This packaged LED lights are perfect for areas that demand high-output products streetlights, outdoor light...READ MORE

Soraa is now California’s JA8-2016-E Certified

The production value of Taiwan’s light-emitting diode (LED) industry rose by almost 15% in the first nine months of 2016 from a year earlier as many countries have been supporting the environment f...READ MORE

Halonix Becomes the First Lighting Brand in the Country to Get Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) Certification

One of India’s leading lighting companies, Halonix Technologies recently made headlines when it became the first lighting brand in the country to get Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) certification f...READ MORE

Philips Lighting and Shiv Nadar Foundation Join Hands to Create Awareness About Energy Efficiency and Climate Change

Philips Lighting, the global leader in lighting, has announced its decision to partner with the Shiv Nadar Foundation with an aim to create awareness among the youth of India, especially school childr...READ MORE

JBVNL to Distribute Led Tube Lights and Fans to Consumers

Replacement of conventional bulbs with LED bulbs was a huge success in Ranchi and now the Jharkhand Bijli Vitaran Nigam Ltd (JBVNL) is gearing up distributes fans and tube lights that would save energ...READ MORE

Ghaziabad Residents will Soon Have More than 50,000 Conventional Lights Replaced with LED Lights

Ghaziabad’s streetlights will soon be revamped and about 50,214 streetlights in Ghaziabad district will be replaced with LED energy-saving lights, sodium bulbs and tubelights. This project has b...READ MORE

Government of India to Extend its Lighting Efficiency Program

Owning up to the fact that India has become one of the world’s top emitter of greenhouse gases, India aims to extend its lighting efficiency program to seven other Asian countries and the UK with ai...READ MORE

Delhi Targets March 31st 2017 to illuminate all Dark Spots with LED Lights

The Delhi government recently announced that it has started working on illuminating 7,438 dark sports falling in the entire North and East MCD areas with the target to curb down accident rates caused ...READ MORE

SMDC Does the Unimaginable – Converts 2 Lakh Lights into LED – It’s a First in the World!

Under the spearhead of Piyush Goyal, Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal, New and Renewable Energy and Mines, the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) replaced close to 2 lakh conventional str...READ MORE

Vishay Intertechnology Introduces High-brightness LED Power Module

Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. has come up with a new metal-core-based cool white LED power module that features 12 high-brightness LEDs with high luminous flux of 4000 lm each at 1A. Further, to simpli...READ MORE

LG Display’s OLED Lighting to Converge with Furniture

LG Display has entered a one-of-its-kind deal with Korean Furniture giant, Fursys Group for its specialised home furniture brand, iloom. The deal is supposed to mark the first ever convergence project...READ MORE

ZappLight Releases LED Trap Light to Combat Zika Virus

ZappLight’s new LED bulb, a trap light, is designed to combat Zika virus and other mosquito-transmitted diseases thus provides a chemical-free, spray-free, and fume-free solution to bug invaders, al...READ MORE

SmartCharge Light plans mass production for its SmartCharge 2.0

Rechargeable LED Light Bulb that can operate normally even when there is a power outage is now seeking crowd-funding support to enter mass production. In fact, SmartCharge Light is preparing its seco...READ MORE

DURIS® S 5 is Now Also Available in 5 Colours, Including Various White

Osram Opto Semiconductors has come up with advanced DURIS® S 5 portfolio. The further improved and expanded new DURIS® S 5 family consists of various white and now also coloured medium power LEDs wi...READ MORE

Samsung Reaches Benchmark with 173-lm/W Light Efficacy

Electronics giant Samsung has reached a benchmark for its high-power packaged LEDs with major upgrade in its industry-leading performance levels. The efficacy of Samsung’s LH351B package that featur...READ MORE

Cree Expands XQ LED Family, Announces Bulk Shipping of IG and KR Series

Cree, Inc. has recently expanded its XQ LED family by adding XLamp® XQ-A LED – the smallest LED building block available for designs that use white  and color LEDs thus allow customers (li...READ MORE

Kolkata Municipal Corporation Encourages Use of LED-lit Billboards

Following in the footsteps of other metropolitan cities, the Kolkata Municipal Corporation has decided to do away with traditional ‘iron cage’ billboards and instead encourage unipole steel struct...READ MORE

Chennai Corporation Clears 120-Crore LED Street Light Project

The Chennai Corporation cleared a 120-crore project to install 28,808 LED street lights. The proposed LED street light project is meant for the expanded areas including Tiruvotriyur, Manali, Madhavara...READ MORE

LEDs Reduce Delhi’s Peak Load by 145MW; Saves City Rs 61 Lakh Daily

The successful implementation of the DELP scheme has seen not only a decrease in bulb prices but also an increase in households converting to LED lighting. Delhi has become a stellar example of this t...READ MORE

Shastri Bridge to be Illuminated with LED Lights

The Magh Mela held every year in Allahabad will see several firsts this time, one of them being the lighting up of the historic Shastri Bridge with LED lights. The Mela authorities alongwith installin...READ MORE

Marine Drive Gets Warm Glow with 400 Yellow LEDs

After a minor setback which saw the rejection of white LED lights along a section of Marine Drive by  Shiv Sena, the Queen’s Necklace is once again aglow in amber light as the stretch from Nariman ...READ MORE

Sonar Fort to Soon Light Up with LEDs

The municipal council has signed a MoU with EESL to install new LED lights at Sonar Fort in Jaisalmer. Around 284 lights around Sonar Fort will be changed to LED lights leading to a decline in energy ...READ MORE

LED Bulb Prices Down by 10% in Madhya Pradesh

Procurement prices of 9W LED bulbs in Madhya Pradesh have dropped by 10% from INR 73 per bulb (to INR 64.41 per unit. This has been made possible through the government initiated DELP program. The pro...READ MORE

30% Increase in LED Lamp Production

Production of LED lamps that consume about 80% less energy than incandescent bulbs has increased to 3 crore per month against 10 lakh a year ago. LED lamps production is likely to grow much further as...READ MORE

Nura LED to launch new products in March

Nura LED, leading provider of LED lighting solutions will soon be launching two new products in the Indian market in March. The first is LED video and scrolling display economic models available in c...READ MORE

EESL takes the e-Commerce route and ties up with Snapdeal: LED bulbs to sell at Rs99

Under DELP, the government wants to replace 77 crore incandescent bulbs sold in India with LED bulbs. Implementing this is EESL that has so far partnered with various municipalities and power utility ...READ MORE

LED Lighting Set to Lead Smart Lighting Market

Smart lighting consists of lighting systems that can remotely monitored to keep a tab on their energy consumption. This has emerged as a key area to help reduce global energy consumption, which has re...READ MORE

McColl’s Finishes LED Lighting Rollout Across 1,100 Stores, Saves 35%

The retailer has fitted LED lighting across 1,100 stores of its estate including its premium, standard and newsagent sites. The project, which cost the retailer £2.5m to complete, will cut its carbon...READ MORE

Benbecula lights the runway with LED lighting

A vital regional airport on the remote island of Benbecula has become the first civil airport in Scotland to have its runway fully-lit by LED ground lighting. The £150,000 improved lighting system pr...READ MORE

Westchester to convert county facilities to LED lighting

The Westchester County Board of Legislators on Monday approved bonding $1.6 million to pay for new LED lighting in several county facilities that include the Michaelian Office Building, Low-Rise Build...READ MORE

Gooee sets sights on LED expansion, Secures $8m funding deal

Gooee, the US firm behind an Internet of Things platform for the LED lighting sector, has this week secured $8m in funding from tech capital specialist Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) to fund the final pre...READ MORE

UK Tomato Growers Use LED Lighting to Improve Yield and Taste

After successful trials in Japan for growing lettuce, Philips Lighting has completed the first trials in the United Kingdom with two of the largest tomato growers using 100% Philips horticultural L...READ MORE

Osram Bags huge LED Luminaire Order from BMW

Munich-based lighting major Osram has received a major order from BMW Group to convert eight of the car manufacturer’s plants in Germany and Austria to modern and energy-saving LED technology. The o...READ MORE

Cree Offers New Line of Better LED Bulbs

Cree announces a completely new portfolio of next generation LED bulbs aimed at delivering better light experiences for consumers. The new bulb portfolio consists of 25 new products, offering better ...READ MORE

NET LED Appointed as LG Sole Distributor for Bay Lights in UK

NET LED Lighting has become the sole distributor of the LG LED Essentials Low/High Bay range to UK electrical wholesalers. All these high bay products available through NET LED promise to make energy ...READ MORE

Zylight Offers LED Lighting Options for Worship Facilities

Zylight, the exclusive distributor of Aladdin LED lights and accessories throughout the America, introduced white fixture versions of its F8-100 LED Fresnel and IS3c LED panel lights with other produc...READ MORE

Verizon Adds LED Lighting to Internet of Things Portfolio

Mobile carrier Verizon Communications Inc. has signed an agreement to purchase LED luminaire Start-up Company, Sensity Systems Inc. Under the deal, Sensity’s LED lighting conversion products will be...READ MORE

Consortium to Install LED Lighting at Stadium for 2018 Winter Olympics

A consortium formed by Korea’s BlueKite, Chunil Engineering, and KMW Inc. has won a $14 million contract to install LED lighting at a stadium for the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. According to B...READ MORE

Vitex Addresses LED Lighting Design Challenges

In a new whitepaper, titled “3 Toughest LED Lighting Design Challenges Solved Using Aluminum Extrusions,” the aluminum extrusion major, Vitex Extrusion has addressed common issues faced by lightin...READ MORE

Philips adds Huawei as an IoT partner for its Hue

Philips Lighting expanded its Internet of Things (IoT) universe for the home, making its Hue smart bulbs compatible with an IoT system provided by Chinese information technology networking giant Huaw...READ MORE

KGMU turns energy-efficient to half power spending

The 115-year old King George’s Medical University (KGMU) aims to soon become an energy-efficient campus. Prior to this, KGMU has taken up several initiatives to cut its expenditure on power consumpt...READ MORE

India’s plan to switch to LED streetlights could save it Rs 5,000 crore a year

The government is planning to replace almost 6% of conventional street lights nationwide by installing two million power-saving light emitting diode street lights during the financial year 2016-’17....READ MORE

Fiem inks MoU with Su-Kam, forms ‘Su-Kam FIEM’

Fiem Industries has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Su-Kam Power Systems to establish a 50:50 Joint Venture Company (JVC) for selling and marketing LED lighting products manufactured b...READ MORE

Syska Opens its First LED Lounge in MG Road, Hyderabad

Syska LED (an SSK Group Brand) inaugurates its first LED Lounge in Hyderabad, as part of its expansion strategy. The first store in Hyderabad, 87th in India, reiterates the experience of offering adv...READ MORE

Goa Launches Work of Installing LED Streetlights in Mapusa

The state government of Goa has launched the work of installing around 5,000 LED streetlights across Mapusa and Green Park area in the Northern Goa. As declared by the state government all the streetl...READ MORE

Pune Rolls out Streetlights Upgrade to LED

The Pune Municipal Corporation standing committee approved the lighting upgrade plan wherein 70,000 high pressure sodium vapor lights are to be replaced with LED streetlights by the Union Government a...READ MORE

Madhya Pradesh Leads To Embrace LEDs

Following the national drive of switching over to energy efficient LED bulbs, Madhya Pradesh takes the lead with 43% respondents in favour of LED bulbs distribution followed by Andhra Pradesh, where 3...READ MORE

NTL Lemnis bags ‘India’s Greatest Brands & Leaders 2015-16’ Award

NTL Lemnis and its global LED lighting brand, Pharox got felicitated with India’s Greatest Brands & Leaders 2015-16 award in the consumer electronics category by URS International, one of India...READ MORE

Microtek enters LED lighting segment in India

Inverter and power-backup major Microtek has announced its entry in to the country’s burgeoning LED lighting segment. The company is launching a wide gamut of lighting products for indoor, outdoor a...READ MORE

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