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LED Expo and Light India Merge to Create Biggest Lighting Platform

Messe Frankfurt India, the organisers of LED Expo and Light India (which is organised in association with ELCOMA, the apex body of the lighting industry) have mutually decided to merge the Delhi editi...READ MORE

LEDs Come to the Rescue of Flower Growers in West Bengal

In the farms of Panskura, Pakuria and Khirai, which send ornamental flowers like Chrysanthemum and Karen to rest of the country and abroad, have resorted to using LED bulbs to enable their plants to f...READ MORE

Indian LED Bulbs to Light up Maldives

As part of India’s neighbourhood first policy, four projects were jointly inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Maldives President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih. On the day of inauguration, th...READ MORE

Innovative LED Lighting Series from Apure Wins Architecture MasterPrize

The 2019’s Architecture MasterPrize (AMP) has been announced, which in turn has brought a viable reason to celebrate for Apure, the innovative lighting manufacturer. The company’s Minus LED li...READ MORE

Use of LED Lights in Fishing to Attract Penalty in Maharashtra

Maharashtra government has said in a notification that it is going to penalise fishermen who carry out fishing using LED lights. According to the notification, the licence and registration of vessels ...READ MORE

Stadium Lighting Market to Reach US$ 620 Mn by 2026

In its most recent research, Global Industry Analysis and Forecast (2018-2026) suggests that stadium lighting market is expected to reach US$ 620.2 million by 2026. The market for stadium lighting wou...READ MORE

North-East Frontier Railway to Install LED Lights in Coaches

Indian Railways’ North East Frontier Railway (NFR) zone has taken steps to improve the lighting in the interior of railway coaches. As a part of its upgradation process, NFR has initiated a drive fo...READ MORE

Australia’s BioGen Lighting System Offers Blue Light Regulation

Australian lighting company Versalux Lighting Systems along with Monash University have together developed BioGen range of LED lighting products that allow facility operators to customise blue light e...READ MORE

US-Based PE Firms Eye Minority Stake in Syska LED Lights

US-based private equity firms General Atlantic, Blackstone and TA Associates have evinced interest in Syska LED Lights Pvt. Ltd. which plans to sell a significant minority stake. As per a news report,...READ MORE

Signify Plans to Outfit Buses with Li-Fi

The lighting technology giant, Signify aims to establish a market for Li-Fi in the public transportation sector. In a recent move, the lighting major has partnered with an Italian bus and train interi...READ MORE

Eradicating Unsafe Dark Spots in New Delhi with LED Streetlights

Aimed at fulfilling one of its poll promises – Eradication of Dark Spots – in the national capital, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government and Public Works Department have issued tender for ...READ MORE

Osram Bargains with Bluetooth for its Wireless Lighting Solutions

Lighting major Osram has recently added Bluetooth to its product portfolio in order to boost its intelligent lighting solution. The company hopes that this addition will spark what has been lagging in...READ MORE

Bajaj Electricals Sponsors 8th Edition of Pinkathon Mumbai

Bajaj Electricals sponsored the 8th edition of Pinkathon Mumbai 2019. The event was announced in Mumbai by supermodel, Actor, Ultraman and Pinkathon founder Milind Soman formally at a press conference...READ MORE

Cree Lighting Taps Synapse Wireless Tech for Outdoor and SSL

Cree Lighting has entered into a partnership with Synapse Wireless to supply the latter’s SimpleSNAP wireless connectivity for solid-state lighting (SSL) applications in commercial & industrial ...READ MORE

LED Expo Reaffirms Growing LED Technology Adoption in India

LED Expo’s 21st edition concluded at India Expo Centre & Mart, Greater Noida, NCR, featured 389 exhibitors with eight international contingents. Future Zone, highlighting innovative solutions, t...READ MORE

LED Expo Breaks Record Again

LED Expo is all set to enter its 21st edition, scheduled to be held from 14 – 16 November 2019 at India Expo Centre & Mart, Greater Noida. The 2019 edition will feature 350 exhibitors with eight...READ MORE

HPL Electric organises ‘Meet & Greet’ with Haryana Steelers at Panchkula

HPL Electric & Power Ltd, India’s leading electric equipment manufacturing company, has strengthened its presence in North India by associating with Haryana Steelers as their official LED partne...READ MORE

Norfolk-Based Specialist in LED lighting Re-brand as TLS Lighting

Norfolk-based specialist supplier previously known as TLS Pixelite has rebranded and will be known as TLS lighting, according to reports. The company is known for LED lights and control solutions. Wit...READ MORE

Bhubaneshwar to Get 1,000 Solar Street Lights Soon 

According to a leading news website, Bhubaneshwar is going to get solar streetlights soon. The project is being undertaken to ensure elevate the use of smart and renewable energy resources. The Centre...READ MORE

Signify Illuminates Japan’s Kobe Stadium for Rugby Tournament

Signify has installed LED lighting solutions in Japan’s Kobe Misaki stadium. Moreover, the leading lighting company had also installed new lighting solutions at Aichi’s Toyota stadium in April. Bo...READ MORE

Chennai Egmore Railway Station Lights Up to Celebrate Independence Day Week

Egmore railway station is one of the prominent landmarks in Chennai, which was lit up with a dynamic lighting solution to celebrate Independence week. The façade of the heritage building has been ins...READ MORE

JTA Plans to Install LED Lights in Acosta Bridge

The Jacksonville Transportation Authority tested new lighting at Jacksonville’s Acosta Bridge. The blue neon lights that were installed on the bridge back in the late 1990s had stopped working aroun...READ MORE

LED Lights Help GHMC Cut Down Power Bill by Rs 153 Crore

According to recent reports, the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) has cut down its electricity bill for street lighting by Rs 152.96 crore. This major saving has been possible after the ...READ MORE

CenturyLink Field Gets Connected Lighting From Signify

Signify, the world leader in lighting has announced the completion of an inventive connected LED lighting system for the Seattle Seahawks at CenturyLink Field. The new lighting system is designed to e...READ MORE

High Power LED Market is Expected to Reach $17,581.5 Million By 2024

As per the market research reports by P&S Intelligence, global high power LED market share is poised to touch $17,581.5 million by 2024, registering a CAGR of 5.3% during the forecast period (2...READ MORE

Smart Light Project to Begin in Kolkata

According to a leading news website, the Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has announced to launch of the much delayed LED street light project, where all conventional street lamps across forty ...READ MORE

Environmental Lights Introduces MicroMax VLB LED Driver

Environmental Lights has announced the launch of MicroMax VLB LED Drivers. They are new, UL Listed, full-capacity LED power supplies designed specifically for low-voltage lighting applications. They...READ MORE

Ram Jhula Set to Get LED Lighting to Accentuate its Grandeur

Ram Jhula is going to get dynamic lighting, according to Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC). It is the only cable-styled bridge of Central India that provides connectivity to East and West Nagpur and ...READ MORE

East River’s Water Quality to be Inferred by LED Light Sculpture

One of the recent applications was designed by PLAYLAB, INC. and Family New York in collaboration with Floating Point. The new lighting project termed +POOL concept makes it possible for anyone to inf...READ MORE

Philips 7th Smart Light Hub Opens in Kolkata

Recently, Signify (Formerly Philips Lighting), a global leader in lighting, inaugurated its 7th Philips Smart Light Hub in Kolkata. Encouraged by the growing consumer preference for smart home lightin...READ MORE

Herbal House Plans to Boost LED Grow Light Demand

One of the prominent hydroponic store-Herbal House in New Zealand is planning to take care of the problems plaguing the current grow light market. Grow lights are a very important accessory for any hy...READ MORE

Electrolube Announces Huge Success In India

Electrolube, the specialist electro-chemicals major, has reported an enormous success of its Indian manufacturing facility in Bangalore. Electrolube India, which has been operating locally for seven y...READ MORE

Eminent Minds in Global Design Congregate in Delhi for DesignX Summit

Sponsored by Jaquar Group, the event put forth inspiring, innovative insights from global and regional thought leaders on building a more design-inclusive India. The biggest confluence of most sought-...READ MORE

Halonix Promotes Unique Motion Sensor Bulb Using Dramatic TVC

Halonix has launched a unique motion sensor bulb “Radar” under its subbrand Halonix Prime. The newly unveiled bulb automatically turns on when any motion is detected within a fifteen feet radius a...READ MORE

Osram Sells Siteco Luminaires Business to Stern Stewart Capital

Osram has announced that it has sold its Siteco luminaires business to Stern Stewart Capital, which will give Siteco entrepreneurial freedom. It will also help in improving the cost situation of the c...READ MORE

HPL Electric Partners with Haryana Steelers for Pro Kabaddi League Season 7

Recently, HPL Electric & Power Ltd, India’s leading electric equipment manufacturing company, has associated with the Haryana Steelers team as their Official LED Lighting Partner. This associati...READ MORE

Samsung Partners WiSilica to Build IoT Smart Lighting Solutions

Samsung and WiSilica being leaders in their respective fields are all set to bring in the smart IoT revolution in lighting. The imperative partnership intends to help organizations work smarter, impro...READ MORE

Flex Lighting Solutions Launches E-Book on Parking Lighting

Lighting is of utmost importance in parkings, especially those in huge office complexes or shopping malls. However, it is often seen that this aspect is relatively ignored as more attention is paid t...READ MORE

Buildings Near Gandhi Maidan in Patna to be Illuminated Soon

According to a leading newspaper, private and government buildings in the periphery of iconic Gandhi Maidan in Patna will be lit by energy-efficient lights soon. The colourful lights will be used base...READ MORE

Fohse Introduces LED Cannabis Grow Lights in Toronto Exhibition

Las Vegas-based Fohse exhibited its disruptive LED cannabis grow lighting at its booth in Lift & Co. Cannabis Expo in Toronto. The company is accepting advance bookings for personal consultations ...READ MORE

Wipro Lighting to Launch LiFi Enabled Products Soon

Wipro Lighting has, over the past two decades, has strived to create products which transform the way we see lighting. Their current aim is to make human-centric lighting solutions. The aim is to offe...READ MORE

Arnreiter Mühle Upgrades Lights in Bühler Sortex Optical Sorter To LEDs

Austrian bakery products manufacturer Arnreiter Mühle has improved profits, driven up product quality and cut waste by upgrading the lights in its Bühler Sortex optical sorter from fluorescent to LE...READ MORE

Hindustan Coca-Cola Factories Go Green with LED Lighting

In a recent drive towards sustainability, Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages (HCCB), one of India’s largest FMCG companies has announced that 14 out of its total 18 factories have now achieved 100% LED l...READ MORE

Fluence to Provide Horticulture Lighting Solutions to Agmedica Exclusively

Fluence, the Austin-based horticulture LED lighting solution provider which was acquired by OSRAM in 2018, announced that it will provide AgMedica, a Canadian cannabis grower its LED-based growing sys...READ MORE

Bhatinda to be Lit with 23,254 Energy-Efficient LED Lights

The city roads in Bhatinda are set to be lit with LED lighting solutions The Municipal Corporation Bathinda (MCB) has circulated a tender for the installation of 23,254 LED streetlights, at an estimat...READ MORE

Global LED Lighting Sales Forecast over $110 Billion by 2024

The global market for LED lighting is currently booming with projected sales in excess of $110 billion forecast by 2024. This rapid expansion is driven by variety of factors. LED lighting is highly en...READ MORE

353 Million LED Bulbs Distributed Under UJALA Program

Under the government’s UJALA program, the Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) has distributed over 353 million LED bulbs so far. This has further helped in an approximate energy savings of 45....READ MORE

Signify Launches First Commercial LiFi System

Signify (formerly Philips Lighting) has launched one of the first commercial LiFi or Light Fidelity systems. LiFi transmits broadband internet through lights, using LEDs to move data and bypass radio ...READ MORE

Manapakkam Bridge to Get LED Streetlight 

The additional bridge across the Adyar River at Manapakkam, near MIOT Hospitals, on Mount – Poonamallee Main Road which opened a year back will soon have LED street lights on the median. The workers...READ MORE

Osram Introduces Duris S5 Purple LED for Horticulture Lighting

Recently, Osram Opto Semiconductors GmbH of Regensburg has released the Duris S5 purple, which combines key wavelengths of red and blue into a single purple LED in order to expand its portfolio of hor...READ MORE

Cree to Sell LED Lighting Business for $310M

Recently, Cree the famous semiconductors, LED and lighting products developer has announced that it is planning to sell its lighting products business unit (“Cree Lighting”), which includes LED li...READ MORE

Wipro Lighting Enters Into Strategic Partnership with Mapiq

Recently, Wipro Lighting has announced that it formed a strategic partnership with Netherlands-based Mapiq to work together in the area of smart workplaces in India. According to the agreement, Wipro ...READ MORE

Sri Lankan Streets to Get LED Lighting

The Sri Lankan government has received approval from the Cabinet to award a project to Korean Telecom Cooperation to replace traditional street lighting with LED street lights in Colombo along with ot...READ MORE

Cubbon Park Gets Smart LED Lighting

Cubbon Park is going to get around 800 smart street lights which will automatically brighten or dim based on the movement of people in the park, time of the day as well as different seasons. The smart...READ MORE

Aberdeen Gets Smart Street Lights

The Scottish city Aberdeen is getting a smart street lighting system comprising 3,500 control units on LED lights. For this, Aberdeen City Council has hired smart solutions company Pinacl to carry out...READ MORE

City of Darwin Installs Intelligent LED Street Lighting

The City of Darwin in Australia is installing 10,000 LED lights on its street and public lighting network to replace the old lighting. The lighting will be connected and controlled by Telensa’s PLAN...READ MORE

Anchor Switches its Corporate Identity to Panasonic

Recently, Anchor Electricals Private Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Panasonic, has announced the change in its legal entity to ‘Panasonic Life Solutions India Private Limited’ effective fro...READ MORE

Johnstown to Get LED Lighting as Contract Approved 

The Common Council of Johnstown approved a contract through National Grid to purchase lights to upgrade the lighting on city streets and city buildings. There are around 844 street lights which will b...READ MORE

Streetlight Timers Help Reduce Electricity Bill

The civic body, Raipur Smart City Limited had installed timers to regulate automatic switching on and off of street lights in a bid to adopt energy efficient methods. According to recent reposts by Ra...READ MORE

Signify Malaysia Launches 3Sekawan Smart Lighting Solution

In a bid to create sustainable lighting solutions, recently, Signify Malaysia has introduced the 3Sekawan collection that will help create public awareness about energy efficient lighting. The unveili...READ MORE

IKEA to Sell LED Bulbs at Hyderabad Store

IKEA, the famous Swedish home furnishing company will soon start selling solar panels, LED bulbs and a few other products at its Hyderabad store, which will be helpful in decreasing the carbon footpri...READ MORE

Eaton Introduces Emergency Lighting Solution for Large Areas

Eaton has introduced two new ranges of emergency lighting that provides a complete solution for large open areas such as warehouses and factories. Single luminaires can offer wide and narrow light dis...READ MORE

Smart Street Lighting Market in India to Grow at CAGR of 42.2%

India is considered to be the biggest smart lighting market in the Asia Pacific region. As per predictions, the investments in smart lighting will double in the country. Also, around 27.5 million trad...READ MORE

LED Expo Mumbai 2019 to Fuel Nation’s Energy Efficiency Movement

With major steps taken by the government to promote the usage of LED, the 20th edition of LED Expo Mumbai 2019 will bring the latest trends from over 300 companies to help encourage these initiatives ...READ MORE

Chippewa Falls Hydro Dam Gets New LED Lights

Chippewa Falls Hydro Dam was installed with the latest LED lighting technologies. Also, the lighting was turned on recently that lit the building’s north side with a variety of colours. The new LED ...READ MORE

GHMC Aims 100% LED Street Lighting

A survey was conducted by the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) electrical wing engineers and Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) officials at the instance of Commissioner M Dana Ki...READ MORE

Enchante Lites Takes Over XanLite North America 

Enchante Lites, the leading manufacturer and distributor of decorative lighting products in North America announced that it will be acquiring the distribution of Paris based lighting company XanLite. ...READ MORE

LEDs to Light Rock Boulders in Hyderabad

The Outer Ring Road in Hyderabad is gearing up to have the rocks and boulders dotting the 24 km stretch between Gachibowli and Shamshabad, aesthetically lit with LED floodlighting. The Hyderabad Metro...READ MORE

LED Lighting Solutions Takes Over Stadium Lights

With the advent of LED lighting, the residential and commercial places have undergone a tremendous makeover. The LED revolution is now going to penetrate the stadium lighting. According to a study by ...READ MORE

LED Streetlights in Bengaluru by 2021

The city of Bengaluru will soon have brightly illuminated streets at a lower cost as the lighting project by Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) to install LED bulbs has been approved by the gov...READ MORE

Zumtobel Embarks on Wireless Enterprise Network Market

The Zumtobel Group is planning to apply its LED solutions to empower LiFi, which is the latest technology in wireless. The trial was carried on alongside a partnership with pureLiFi that uses LED ligh...READ MORE

Tender to Install 23,254 LED Streetlights Released

The roads in Bathinda are set to get energy-efficient LED lights. The Municipal Corporation Bathinda (MCB) released a tender for installation of 23,254 LED streetlights, at an estimated cost of Rs. 12...READ MORE

LEDD First to Bring 190 lumens/watt LED Tube

The Montreal based company LEDD has attained many milestones over the past five years. More recently, they are introducing the first ever 190 lumens/watt LED to market with the intention of changing t...READ MORE

Power Department to Acquire 40,000 Additional LED Streetlights

The electricity department in Panaji will soon acquire around 40,000 LED streetlights in order to enhance safety across the city and improve lighting in the streets. The approval for the lighting upgr...READ MORE

Governor Invests $7.5 million into Smart Street Lighting

The New York State government is investing $7.5 million towards the installation of smart LED streetlights. The $7.5 million in funding is available for municipalities to collaborate with the New York...READ MORE

Pune Streets To Get 52,000 LEDs

Around 52,000 streetlights across the city of Pune will be installed with LED bulbs at a cost of 19 crore. The lighting upgrade was given a go ahead by the civic committee. The multiple benefits of LE...READ MORE

Lisbon Switches to LED Street Lights

Lisbon is taking advantage of a Central Maine Power(CMP) program to replace its conventional street lights with energy efficient LED lights. According to CMP, the replacement will save the town an est...READ MORE

London’s Illuminated River To Become ‘Longest Public Art Commission In The World’

The Illuminated River project is going to be the longest public art commission in the world and FM Conway has secured the contract for the first phase of the project, which once completed will span ab...READ MORE

Osram Replaces Conventional Lighting at St Peter’s Basilica with LEDs

The LED technology giant Osram has recently completed the replacment of conventional lights of the St. Peter’s Basilica with LED technology. The lighting upgrade took almost two years to be complete...READ MORE

Okaya Bags Prestigious ‘Emerging Energy Storage Company of the Year’ Award from IESA

Okaya Power Group, a world class battery and inverter manufacturing company has received the most distinguished “Emerging Energy Storage Company of the Year” award from India Energy Storage Allian...READ MORE

Jaipur Railway Station Receives an ‘Airport-Like’ Feel

Indian Railways turns Jaipur Junction railway station into ‘airport-standard’! Piyush Goyal-led Railway Ministry is upgrading several railway stations and giving the facelifts. The most recent inc...READ MORE

Optoga Launches Fully Integrated DALI 230VAC LED Engine

Sweden-based Optoga AB has come up with fully integrated DALI 230VAC LED Engine. With the arrival of this new driver, luminaire manufacturers can now make premium products, without bulky drivers. The ...READ MORE

Mahim Beach To Get Brighter with Beautiful LED Lamps

In a bid to attract more tourists and increase security, Mahim beach is the tenth beach to undergo beautification. In fact, Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has been beautifying beaches in the...READ MORE

Global LED Lighting Market Likely to Cross USD 54.28 Billion by 2022

Zion Market Research has come up with a global LED industry report titled “LED Lighting Market for Residential, Architectural and Outdoor Applications: Global Industry Perspective, Comprehensive Ana...READ MORE

Bengaluru Streets to Get Lighting Upgrade

The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) has announced that all the streetlights would be replaced with energy saving LED bulbs. The ambitious project will soon turn into a reality as the gov...READ MORE

PlanLED Illuminates Busch Stadium with GigaTera LED Sports Lights

In partnership with PlanLED, the St. Louis Cardinals are installing GigaTera’s LED sports lighting at Busch Stadium. The installation will be completed ahead of the 2019 season. The Stadium though h...READ MORE

LEDs to Replace 14 Million Street Lights in India

Under UJALA scheme more than 31 crore LED bulbs have been distributed to the people of India. Also, it is expected that by June 2019 about 14 million street lights in the urbanlocal bodies across th...READ MORE

NorthWestern Energy Plans To Replace its Street Lamps with LED Lights

All around the world, conventional streetlights are being replaced by LEDs. The recent addition to the list is Billings, Montana. Northwestern Energy plans on replacing its street lamps with energy-ef...READ MORE

Government Buildings to Upgrade Remaining Bulbs with LEDs

The Central Public Works Department (CPWD) has directed its officials to completely replace conventional bulbs in all government buildings with LED lights. LED lighting solutions have many advantag...READ MORE

Cree Completes Lighting Makeover for New England Community

The picturesque seaside community of Newburyport, MA received a lighting makeover with LED retrofit project for the street lights as announced by Cree. The project delivered both high quality and sign...READ MORE