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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

CM Naveen Patnaik Flags Off Free LED Bulb Distribution Scheme

In order to uplift the lighting scenario in the state of Odisha, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has launched the ‘Ama Ghare LED’ scheme, under which about 95 lakh families in the state will each ...READ MORE

Orion Gets the Contract to Illuminate US Government Facilities

Orion is a US-based provider of enterprise-grade LED lighting and energy project solutions. Recently, the company has announced the receipt of a contract worth $3.6 million to install Orion’s LED li...READ MORE

Noida to Install 74,000 Energy-Efficient Street Lights

Noida is all set to install 74,000 LED street lights very soon in an ecofriendly move to save energy cost and promote green technologies. The state government is committed to promoting solar power an...READ MORE

LumiGrow Launches TopLight LED Lighting System

LumiGrow Inc. has introduced its latest wirelessly controllable LED lighting system for use in commercial greenhouse and indoor crop production. The LumiGrow TopLight is a versatile lighting solution ...READ MORE

Panchkula Streets to be Lit by LED Lamps Soon

Panchkula Municipal Corporation has decided to set up the smart street light system in a move to reduce its electricity bill. The municipal corporation has joined hands with Energy Efficiency Serv...READ MORE

Thousands in Rebate for Milford After LED Street Light Program

LEDs have created a sustainable platform for transforming streets into an environment-friendly zone. Keeping up with the trend of replacing conventional streetlights with energy-efficient street light...READ MORE

GM Modular Launches Glitz Air and GX at Acetech 2018, Mumbai

Suniel Shetty, brand ambassador of GM Modular, unveils the company’s new range of LED lighting products.  GM Modular has recently augmented its LED lighting product range with the launch of Glitz A...READ MORE

NEW Zhaga Has Gone Live!

The Zhaga Consortium has widened its scope of work to address new growth areas in IoT and the service economy. To implement this move, a new Consortium Agreement has been written and members have rene...READ MORE

Crompton Greaves Named ‘Outdoor LED Lighting Company of the Year’

Crompton Greaves Consumer Electricals Ltd. was named ‘Indian outdoor LED Lighting Company of the Year’ at Frost & Sullivan’s 2018 India Best Practices Awards Banquet. Crompton has seen ...READ MORE

Atlanta Airport to Install Energy-Efficient LED Lighting on Tarmac

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport is gearing up to install high-mast LED lighting for a retrofit of their existing airport tarmac lighting. The airport is one of the world’s busiest a...READ MORE

Telecommunications Agency to Probe Against LED Suppliers

The Telecommunications Agency is going to start an investigation into fifty suppliers of LED lights as per reports. An earlier probe in 2016 showed that almost none of the 30 lights investigated compl...READ MORE

Light India 2018 Focuses on LED Lighting

Light India and Electrical Building Technology (EBTI) 2018 was inaugurated on October 11, 2018, bringing high-tech products to lighting and building automation sectors, which are preparing for a smart...READ MORE

Amalie Arena Embraces Modern LED Lighting

The Tampa Bay Lightning started their season by defeating the Florida Panthers with the unveiling of a new LED lighting system at Amalie Arena. The lighting is both fan and environment friendly. The ...READ MORE

Hindustan Coca-Cola Factories Become Energy-Efficient

Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages has achieved the target of 100% LED lighting in its factory at Ameenpur in Telangana. This is the second factory after Vijayawada to have achieved the goal. It is in lin...READ MORE

Yeelight Forays Into India, Launches 4 New Products

China-based smart lighting company Yeelight has officially entered the Indian market. Initially, the company will be launching four lighting products – a smart lamp, light strip, and two smart b...READ MORE

Landmark in Perth to Get Illuminated

The Church of Scotland is planning to install a series of LED floodlights at St Matthew’s in Perth. The illumination is part of the council-led City of Light strategy, which is hoping to light up lo...READ MORE

GE Sells LED Business to American Industrial Partners

GE announced recently that it has signed a proposed agreement to sell its Current, powered by GE business to American Industrial Partners (AIP), a New York-based private equity firm that has a focus o...READ MORE

Opple Launches LED Utility 2HV Strip Lights

OPPLE Lighting, a leading global developer and manufacturer of LED lighting technologies, recently introduced its unique and innovatively designed LED Utility 2 HV strip lights. The product is desig...READ MORE

Rajiv Gandhi Airport Goes Green with LEDs

The Rajiv Gandhi International Airport at Hyderabad has been upgraded with energy-efficient LED signage. The switch from conventional halogen lighting system is expected to help save one lakh units of...READ MORE

Bayern Munich Collaborates with Zumtobel to Light up Allianz Arena

German soccer giants Bayern Munich collaborated with lighting manufacturers Zumtobel Group. The company will be upgrading the lighting at the club’s Allianz Arena stadium. Zumtobel is joining as the...READ MORE

Bihar to Light Up Its Streets with LEDs

Going forward with the implementation of Street Lighting National Programme, Bihar is replacing all its streetlights with energy efficient LED lights. The task is being undertaken by Energy Efficiency...READ MORE

More Indoor Farms to Come Up with LEDs

There has been a radical shift in agriculture in which plants can be grown commercially without a single sunbeam. A number of technological advances have made this possible, however, more so with the ...READ MORE

LED Expo 2018: Uplift The Smart Lighting Market to Support Millennial Demands

The 19th edition of LED Expo 2018 New Delhi will support the need for smart and energy efficient homes of millennials.  Located at Greater Noida, the show will host over 300 companies focusing largel...READ MORE

Vaduz Active Energy Building Get its LED Lighting Supplies from Zumtobel

Developed by the Falkeis.Architects, Active Energy Building in Vaduz emerged as a winning project for the high-tech residential building with its continuous energy production and storage functions lik...READ MORE

LED Market to Grow Rapidly in Next Few Years

The LED industry in India has witnessed a rapid growth in the last decade. Declining LED costs along with favourable government schemes shall drive LED Lighting industry in India by 2020. Increasing d...READ MORE

Europe All Set to Switch from Halogen Bulbs to LED Bulbs

Europe has banned halogen lights from 1st September 2018, encouraging consumers to switch over to more energy efficient LED bulbs. This step is taken in order to reduce the carbon footprints produced ...READ MORE

Delhi Discom Making Capital Streets Brighter with LED Lights

Tata Power Delhi Distribution Limited (Tata Power-DDL) has taken the initiative of making the capital streets brighter by replacing the existing High-Pressure Sodium Vapour (HPSV) lamps and Semi-High ...READ MORE

LG Introduces LED Light Disinfects Its Environment

LG has launched Visible Disinfection Lighting, a functional LED light which uses the indoor light to deliver the effect of sterilization same as the sunlight. According to reports, the company has cla...READ MORE

EESL to get $300 MN from World Bank to Boost Energy Efficiency Programme in India

The government, World Bank and state-owned EESL signed a $220 million loan agreement and an $80 million pact to push energy efficiency programme in India. To be implemented by EESL, the program will f...READ MORE

Australian Cannabis Researcher to Get LED Lighting Solutions from Heliospectra

Heliospectra announces about the new order the company has received from an Australian manufacturer and researcher of controlled substances, who supply products and services to the international pharm...READ MORE

AP Govt. Aims to Complete LED Street Lighting by December

Aiming to create a world record in Smart Street Lighting Project, AP Government has directed its officials to launch Alert Management System (AMS), to provide a delivery mechanism with global standard...READ MORE

Signify Joins Hands with Worldwide Partners, Expands Smart Lighting System

Signify, the world leader in lighting technology has announced six new Friends of Hue partners offering their consumers world-class lighting products in many varieties, specially designed and develope...READ MORE

Orients, India’s Only Brand Gets BEE 5-Star Rating For Its LED Bulbs

Orient Electric limited has become India’s first brand to have been awarded with 5-star rating for its 9W LED bulbs by Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE). Under its labelling program for LED bulbs, B...READ MORE

Magna & Rohinni Join Hands to Produce Ultra-Thin Micro LED Lighting Solutions

With particular, elite lighting turning into a “must have” for automakers and other versatility organizations, Magna Electronics and Rohinni LLC have shaped a joint dare to deliver ultra-t...READ MORE

Agra Highways to Get LED Makeover

A stretch of roads linked with National Highway- 2 are soon going to be illuminated with LED Lights. The Agra Development Authority (ADA) has contracted with Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) ...READ MORE

Falling Profit Affecting LEDs Business

The market size of LED lighting has kept on developing with the main thrusts from the developing business sector and the change of conventional lighting to LED lighting. The growing business sector ha...READ MORE

India Opts LED Lighting to Reduce Carbon Emission

A prior analysis report has identified that the dimensions of India’s LED lighting market is growing quickly with the support of the Indian government’s policy to turn the country into the associa...READ MORE

Jaquar LEDs Going to Enthrall Everyone with Their Brilliance

A lot of brands are getting into LEDs and lighting products. With the umpteen benefits of LEDs this is not surprising at all. One of India’s most reliable and popular brands, Jaquar, is launching a ...READ MORE

LED Lighting by Nichia Turns Vegetables into Medicinal Plants

LED applications have started a revolution in horticulture lighting. Nichia, the famous Japanese LED giant is certainly capitalizing on this development. They have set up a laboratorial plant factory ...READ MORE

17000 Solar Lights Distributed by Indian Army in Jammu and Kashmir’s Doda

The current trend of choosing the sustainable source of energy is being taken seriously. Recently, the Indian Army has distributed 17,000 solar lights among the residents of un-electrified and inacces...READ MORE

Blackbaud Inc. Headquarters Installs LED Lighting & IoT System from Current by GE

Blackbaud Inc. is a cloud software company with main focus on doing social good. The world headquarters brings together 1,400 Charleston-based employees to its new 172,000 square foot area of space. T...READ MORE

ITRI Showcases Circadian LED Lighting Taiwan International Lighting Show

Taiwan’s Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) displayed adjustable spectrum LED lighting that conforms to circadian rhythms at the 2018 Taiwan International Lighting Show (TILS) which...READ MORE

NDMC Installs 52K LED Streetlights in Second Phase

Following the drive, the Street Lighting National Programme (SLNP), flagged off by the Central Government, the North Delhi Municipal Corporation (NDMC) has installed around one lakh energy-efficient L...READ MORE

Wichita Falls City Gears Up for $2.8 Million LED Lighting Upgrade

Wichita Falls is a city and the county seat of Wichita County, Texas, United States.  The city is considering a more than $2.8 million project to upgrade street lights in the city which is touted to ...READ MORE

LED Lights Brighten Up Raichur, Yadgir Railway Stations

The journey towards a sustainable future is certainly going to be completed soon, with many important places like railways stations and commercial places switching to LEDs. The South Central Railway (...READ MORE

By 2023 LED Lighting Market is Expected to Reach $70 Billion

According to a report published by P&S Market Research, the global LED lighting market size is projected to cross $70.2 billion by 2023, growing at a CAGR of 12.6% between 2017 and 2023. The major...READ MORE

Gurugram Streets to be Illuminated with LEDs

Around 57,000 LED streetlights were installed across Gurugram. The main agenda behind this big move is to light up the dark stretches of roads across the city. The cost-effective step is further going...READ MORE

Meijer Replaces Conventional Lighting with LEDs

Meijer Inc. is a regional American supercenter chain with its corporate headquarters in Walker, Michigan, in the Grand Rapids metropolitan area.  Keeping in mind the promotion of more efficient energ...READ MORE

SDMC & EESL Collaborate to Retrofit Energy-Efficient Appliances in 400 Schools

LEDs and its lighting products have endless benefits. Keeping that in mind, a joint venture of four state-run enterprises has associated with the South Delhi Municipal Corporation for retrofitting ene...READ MORE

Neill Reynolds is the New CFO of CREE

The newly appointed chief financial officer (CFO) of Cree, Inc. is Neill Reynolds as effective August, 27. Reynolds will be succeeding Mike McDevitt at that time, as per the transition plan announced ...READ MORE

LED Takes Over & Outshines CFL bulbs

The Indian Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi started the Ujala scheme to increase the promotion of energy efficient lighting in houses through LEDs. After this move, the prices of LED bulbs lowered do...READ MORE

Philadelphia Firefighter Starts a Campaign for LED Ladders

Philadelphia firefighter, Lieutenant Bill Finegan begins a campaign for LED ladders which is triggered by a tragic incident which took place 24 years ago. The intense fire took away lives of a 24-year...READ MORE

Haryana Government Makes LED Lights a Mandate in Offices

With the installation of LEDs, you can save over 30% on your bill every month. LED lighting enhances mood and has a more energetic feel that will keep guests and employees happy. LED lights last up to...READ MORE

Connolly Hospital Opts for Energy Efficient Lighting

Connolly Hospital is a public university teaching hospital in Dublin, Ireland. Keeping up with energy conserving trend the hospital has switched to LED lighting. More than 400 LEDVANCE Panel LED 600 h...READ MORE

HK Trade Fairs Strengthens Bilateral Trade Between Hong Kong and India

29 August 2018 – The bilateral trade relations among Hong Kong and India have long been robust. Adding to the Hong Kong’s business advantages, Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) organises...READ MORE

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

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