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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

Philips Lighting India inaugurates its first Lounge in Durgapur

Strengthening its footprint in Eastern India, Philips Lighting has recently inaugurated a new Light Lounge in Durgapur, West Bengal. Located Opp. Quisore Lane, Nachan Road, Benachity, Durgapur, this i...READ MORE

Rajasthan replaces 5 lakh streetlights, saves Rs. 40 crore on energy

Rajasthan became the first state to adopt Centre’s Street Lighting National Programme (SLNP) in all its urban local bodies (ULB) by replacing almost 5 lakh conventional streetlights with LED streetl...READ MORE

VMC Inks Deal with EESL

Varanasi Municipal Corporation (VMC) has entered in to an agreement with the Delhi-based Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) recently to replace the conventional streetlights with energy efficie...READ MORE

DMCs Switch to LED Lights

In order to save power, the municipal corporations are adopting LEDs on a large scale. South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) has already replaced around 1.5 lakhs conventional lights with LED light...READ MORE

Smart LED Light Company Mr. Beams Acquired by Ring

Ring is the famous connected home security gadget startup and has recently, acquired Mr. Beams which makes LED lighting with wireless connectivity and motion-sensing capabilities. The takeover of the ...READ MORE

Chicago Invests $160m in LED Street-Lighting Plan

Chicago, one of the most famous cities in the U.S. is going to be one of the largest cities in the world to switch its street lighting infrastructure to LEDs. Around 85 per cent of its street lights w...READ MORE

LED Lights Boost Plant Growth in Space

At the University of Guelph, in the Controlled Environment Systems Research Facility (CESRF), researchers have been investigating controlled-environment plant production and how best to get the most o...READ MORE

In 2017 LED Bulbs Reduced 570 Million Tons of Carbon Emissions

The recent technological advancements and cost of LED lighting coming down has drastically enhanced the growth of LED lighting all over the world. More options and choices are available for consumers....READ MORE

HBPW’s Latest Lighting Project Preliminary Work Starts

Work has begun on the Hannibal Board of Public Works’ (HBPW) latest lighting upgrade project, along a section of U.S. 61. The upgrade of the current lighting system to LED lighting is not only goin...READ MORE

LED Lighting Market is Going to Exhibit a CAGR of 16.61% over the Predicted Period 2017-2025

According to the latest market research report “Global LED Lighting Market, by Product Type (LED Bulbs, Bare LED Tubes, LED Fixtures, LED Down lights and Others), by Services (Consulting Services, I...READ MORE

Smart LED Bulb Compatible with Alexa and Google Assistant is Available on Amazon For $12 Only

With new technological trends and evolution in the existing ones it is imperative that we accept and adapt. LED lighting has definitely transitioned the world and now more so, with the invention of S...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 secon...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 (lighting...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 stee...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 Rs61 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 Po...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 pr...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 cu...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

Halonix Launches Branded ACE LED Surface Downlighter

With energy saving properties and complete enhancement of the look of the interior it comes as no surprise that every company is coming up with some new product. Halonix Technologies Pvt. Ltd. is one ...READ MORE

LED Street Lighting Market In India Under Philips Radar

With the advent of technology and development it is quite apparent that big companies will try to capture their share in contributing to its rise. Philips lighting is following the same trend and has ...READ MORE

3cr LED Bulbs to be Given in TN Under UJALA in A Year

In order to cut down the power cost and turn the environment greener it is imperative that government take appropriate measures. One such initiative taken by the Government is the UJALA scheme. Under ...READ MORE

LED Lighting to be Installed Across 18 Mahindra Plants in India

Government has been taking great measures in order to assure that common people are made aware of the benefits of LED lighting along with initiatives which focus on their implementation. However the p...READ MORE

Philips & Surya Lead India Lighting Market With 30% Share

The recent report published by TechSci Research titled “India LED Lighting Market Forecast & Opportunities, 2021”, states about the current LED lights market in India. According to the report,...READ MORE

LED Bulbs for Guntur Streetlights to Turn it Greener

The world is evolving rapidly and trying to adopt measures which will make it greener and better for us humans. The revolution of LED which has surfaced and captured the current world is also seeping ...READ MORE

‘India LED Lighting Visionary Innovation Leadership’ 2017 Award Won by Wipro Lighting

“India LED Lighting Visionary Innovation Leadership” Award at the 2017 Frost & Sullivan India Best Practices Awards which was held in Mumbai has been won by Wipro Lighting, part of Wipro Ente...READ MORE

Gurugram Is Going to Get 48,000 LED Street Lights Installed by EESL

Municipal Corporation of Gurugram signed an agreement with state owned Energy Efficiency Services Limited (ESSL) to install 48,568 street lights under the Street Lighting National Programme (SLNP). ...READ MORE

Punjab Government Schools Issue Orders on LED Lighting to Cater to PM Narendra Modi’s LED Programme

The orders for the schools say that “keeping in view the orders from the central government, the government of Punjab has also decided that from now on energy saving measures will be focused on”. ...READ MORE

Havells India Ltd. Win “India LED Lighting Company of the Year” Award at Frost and Sullivan’s 2017

Havells India Ltd. was named “India LED Lighting Company of the Year” at the 2017 Frost & Sullivan India Best Practices Awards Banquet held on 5th October at ITC Maratha, Mumbai.  A wide rang...READ MORE

Philippines LED Lights Market Might Cross USD 500 Million in Revenues by 2021

The current LED market is in its early stage and is going go to grow at a tremendous rate in the coming five years. LED lights manufacturing plants are expected to be installed in the country by both ...READ MORE

Larson Building Lit Up Pink To Spread Awareness

Pink color mostly is associated with femininity and all girly things. However, the pink colour has another serious side to it. It depicts the serious struggle which is associated with the fight to fin...READ MORE

IoT lighting Into Clothing Soon By Osram

Imagine, cycling jacket lighting up when you hit the brakes which might be hitting the market soon but before that Osram is planning to bring LEDs into work wear. Smart lighting into clothes will be c...READ MORE

Largest Floor LED Display Makes its Appearance at Universiade Taipei 2017

LED is finding its application everywhere, so, it came as no surprise when it found its application in the 29th Summer Universiade, an international multi-sports event organized by the International U...READ MORE

LED Lighting Makes it Possible for Asda to Supply UK Tomatoes Year-Round

LED lighting in Horticulture is totally taking over the market. Innumerable benefits such as the advantage of growing vegetables in enclosed spaces are rendered easy just by the use of LED Grow lights...READ MORE

Osram’s New Plant in Bulgaria to Begin Soon

German-based lighting giant Osram announced on October 10, that a total investment of EUR 25.6 million (USD 30.1 million) will be done in its first plant in Bulgaria. The company has publicly shared t...READ MORE

Smart City Transformation in The US will Increase Tremendously by the Union of Philips Lighting and American Tower Corporation

Philips Lighting, leading innovator in LED lighting and American Tower Corporation which specializes in wireless infrastructure have joined hands in order to increase the digital transformation of urb...READ MORE

LiFi Adoption in Asia will be Soon Possible by Teaming up of Wipro Lighting and pureLiFi

Wipro Lighting, part of Wipro Enterprises (P) Limited which is a leading player in lighting in India and pureLiFi which is a global leader in LiFi technology have come together, to develop application...READ MORE

Smart Street Lighting and IoT Infrastructure will be Enabled by Coming Together of Acuity Brands & Silver Spring

Acuity is one of the world’s largest outdoor lighting solution providers with customers across the US, Europe, and Asia. Acuity Brands, Inc. announced its Acuity Brands Lighting, Inc. subsidiary has...READ MORE

HKTDC Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Autumn Edition) to Bring Forth Lighting and More

The 19th HKTDC Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Autumn Edition) will be staged from 27 to 30 October 2017 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC). The HKTDC Hong Kong Internati...READ MORE

Osram Buys Digital Lumens

In one of the latest news regarding LED business WORLD, Osram has announced the attainment of Boston-based Digital Lumens. Digital Lumens started in the year 2008 primarily focused on Solid state ligh...READ MORE

With LEDs One Can Grow Vegetables Even in Cold Weather

The onset of winters brings a gloom over food growers. Because of the extreme cold temperature it gets absolutely difficult to grow vegetables. The planters and growers start relaxing due to lack of s...READ MORE

Learn New Tricks for LED Grow Lights and Save Energy

One of the largest Wholesale ornamental growers, Iwasaki Bros. Inc. has installed LED top lighting at three growing areas this year. Philips LED top lighting was installed which rendered a decrease in...READ MORE

ASABE Publishes a Metric Standard for LED-based Horticultural Lighting

The American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE), announced publication of the ANSI/ASABE S640 standard entitled “Quantities and Units of Electromagnetic Radiation for Plants (P...READ MORE

LEDs Can be Improved by Simple Surface Nano-Particles

Predictable arrays of plasmonic nano-particles can be generated on the surface of LEDs to improve photon emission by localised surface plasmon resonances according to the research carried out at the U...READ MORE

LED Technology: A New and Ideal Technology for Medical Device Assembly

Design engineers and inventors need to come up with new a lighting technology which is energy-saving and cost effective. LED light-curing technology is the latest technology which is going to be both....READ MORE

Gandini Antonio S.S. Famous Tomato Grower Opts for Heliospectra LED Lighting Solutions

Leading tomato producer from Northern Italy has invested in LED technology in order to increase the yield and improve plant quality. LED grow lights are soon going to capture the market when it comes ...READ MORE

Wartburg Castle, a UNESCO Site Gets Illuminated by LED Lighting

The Wartburg is a castle originally built in the middle Ages. In 1999, it was added to the list of World Heritage site by UNESCO. Zumtobel supplied luminaires from the Supersystem II SSL product fam...READ MORE

Tata Power Facilitates Distribution of 1.1 Lakh LED Bulbs to its Customers in Mumbai

Tata power which is India’s integrated Power Company whose pillars are based primarily on energy conservation has taken in several initiatives which cater to the greener and brighter, INDIA. The Tat...READ MORE

India May Become First Nation Using LED for All Lights By 2019

Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) is a joint undertaking of NTPC Limited, Power Finance Corporation, Rural Electrification Corporation and POWERGRID, EESL was set up under Ministry of Power (I...READ MORE

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