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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 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 ...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