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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 47

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