The increase in global demand for greenhouse-use LED horticultural lighting is primarily because of the impact of climatic changes and urbanization of traditional agriculture. Scroll down to learn about how top brands are re-inventing agriculture with horticultural lighting.
- Signify in 2017 associated with Agro-Inwest, the largest Russia-based vegetable grower, to undertake the then largest LED horticultural lighting project around the world. Both parties extended total land area occupied by greenhouses equipped with horticultural lighting from 25 hectares to 68.5 hectares in 2018.
- Osram Licht has capitalized on its advantages in lighting sources and acquired firms, including Germany-based vertical farming developer Agrilution and US-based LED horticultural lighting developer Fluence Bioengineering, to step into horticultural lighting.
- General Electric group will install its Arize horticultural lighting system at plant-growing racks in UK-based Jones Food Company’s indoor farms in England, with the production of vegetables to begin in third-quarter 2018 and annual output expected to increase to 420 metric tons.
- LG Innotek, South Korea based brand unveiled 30 models of LED horticultural lighting products, including the ultraviolet LED lights, earlier in July 2018. The 30 models vary in angle of irradiation, spectral wavelength and quality of lighting.