Industry News - Energy Watch News

Industry News

Know More Now

EnergyWatch is the comprehensive resource for electrotechnology news on a daily basis. EnergyWatch covers everything from new products and trends to industry news. EnergyWatch is your electrical industry resource for energy-efficiency intelligence and business development opportunities. You get the focused and unbiased information you need to compete in a rapidly changing playing field.

Subscribe to our Industry News Feed Subscribe to our Industry News Feed!

Enter your email address:  

To submit your news, please contact Jude Martin-Cianfano at News@energywatchnews.com.



LiFi Enables Underwater Data Transmission at 6000-meter Below Sea Level

Hydromea has developed a miniature optical modem that can operate down to 6,000 meters below the ocean’s surface. It is sensitive enough to collect data at very high speeds from sources more than 50 meters away. Radio wave can hardly

Tagged with: , , , ,
Posted in Industry News


Global Lamps Market Update and Forecast 2020

It is clear that LED lamps are the future of lighting, but in order to thrive in this rapidly changing market, it is imperative to know where, when, how quickly and what technology they will be replacing more readily.  The

Tagged with: , ,
Posted in Industry News, research


Osram and AMS Getting Closer to Case Close

The deal of Austria sensor company buying Osram is moving one more step forward as Osram announced that it has agreed with ams on the conclusion of a domination and profit and loss transfer agreement. In this regard, the Managing

Tagged with: , , ,
Posted in Industry News


NEMA Unveils New Website

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) launched its new website today, showcasing a fresh look for the Association with its mobile-responsiveness and easy-to-navigate design. The revamped website encompasses many features to help users get faster search results, filter by news

Tagged with: ,
Posted in Industry News


LaaS Market Expected to Grow 50.4% During 2020-2025

According to a new report out by Reportlinker, the lighting as a service (LaaS) market is expected to grow at a CAGR of approximately 50.4% during the forecast period of 2020-2025. The primary driver for the market includes the increasing

Tagged with: , ,
Posted in Industry News


LightingEurope Advocates Installation of UVC Disinfection Technologies in EU Renovation Plans

LightingEurope is promoting the benefits of UVC disinfection and advocating the integration of the technologies in the EU Renovation Wave. Aiming to stimulate market demand and fair market access in Europe, LightingEurope also calls for including UVC technologies in to

Tagged with: , , ,
Posted in Industry News


Hiroshima University in Japan Proves 222 nm UVC Light Effectively Deactivate SARS-CoV-2 Virus

Researchers at Hiroshima University offered first proof that UVC light with a 222 nm wavelength, which many claim to be safer for human and animals, can effectively kills the SARS-CoV-2 virus, pathogen of COVID-19. The study was published in the

Tagged with: , , ,
Posted in Industry News


Sanan to Supply Mini LED Chips to Apple? TrendForce: Patent is Still the Key

If Sanan joins the supply chain with lower price to supply its product to Apple’s iPad Pro and MacBook in 2021., the business of Epistar, the Taiwan-based LED supplier who is reportedly the major Mini LED chip supplier of Apple,

Tagged with: , , , ,
Posted in Industry News


LightingEurope Position Paper on the Benefits of Using UV-C Disinfection to Combat COVID-19

LightingEurope calls on European policy makers to actively support and stimulate the uptake of UV-C disinfection technologies – in particular as part of the EU Renovation Wave initiative – and to ensure that EU and national financial instruments are available

Tagged with: , , , ,
Posted in Industry News, white papers


UV-C Lighting to Disinfect Baggage Trays at Airport Security

The UV-C LEDs are designed to disinfect the baggage trays as they return on the concealed rollers embedded in the security unit. A newly-formed subsidiary of LED iBond – LED Aviation – won the business to supply 50 UV-C LED-based disinfection systems

Tagged with: , , ,
Posted in Industry News


Osram Adopts UVA LED Technology for In-car Air Disinfection and Purification

The product, named Air Zing Mini, is designed to removes germs from the air inside vehicles to improve air quality for drivers and passengers. The UV light of Osram’s Air Zing Mini works at a wavelength of 360 to 370

Tagged with: , , , ,
Posted in Industry News


OPPLE Lighting Partners with Huawei

During the recently closed Huawei’s Developer Conference 2020, Huawei and its 12 partners, including OPPLE Lighting, announced the launch of HMS Go Global Ecosystem Alliance, with an aim to provide Chinese developers eying the global market with a “go global

Tagged with: , , , ,
Posted in Industry News


Lighting Research Center Releases Results of Online UV Disinfection Survey

The Lighting Research Center (LRC) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is currently examining a range of UV disinfection technologies. The goal of this work is to provide information that will help decision makers select UV products that are effective, safe, and

Tagged with: , , , ,
Posted in Industry News, research


NEMA Launches Healthcare Facilities Council

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) has announced the establishment of its Healthcare Facilities Council (HFC) to help improve healthcare delivery environments while expanding market opportunities for manufacturers serving the healthcare facilities market. The HFC creates a forum for professionals

Tagged with: , ,
Posted in Industry News


DOE Research Evaluates Lighting Application Efficiency for LED-Based Products

The US Department of Energy (DOE) has released initial research performed under contract by RTI International that considers a new performance characteristic called LAE (lighting application efficiency) of solid-state lighting (SSL) products. One element of LAE is spectral efficiency and

Tagged with: , , , ,
Posted in Industry News, research


EW’s Top 10 LED Lighting Picks for September, 2020

Congratulations to the following lighting equipment manufacturers for having their products selected for EW’s LED lighting picks this month: Acuity, Amerlux, Hubbell Lighting, Levition, Lightline, MaxLite, Milwaukee Tool, Nora Lighting, RAB & WAC Lighting. Do you have a new LED product that

Tagged with: , ,
Posted in Industry News, Product Promotions


BriteSwitch LED Rebates by the Numbers (Infographic)

LED rebates significantly cut the cost of installing LED lighting in commercial facilities. Using our RebateProTool, we took an in-depth look at the rebate opportunities currently available in the US and Canada. Learn more about funding levels, program timing, and average

Tagged with: , ,
Posted in Industry News


SETi & Seoul Viosys Begin Mass Production of Violeds UV LED Module That Sterilizes 99.9% of Coronavirus in 3 Seconds

Sensor Electronic Technology, Inc. (SETi) and Seoul Viosys, (KOSDAQ: 092190) the leading global providers of UV LED technology and subsidiaries of Seoul Semiconductor, announced that they have started mass production of UV LED module designed to sterilize 99.9% of the coronavirus

Tagged with: , , ,
Posted in Industry News


DLC Horticultural Technical Requirements V2.0

The DesignLights Consortium (DLC) today released the final version, an update that will continue the industry transition from traditional lighting data and metrics to horticultural-specific lighting data and metrics that best represent horticultural lighting performance. The changes have an effective

Tagged with: , , ,
Posted in Industry News


Signify Backs UV-C Conference

The world’s biggest lighting company has become headline sponsor of the LuxLive UV-C Kicker Conference on Tuesday 22 September and will provide some of its industry-leading experts as speakers. Registration is now opened for the digital conference which is organised by

Tagged with: , , ,
Posted in Industry News


Submit Industry News
  • Contact Information

  • Industry News Submission Form




Featured Articles

Six Trends in Solar Area Lighting by Leo Liao, CEO at SOLTECH Solar Lighting

Distributors, contractors, and specifiers have to keep up with many changes in lighting technology. One of the growing outdoor lighting categories is solar area lights. The global solar area lighting market is projected to more than double to $10.8 billion

Tagged with: , , ,
Posted in Featured Articles


Smart Lighting Beyond Energy Savings by Paul Tarricone

For this look at connected lighting projects, LD+A went in search of aspirational case studies. Our criteria: to be truly “smart,” connected lighting needs to go beyond the energy-use dashboard. Room occupancy data, employee satisfaction and productivity, and our old,

Tagged with: , , , ,
Posted in Featured Articles


What’s New in Connected Lighting by Craig DiLouie

Three leading lighting brands say demand for connected lighting is solidly increasing in both indoor and outdoor markets, driven by simplified energy code compliance and value-added features such as data and location services. As such, this premium segment of the

Tagged with: , , ,
Posted in Featured Articles


Public Health Pushes the Needle on UV Partnership Opportunity by Carrie Meadows

 The coronavirus pandemic has perhaps heightened the profile of ultraviolet germicidal irradiation, but the demands of the application mean pushing UV LEDs beyond current limitations for more widespread and sustainable solutions. While we do not deny the validity of other

Tagged with: , , , ,
Posted in Featured Articles


What to Consider When Switching to LEDs by Ellen Helm

Frustrated by frequent maintenance, poorly lit areas, and high-energy consumption, you’ve decided to upgrade your facility’s lighting. You’ve obtained the manager’s approval for the retrofit and are eager to begin the switch to LEDs, but before you purchase the luminaires

Tagged with: , , ,
Posted in Featured Articles


View more Featured Articles.