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LEDVANCE Commits to the Clean Energy Ministerial’s Global Lighting Challenge

to sell 2.5 billion LED lamps by 2023. The Clean Energy Ministerial is a forum of countries working together to promote the global transition towards clean energy generation and consumption. The Global Lighting Challenge, launched in the winter of 2015,

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Expanded NEMA Lighting System Index Edges Higher in First Quarter 2017

The first quarter of 2017 saw a 1.4 percent increase compared to 4Q 2016 but a 3.4 percent decline when compared to 1Q 2016. Emergency lighting, fixtures, and lighting controls posted quarter-over-quarter increases while the remaining components declined during the

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First Quarter 2017 Year-Over-Year LED A-Line Lamp Shipments Up, Incandescent, Halogen, and CFL Shipments Decline

LED A-line lamp shipments decreased 8.1 percent in 1Q 2017 compared to 4Q 2016. However, LED A-line lamps continued a year-over-year climb increasing 4.7 percent compared to 1Q 2016. Incandescent and halogen shipments posted a quarter-to-quarter decrease in 1Q 2017

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Rexel Energy Solutions Continues to Expand for Stronger ESCO Support Nationwide

Rexel Energy Solutions, a stand-alone operating business within Rexel USA, has continued to add ESCO Sales Representatives for stronger national coverage of ESCO customers. They announced their plans to expand their ESCO support infrastructure earlier this year. In addition, they’ve

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Football Club’s Iot Sports Lights Are A World First

The Internet Protocol-controlled floodlighting at Sparta ’25 football club can be controlled by officials and players using smart phones. The LED lighting system features three settings, ’match’ with 100 per cent lighting, ’training’ with 50 per cent dimming and ‘comfort’

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Legrand Acquires Server Technology, Inc.

Legrand is already present in the datacenter market through companies specializing in VDI cabinets (Ortronics, Electrorack and AFCO Systems Group in the United States, Aegide/Minkels in the Netherlands, SJ Manufacturing in Singapore and Valrack in India), in PDUs as well

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Samsung’s LM301 packaged LED family achieves 220-lm/W efficacy

Samsung said the new performance level was achieved based on a flip-chip architecture and with the help of new phosphor technology. The maximum efficacy was achieved at a relatively low drive current, and the company has yet to publish a

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New LED Technology Boosts Wi-Fi Bandwidth Tenfold

Researchers at Oregon State University (OSU) have developed a new technology that can increase the bandwidth of WiFi systems by 10 times, using LED lights to transmit information. The technology could be integrated with existing WiFi systems to reduce bandwidth

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Conversation with President George W. Bush, 43rd President of the United States

President Bush will offer his thoughts on his eight years in the Oval Office, the challenges facing our nation in the 21st century, and the power of freedom at the 40th World Energy Engineering Congress (WEEC) on September 27-29, 2017

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DOE’s Third Connected Lighting Systems (CLS) Workshop

held two weeks ago in Santa Clara, CA. It’s no secret that the explosion of connectivity triggered by the advent of the Internet of Things (IoT) is also impacting the lighting industry — to such an extent as to constitute

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DOE Announces Awardees of First Phase of SBIR-STTR Grants for 2017

The U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science has awarded four Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and one Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) grants for projects targeting critical advances in solid-state lighting (SSL) technology. The five Phase I Release 1

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OLED & Laser Emerging as Potential Automotive Lighting Technologies

At present, LED has emerged as one of the widely adopted technologies in the automotive industry. However, there some more technologies that go beyond LED technology and are very beneficial as automotive lighting. These technologies like OLED and laser are

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The Pompeo Group Forms Strategic Alliance with Tounge Associates

Partnership Accelerates Path to More Successful Lighting, Electrical & IoT Mergers. Whether a multi-national corporation or a family business, Tounge Associates’ expertise in the Merger and Acquisition field combined with The Pompeo Group’s nearly three decades of lighting industry experience

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Free Webinar: Cree & EC&M Magazine Present: Maximizing Your LED Lighting Retrofit Success

Presented by Eric Marsh. Are you a contractor considering LED retrofits? With affordable, high-quality LED lighting, generous rebates and easy installation, retrofits are a great way to reduce expenses while providing better light. But not all LED retrofits are created

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Global Solar Street Lighting Market to Grow 20% till 2024

Solar street lighting market size is expected to exceed US$ 15 billion by 2024, according to a new research report by Global Market Insights, Inc. Increasing electricity demand owing to rising consumption is expected to fuel industry growth. Global solar

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Li-Fi Tested in US Subway Terrorist Attack Scenario

The durability of Li-Fi, the system that delivers an internet service via the lights, has been tested during a terrorist attack drill in the United States. pureLiFi, the company behind the technology, teamed up with Verizon, Nokia and Aegex Technologies

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EW’s Top 10 LED Picks for June 2017

Our Top 10 LED picks for June are in. Congratulations to the product managers and the marketing teams from Acclaim Lighting, Eaton, EYE Lighting, Focal Point, Forest Lighting, Hubbell Lighting, Kichler Lighting, Legrand/Wattsopper, Maxlite and Modern Forms. If you have

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A Landscape of the Future of High Efficient LED Lighting

The world LED lighting market has passed into the maturity stage, of which the saturation makes a few segments struggle. According to stats from LEDinside, a division of market research company TrendForce, the world LED lighting market reached a value

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Will Australia’s Largest Smart Light Project Lead to City’s Rebirth?

Australia’s seaside city of Newcastle has launched a massive new smart lighting scheme, which is set to form the spine of the city’s expanding and lavish smart city strategy. Around fifty smart light poles are being installed across the Newcastle

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The 2017 Utility Energy Efficiency Score

This first edition of the Utility Energy Efficiency Scorecard assesses the 51 largest US electric utilities across a range of energy efficiency metrics. The metrics fall into three categories critical to utility-sector efficiency: (1) quantitative savings and spending performance, (2)

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5 Charts That Illustrate The Remarkable LED Lighting Revolution

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Can Retail Reboot? by Leonora Desar

Retail stores, which some lighting manufacturers rely on for their bread and butter, are closing at an alarming rate. The news isn’t all bad. There are several niches within retail where lighting is used now more than ever to draw

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LED Street Lighting’s Impact on Sky Glow by James Brodrick

A DOE study looks at uplight, lumen output, spectral power distribution and other variables. Recently, there’s been some concern as to whether LED street lighting is more likely to cause sky glow than conventional (typically, high-pressure sodium) street lighting. Compared

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