Philips Gearing Up to Tap LED Street Lighting Market in India

Philips is developing a range of LED street lighting products to suit the requirements of the Indian street lighting market. It is also planning to increase its presence in India in the lighting space and create more awareness about LED

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Ranchi, India to Get 32,000 LED Streetlights

Ranchi Municipal Corporation (RMC) is all set to install LED streetlights throughout the city with the help of Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), a joint venture with the Union ministry of power, responsible for implementing various domestic efficient lighting programs.

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Over 10 Million LED Bulbs Distributed in UP at Rs 80 (US$1.31)

The citizens of Uttar Pradesh (UP), India have replaced 10 million inefficient bulbs with energy efficient LEDs, distributed under the Unnat Jyoti by Affordable LEDs for All (UJALA) programme. UP has been the fastest state in the country to achieve

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LED Lighting Market in India to Grow at 30% Till 2021

According to TechSci Research report. Rising government initiatives, increasing awareness among customers regarding lower power consumption of LED lighting products, and innovative product offerings to drive LED lighting sales through 2021. Being the second most populous country and fifth major

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LEDs Prompt Rising Military Tensions in Disputed Kashmir

Tensions in Kashmir are rising thanks to a conspiracy theory, spreading like wildfire, that government supplied LED luminaires are equipped with ‘spy sensors’, which betray the location of militants to the Indian government. Kashmir, which lies on the borders of

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Indian LED market to hit 32.15% CAGR in 2021

LED Lighting market is growing with a whopping CAGR of 57.31% over last five years. According to “India LED Lighting Market Outlook 2021”, India’s LED Lighting market is forecast to grow at a CAGR of 32.15% over six years. LED

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LED Streetlights Reach Chennai Suburb

At a time when India is planning to emerge as the LED capital, not only major cities are installing LED street lighting, the small towns and suburbs are also switching over to LED street lighting. In August 2016, Chief Minister

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Over 51.5 Million Indian Households Have LED Bulbs

The Indian government’s LED initiative, known as Unnat Jyoti by Affordable LEDs (UJALA), has successfully distributed more than 154.5 million LED bulbs across rural and urban regions of the nation. Following the distribution, more than 51.5 million households in India

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India’s LED Bulb Incentive to Be Implemented Nationwide by 2019

India’s national LED program Unnat Jyoti by Affordable LEDs for All (UJALA) rolled out a year ago on May 1, 2015 and it has resulted in sales of total 90 million LED bulbs nationwide. When the country completes replacing 770

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Indian City Chennai to Install 30K LED Streetlights

The Energy Efficiency Service Limited (EESL) has installed more than 600,000 LED streetlights across several cities in India under the ESCO model. Chennai is the capital city of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. The greater Chennai Corporation approved the

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Havells India to Sell Sylvania to the Chinese

Looking to sell an 80% stake in Sylvania to Shanghai Feilo Acoustics Co Limited. The deal puts the equity value of Havells Sylvania at US$204.6 million. Havells will receive US$163.7 million on the completion of the deal by February 2016.

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India to Cut Half of its Energy Bill with LED Streetlights

India’s Panaji state cabinet decided to switch all conventional streetlights to LED. The conversion will cost about US $13.9 million. The project will be executed by Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) within six months, reported the Times of India. Conventional

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India Making Mass Purchase of LEDs to Reduce Costs

India has made a mass purchases of LED lights with a current order for a few hundred million over three years, considerably bringing their cost down to distribute it among the rural population, US Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz has said.

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LED There Be Light in India

In January this year, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched an initiative to change the way India is lit up at night. The initiative—called the National Programme for LED-based Home and Street Lighting—sought to increase India’s usage of LED lamps

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Top Three Emerging LED Markets with Huge Economic Potential

LEDinside’s editorial team compiled data from China’s customs and other research organization reports to present an overview of market conditions of certain popular oversea markets. The following market evaluations are for reference purposes. 1) Egypt is Africa’s third largest economy,

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India Plans Massive Overhaul of 1 Billion Lights to LEDs within 3 Years

Previous reports from India were mostly focused on the country’s policy of overhauling of 27.5 million streetlights with LEDs within three years. Recent reports suggest the lighting upgrades will be far more comprehensive. This high volume target would make manufacturers

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India LED Market Enters Exponential Growth Phase

Low price competition has led to a phenomenon coined “frugal engineering” and innovation, where manufacturers are driven to engineer products at lower prices. “Growth is happening practically by the day,” said Loomba. “I know a lot of my friends in

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Indian LED Lighting Market Expected to Grow at a CAGR of Over 32% During 2015-2020

With relatively low LED light penetration and huge untapped opportunity, India has become an attractive market for both domestic as well as international LED players. The market has witnessed a phenomenal growth over the past five years and the trend

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India Ranks No. 3 on U.S. Green Building Council List of Top 10 Countries for LEED

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has released its list of the top 10 countries for LEED® outside of the United States, on which India ranked No. 3. The list demonstrates the global reach of the movement that is transforming

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News Updates for the Week of December 19

1.      Congress Overturns Incandescent Light Bulb Ban – Congressional negotiators struck a deal Thursday that overturns the new rules that were to have banned sales of traditional incandescent light bulbs beginning next year.That agreement is tucked inside the massive 1,200-page

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