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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LED Industry Directory

157 Pages – 1,600 Companies – 3,500 Contacts. The LED Industry Directory is an annual desktop reference guide for executives, managers and technical professionals that design, manufacturers, service and distribute Solid State Lighting. Inside this high-quality publication is a comprehensive,

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Tunable LED Lighting Technology Takes Lightfair Center Stage

Smart lighting and the Internet of Things (IoT) may have been the most prevalent theme at LightFair International (LFI), but tunable-white LED technology was close behind and of course inherently requires some form of lighting controls to set color and

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A Reminder of SSL’s Potential

As SSL performance continues to improve and prices continue to drop, adoption continues to increase. According to the latest DOE Revolution Now report, total installation of LED A-type bulbs exceeded 200 million last year, growing 160% over 2014, and they

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DOE Loan Programs Office (LPO) Opportunity for Solid-State Lighting

The LPO invests in the power of American innovation to accelerate the deployment of innovative clean-energy projects across the U.S. in order to avoid, reduce, or sequester greenhouse gases. To date, it has supported a large, diverse portfolio of more

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DOE Webinar Series on Healthcare Lighting

Registration is open for a three-part webinar series on healthcare lighting. All webinars will start at 1:00 p.m. Eastern (10:00 a.m. Pacific) and will last one hour. • Tuesday, September 13: The Nurses’ Perspective on Hospital Patient Room Lighting Learn

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Retail Abandons CMH Lamps In Favor Of Flexible Solid-State Lighting By Tom Jory and James Zhai

Retail shops, with their long operating hours, have been among the earliest adopters of LED-based solid-state lighting (SSL) due to its high energy efficiency. Retail lighting is on anywhere from 12 to 24 hours per day, so the 80% improvement

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DOE Announces Selections for SSL R&D Funding Opportunity

Total DOE funding for the nine projects is more than $10.5 million and leverages a cost-share contribution from each recipient, for a total public-private investment of over $13.5 million. These 18- to 24-month projects will focus on the following existing

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DOE Booth Presentations from LIGHTFAIR International 2016

As in previous years, the U.S. Department of Energy’s Solid-State Lighting Program offered free educational sessions at its booth at LIGHTFAIR International. These booth presentations are now posted on the DOE SSL website. http://energy.gov/eere/ssl/articles/doe-booth-presentations-lightfair-international-2016

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LEDucation Celebrates a Decade of Record Breaking Numbers for Annual Event on SSL Technology

The event this year surpassed all previous records and hosted over 4,200 attendees in a packed expo hall and over 30+ well attended educational sessions. Presentation from the educational sessions will be posted to the website within this month. A

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Six SBIR-STTR Proposals Selected for Award for SSL Technology

The U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science has selected for award six Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR)-Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) proposals targeting advances in SSL technology: http://energy.gov/eere/ssl/six-sbir-sttr-grants-awarded-ssl-technology-fy16-phase-i-release-1 • PhosphorTech Corporation: Hybrid Down-Converting Structures for Solid State Lighting •

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How Intelligent Lighting Is Ushering In The Internet Of Buildings by Brian Chemel

The LED revolution is over. To no one’s surprise, LEDs have won. Solid-state lighting is changing how we light the world, successfully displacing traditional illumination sources across every part of the global lighting market. Over the next few years, billions

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2015 Connected Lighting Systems Meeting Presentations Posted

More than 260 attended DOE’s inaugural Connected Lighting Systems Meeting, held November 16 in Portland, OR. Lighting, semiconductor, and IT industries gathered to share perspectives and lay the groundwork for government/industry collaboration on the convergence of intelligent controllable light sources,

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BIG FISH IN SMALL POND STRATEGY BY BILL ATTARDI

Let me share what I am learning teaching graduate and undergraduate classes at Monmouth University. We talk a lot about content marketing, the whole product concept, social media, the smart information age, the high-tech life cycle. How a phone is

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DOE to Announce FY 2016 SBIR/STTR Phase I Release 2 Funding Opportunity

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Science plans to announce a funding opportunity on November 30, 2015. Under this grant opportunity, DOE will seek applications for funding directed toward FY16 Phase I, Release 2 projects. Topics for this

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New Services and Applications Will Drive Networked LED Street Lights

The Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) Street and Area Lighting Conference (SALC) took place recently in Savannah, GA and networked LED street lights were once again a hot topic throughout the conference. Still, the motivation for solid-state lighting (SSL)-based network deployment

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Designer of Solid State Lighting, Connecticut Lighting Products Company

Designer of Solid State Lighting sought to be a part of a small, fast growing, dynamic Connecticut Lighting Products Company. We make high end, specification grade lighting fixtures in the architectural products sector. Today, we are in the center of

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New DOE Report Estimates LED Savings in Common Lighting Applications

Adoption of Light-Emitting Diodes in Common Lighting Applications. The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has released its latest report in a series analyzing markets where LEDs compete with traditional lighting sources. The new report reveals a wealth of insights into

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LEDs Deliver more control and intelligence, as SSL aesthetics and performance advance

The exhibits at this year’s LightFair International (LFI) bristled with the latest new LED-based products, performance advances, innovative indoor and outdoor lighting fixtures, novel retrofit approaches, and dazzling remote control and networking methods from anywhere and by just about anyone

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Solid-State Lighting: Will Distributors Survive?

Solid-state lighting has changed the lighting industry forever. NAILD’s Today’s Lighting Distributor asked industry insiders Chris Brown and Bill Attardi to discuss the possible outcome with dueling columns – (pages 6 to 11). Can they both be correct? http://www.pageturnpro.com/NAILD/66933-NAILD-TLD-Summer-2015/index.html#1

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