Telensa to Deploy Smart Street Lighting and IoT Infrastructure for Sunshine Coast Pilot Project

The Sunshine Coast Council of Australia has selected Telensa, a UK-based maker of connected streetlights, to deploy its PLANet intelligent street lighting system, for a 24-month pilot project. The pilot project will create, demonstrate, and test a smart infrastructure in

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Royal Navy Orders 100,000 LED Tubes

The UK’s Royal Navy has ordered 100,783 LED tubes in a £1 million deal in what will be widely seen as a vote of confidence in the technology. he light sources will be installed in 21 ships of the fleet,

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Switch On to LED Lightbulbs Before September’s Halogen Ban

From the end of this month halogen lightbulbs are to be removed from the market across Europe, with households expected to switch to LED lights. According to Philips, the average UK household has 10 halogen bulbs and uses them for

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Your Guide to Next Month’s EU Bulb Ban

September 1, 2018, the sixth stage of the so-called ‘bulb ban’ will see another tranche of light sources outlawed in the European market. Since the autumn of 2009 energy-inefficient lamps have gradually disappeared from the market in accordance with a

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Halliburton Opts To Rent Its Lighting

The concept of ‘lighting as a service’ received another major vote of confidence today with the announcement that oil and gas services giant Halliburton is to use the model to upgrade six sites in the UK. In effect, the company

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UK to Trial Mesh Sensor System with LED Streetlighting to Make It Smart Lighting

With councils in UK facing challenges with large-scale budget cuts, they are considering using a mesh sensor system, that can be installed in the existing streetlights, to reduce costs. UK is expected to turn into a full-fledged smart city within

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What I Learned from My £100 million LED Roll-Out

Simon Waldron was part of the team which delivered an award-winning £100 million LED lighting roll-out at UK supermarket chain Sainsbury’s. Here he shares what he learned from the experience……..ascertain the project priorities: • Aesthetics It may simply be about

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A 60% Energy Cut in Warehouse Lighting – But It’s Not LED

A combination of T5 fluorescent and controls has delivered a saving of 60 per cent in energy over the existing low-pressure sodium lighting installation at a warehouse in the UK. Intelligent sensor control was essential, allowing light levels to adjust

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UK County to Switch 16,000 Streetlights to LED

The current stage (2015-2016) for collection are reported at 5,600 with a further 2,800 fixtures estimated for collection and conversion by November 2015. Thus, approximately 12,000 streetlights are expected to be collected throughout the period from 2016 to 2017. The

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VolkerHighways helps illuminate Bournemouth and Poole

VolkerHighways has been awarded a £21 million contract to maintain nearly 41,000 streetlights in Bournemouth and Poole over the next 10 years. As part of the contract, 17,500 streetlights will be replaced in Poole with energy efficient LED lanterns and

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UK “needs more home-grown energy”

A report by the Global Sustainability Institute said shortages would increase dependency on Norway, Qatar and Russia. There should be a “Europe-wide drive” towards wind, tidal, solar and other sources of renewable power, the institute’s Prof Victor Anderson said. The

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