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Business News | Jul 30, 2010
PHILIPS COMMUNICATES VISION 2010 STRATEGIC PLAN
Vision 2010 aims to fuel growth through sharpened strategies for Healthcare and Lighting and an integrated approach to Consumer Lifestyle Philips aims to simplify organizational structure by forming three sectors - Healthcare, Lighting, and Consumer Lifestyle - as next step in evolution into a market-driven, people-centric global leader in its fields Philips expects to more than double EBITA per share by 2010. Read more »
Business News | Jul 30, 2010
DOE Issues Final ENERGY STAR Criteria for SSL Products
DOE Issues Final ENERGY STAR Criteria for SSL Products The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has issued the final ENERGY STAR´Program Requirements for Solid-State Lighting (SSL) Luminaires intended for general illumination. Many thanks to all who provided comments on the criteria over many months of development. Your input was very helpful in improving the criteria. Read more »
Business News | Jul 30, 2010
PHILIPS SOLID-STATE LIGHTING SOLUTIONS AWARDED FEDERAL GRANT TO ADVANCE STANDARDS FOR COLOR QUALITY RATINGS
Philips Solid-State Lighting Solutions, the new entity formed by Philips' acquisition of Color Kinetics, today announced it has been awarded a $250,000 contract by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) - a federal agency that develops and promotes measurement, standards, and technology. Philips Solid-State Lighting Solutions will develop and create a new test system to improve methods for calculating and measuring the quality of a light source. Read more »
Business News | Jul 30, 2010
Exciting times at Advanced LEDs Ltd
Exciting times at Advanced LEDs Ltd Advanced LEDs Ltd UK manufacturer of high performance LED luminaires have taken a big leap forward after signing an exclusive relationship agreement with E.ON Energy Services. This agreement will open up markets in street lighting and enable E.ON to be the first company to offer LED street lighting for major contracts around the world. Read more »
Business News | Jul 30, 2010
Luminus Devices Expands Sales Organization to Target Solid State Lighting Market
Luminus Devices, Inc. today announced its plans to enter the solid state lighting market with the appointment of a new director of sales for the company’s emerging general illumination business. David Sciabica has joined the company as director of sales and will be responsible for sales of PhlatLight products specifically for general lighting applications. Read more »
Business News | Jul 30, 2010
LED Holdings and Lighting Science Group combine forces - Transaction Creates Unique Lighting Solutions Company
LED Holdings, LLC, a global leader in custom LED (light-emitting diode) lighting solutions, and Lighting Science Group Corporation (OTCBB: LSGP), a leading developer and integrator of white light solutions using LED technology, announced today that LED Holdings has contributed all of its assets, including $15 million in cash, to Lighting Science Group in exchange for a combination of preferred and common stock representing 70% of the common stock and 80% of the voting power of Lighting Science Group on a fully-diluted basis. Read more »
Business News | Jul 30, 2010
New Member of "LED City": Ann Arbor Embraces LED Technology
New Member of "LED City": Ann Arbor Embraces LED Technology Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE), a leader in LED solid-state lighting components, and the City of Ann Arbor, Michigan, today announced that Ann Arbor will join Raleigh, N.C. and Toronto, in the growing LED City™ initiative. In an effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and energy consumption, Ann Arbor plans to become the first U.S. city to convert 100 percent of its downtown streetlights to LED technology. Read more »
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