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Business | SSL | Award | Dr. Shuji Nakamura | Jan 09, 2020
University of Louisville 's 2019 Leigh Ann Conn Prize for Renewable Energy Laureate Goes to Dr. Shuji Nakamura
University of Louisville 's 2019 Leigh Ann Conn Prize for Renewable Energy Laureate Goes to Dr. Shuji Nakamura The world-leading pioneer in sustainable energy technology Shuji Nakamura, PhD, professor of Materials at University of California Santa Barbara, has won the 2019 Leigh Ann Conn Prize for Renewable Energy from the University of Louisville. The prize recognizes outstanding renewable energy ideas and achievements with proven global impact. Read more »
SSL | Troffer | Systems + Applications | Luminaires | Jan 08, 2020
LSI Industries Launches Multi-Setting LED Lensed Troffer
LSI Industries Launches Multi-Setting LED Lensed Troffer LSI Industries has introduced a new, multi-setting LED lensed troffer to its OPT series of recessed luminaires. This high-efficiency product gives customers the ability to adjust the fixture's color temperature and wattage – allowing them to customize the illumination in different areas of their facilities. The product's flexibility makes it ideal for office buildings, health care facilities, retail settings and numerous other indoor applications. Read more »
SSL | Components | Electronics | Driver IC | Jan 08, 2020
Diodes' Ultra-Low Dropout Linear LED Driver to Extend Lighting Strips
Diodes' Ultra-Low Dropout Linear LED Driver to Extend Lighting Strips Diodes Incorporated announced the BCR430UW6 linear LED driver with ultra-low dropout voltage and constant current regulation between 5 mA and 100 mA. This combination allows more LEDs to be driven from a low supply voltage, making the BCR430UW6 suitable for applications that require multiple LEDs to operate together, such as signage illumination and architectural lighting for commercial and retail installations. Read more »
SSL | Linear Lights | Systems + Applications | Luminaires | Dec 18, 2019
Acuity Brands Introduces the Renna Rectilinear Luminaires from Peerless for Architectural Spaces
Acuity Brands Introduces the Renna Rectilinear Luminaires from Peerless for Architectural Spaces Acuity Brands, Inc. introduced Renna™ luminaires from Peerless®, an innovation in rectilinear lighting combining superior technology in a sleek minimalist design for complementing architectural or commercial spaces. The luminaire earned top recognition from the LFI Innovation Awards® in 2019, one of the lighting industry's most prestigious award programs, for overall Design Excellence and Best of Category for Commercial Indoor. Read more »
SSL | Components | Driver Modules | Emergency Lighting | Dec 18, 2019
Espen Technology Adds 10W, Type B, Emergency Driver to Extensive EM Solution Line
Espen Technology Adds 10W, Type B, Emergency Driver to Extensive EM Solution Line Espen Technology announced the release of its new 10W Type B Emergency Driver, adding to its already extensive line of emergency solutions for LED linear retrofits. The new model # VEMB10W emergency driver provides 90 minutes of emergency operation during a power outage, ensuring building occupants can safely get out of the building. Read more »
SSL | Luminaires | Indoor Applications | Linear Lights | Tracks | Dec 18, 2019
Amerlux Expands Linea Line with Adjustable Accents
Amerlux Expands Linea Line with Adjustable Accents Amerlux, an award-winning design-and-manufacture lighting company, announced today the expansion of its linear lighting family with new solutions that will deliver more options for architects and lighting designers. Read more »
SSL | Systems + Applications | LED Panels | Luminaires | Dec 12, 2019
LSI Industries Launches Enhanced, Multi-Setting, Edge-Lit LED Panel
LSI Industries Launches Enhanced, Multi-Setting, Edge-Lit LED Panel LSI Industries said today that the company has launched an enhanced version of its edge-lit LED panel. The new luminaire features an innovative upgrade that enhances its versatility across numerous indoor applications, including schools, offices, hospitals and stores. Read more »
Featured | COB | LED | Business | Company News | May 22, 2018
Cree® XLamp® CMT LEDs Deliver up to 45 Percent Higher Lumen Density than Competition
Cree® XLamp® CMT LEDs Deliver up to 45 Percent Higher Lumen Density than Competition The new CMT LEDs extend Cree’s metal-based chip-on-board (COB) LED technology to the most prevalent COB form factors. Cree’s XLamp High Current LED Arrays provide up to 45% more lumen density and up to 17% higher efficacy, and feature an innovative metal substrate technology that delivers higher reliability than competing metal COBs. With more than 6,000 hours of LM-80 data, the expanded family of LEDs enables lighting manufacturers to upgrade designs for track, downlight and outdoor lighting. Read more »
Resources | Fundings | DoE | SSL | May 18, 2016
DOE Awards Three Grants to SSL Technology
The U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science and Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy have awarded three Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grants targeting advances in solid-state lighting (SSL) technology. These Phase I grants will explore the technical merit and commercial potential of different innovative concepts or technologies that are expected to contribute to the achievement of the price and performance goals described in DOE’s SSL R&D Plan. Read more »
Resources | Roadmap | DoE | Technologies | SSL | Jun 15, 2015
DoE: Solid-State Lighting R&D Plan
The solid-state lighting (SSL) revolution signals a profound shift in how we will use and consider lighting and represents a huge opportunity to generate significant energy savings. The energy being used for lighting represents a significant portion of global energy use. Rising electricity prices, mounting concerns about climate change, and desire for energy independence are causing the global lighting market to shift toward more energy-efficient light sources. Read more »
Resources | Reports | Market | SSL | Feb 06, 2015
Overview of the Data and Development of Solid State Lighting Industry in China in 2014
Overview of the Data and Development of Solid State Lighting Industry in China in 2014 Driven by technology progress and market demands, the Solid State Lighting industry will enter another new round of rapid growth, towards the direction of higher efficacy, lower cost, higher reliability and wider applications. Cross-field integration is emerging, which will deliver products with advanced technology and added value. In 2015, the industry is expected to continue rapid growth, with the overall growth rate more than 35%. Read more »
Resources | LpR Article | Tech-Talks Bregenz | Market | SSL
Tech-Talks BREGENZ - Dietmar Zembrot, LightingEurope, President
Tech-Talks BREGENZ - Dietmar Zembrot, LightingEurope, President Rapidly growing technologies and emerging market trends in solid-state lighting encourage new innovations largely driven by applications and technological developments. Dietmar Zembrot, President of LightingEurope and Managing Director of TRILUX Group, shared his insights on changing value chains and business models, Europe’s competitiveness and the main driving forces for current SSL technologies. Read more »
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