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The Energy Department Announces Funding for 7 SSL R&D Projects

The Energy Department Announces Funding for 7 SSL R&D Projects

Energy Department Invests $8 Million in Efficient Lighting R&D The Energy Department is announcing funding for seven R&D projects that will support key scientific advancements in solid-state lighting (SSL) technology. The projects will help accelerate the development of high-quality light-emitting diode (LED) and organic light-emitting diode (OLED) lighting products that can significantly reduce energy costs

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A CALiPER Snapshot Report on LED Troffer Luminaires

DOE Publishes New CALiPER Snapshot on Troffers Department of Energy The U.S. Department of Energy’s CALiPER program has released a new Snapshot Report on LED troffer luminaires. Among the key findings of the Snapshot, which is based on DOE’s LED Lighting Facts® database: The efficacy of LED troffers is notably higher than what’s typical of troffers that are fitted

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When Will the Energy Industry Realize the Full Potential of LED?

Jeff Perkins, ERS, for Zondits My time doing market research in the semiconductor industry was one of the most fascinating phases of my career so far. As an “energy” guy at heart, I was most drawn to the “compound semiconductor” space with rapid advances in power electronics (driven by advances in SiC) and LED chips.

Energy Department ENERGY STAR 2.0 energy saving from LED lighting

ENERGY STAR 2.0 – What Do You Need to Know?

Elana Cole, ERS, for Zondits One of the largest online lighting distributors recently shared some information with Zondits regarding the ENERGY STAR program for lighting, specifically the new 2.0 version for lamps that goes into effect on January 2, 2017. What is ENERGY STAR 2.0? ENERGY STAR 2.0, which replaces the current 1.1 version, includes

Energy Department ENERGY STAR 2.0 energy saving from LED lighting

Biannual Report Released: Energy Savings from LED Lighting

DOE Publishes New Forecast of Energy Savings from LED Lighting DOE, September 7, 2016 The U.S. Department of Energy has just published the latest edition of its biannual report, Energy Savings Forecast of Solid-State Lighting in General Illumination Applications, which models the adoption of LEDs in the U.S. general-lighting market, along with associated energy savings, based

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Are LEDs Cost-Effective?

Are LED Downlights Economically Viable? Buildings, June 24, 2016 One-for-one LED replacements for fluorescent downlights can save nearly 40% in lighting-related energy use, according to a field study conducted by the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) on behalf of the GSA’s Green Proving Ground program. Tested in three GSA buildings in Dallas, Philadelphia and Auburn, WA, the

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India Brings to Light the Impact of LED Distribution

NATIONAL UJALA DASHBOARD Ujala Government, India Total LEDs distributed as on 26 MAY 2016 22:39 How many people does it take to change a light bulb? World Bank, May 20, 2016. Image credit: Scott Akerman With a population of about 1.2 billion, India is one of the largest consumer markets in the world. So it’s no

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The Need for Transparency in the Lighting Industry

Lightbulbs excluded in EU regulations on energy efficiency claims The Guardian, April 12, 2016. Image credit: jacquess27 The EU has voted to close loopholes that allow home appliance manufacturers to make misleading claims about their products’ energy performance, but environmentalists are incandescent that lightbulbs have been excluded from the new rules. Companies will no longer be

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