Outdoor LED Lighting
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LEDs Outdoor Lighting Newsletter | February 17, 2011

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This month's newsletter features several articles including one describing a methodology for evaluating lighting-design criteria and cost issues, which provides lighting professionals with a pathway to make the best outdoor lighting choices.

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Application Stories

$subtitles.get($x) Philips installs LED lights along 7-km length of highway
Philips has supplied 293 LED luminaires for a busy stretch of highway near Amsterdam. Meanwhile, Philips Lighting UK argues that switching-off street lights is a false economy, and modern technology such as LEDs and control systems offer a better option.


$subtitles.get($x) Topeka retrofits lights, Roseville tests LEDs
Topeka, Kansas retrofits existing fixtures with LEDs, while Roseville, CA recruits volunteer SSL street-light evaluators, and new projects come to California, Alaska, and Hawaii.


$subtitles.get($x) Neo-Neon LED fixtures used in tunnel illumination project in Brazil
In August of 2010, Neo-Neon LED Lighting International Ltd (Neo-Neon) won a bid, amidst a field of world-class competitors, for a prominent tunnel-illumination project in Sao Paulo, Brazil.


$subtitles.get($x) Kazan, Russia reduces energy consumption thanks to Ledel's efficient street lighting with Osram LEDs
The Republic of Tatarstan, Russia, is tackling street lighting in an effort to reduce energy consumption and has initiated a pilot project in its capital Kazan with the help of Ledel company.


More Application Stories

MHA Lighting wins contract to light up Manchester Airport carparks with LEDs

Okemos Public Schools select Cooper Lighting LED product to update parking lot

Hubbell Lighting supplies LEED certified garage at University of Nebraska


Application requirements dictate best choice for outdoor-lighting technology
A methodology for evaluating lighting-design criteria and cost issues provides lighting professionals with a pathway to make the best outdoor lighting choices, explains Ronald Gelten.

$subtitles.get($x) LightSavers LED street-lighting pilot project yields encouraging results
A pilot SSL street-light project in Caledon, Canada tested LED luminaires from three manufacturers. Maury Wright describes the generally positive results for illuminance, uniformity, and lumen depreciation after a full year since deployment.


$subtitles.get($x) Wireless networks enable city-wide control of LED street-light installations
Municipalities can add a wireless system to LED street-light deployments and implement remote power-monitoring and control functions including dimming, says Maury Wright.



Europe seeks proposals for pilot projects on solid-state lighting
European Union funding of up to EUR 10 million will support 2 or 3 large-scale pilot projects to demonstrate the benefits of solid-state lighting.

$subtitles.get($x) LRC tests LED-based, off-grid lighting for Lighting Africa program
Tests carried out by the Lighting Research Center will support the development of emerging markets for affordable off-grid lighting products in Africa and beyond.


Market for LED luminaires exceeded USD3.8 billion in 2010
With a compound annual growth rate of 22%, the LED luminaire market will reach USD8.3 billion in 2014, according to Strategies Unlimited.

Luminaires specification finalized by Energy Star
The final specification of the Energy Star Luminaires specification, which becomes effective in October, has now been released.

More Headlines

DOE report estimates energy savings for LED lighting

Carmanah and ADB win contract for solar aviation lights in Middle East


$subtitles.get($x) LED Roadway Lighting Ltd launches SAT-S fixture
LED Roadway Lighting Ltd. has introduced a new, smaller form-factor LED street and area lighting fixture.


$subtitles.get($x) Visionaire Lighting announces its newest LED luminaire: The Premier
This low-profile post-top luminaire is offered in 42- or 84-LED configurations, with a color temperature of 4,000K. The company says it provides up to 50% energy savings over traditional HID light sources.


$subtitles.get($x) Ambergreat Electronics unveils latest generation of LED tunnel/canopy lights
The latest generation of LED tunnel/canopy lighting from Ambergreat uses high-brightness Cree LEDs in combination with improved lens design and thermal dissipation.


Philips launches LED outdoor luminaires to enhance the urban environment
Philips has launched a range of LED outdoor luminaires designed to both enhance the urban environment and to address the needs of its residents.


Strategies in Light Europe 2011 issues Call for Papers
Strategies in Light Europe 2011, which takes place in October in Milan, is now accepting abstracts through 18 March.

Strategies in Light China announces conference program
The first Strategies in Light event to be held in the Greater China region is entitled “East Meets West: Expanding the Global Market for LEDs and SSL.”


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