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May 17, 2018
U.S. Department of Energy Presentations from LIGHTFAIR International 2018
The U.S. Department of Energy once again hosted its award-winning informational booth and free educational sessions at LIGHTFAIR® International.
May 2, 2018
Report Documents Long-Term Performance of High-Flux LED Lighting under Extreme Conditions
The Department of Energy (DOE) has released the final report in a series documenting the performance of high-flux LED lighting...
April 27, 2018
Energy Department Announces Up to $15 Million for Early-Stage Solid-State Lighting Research
Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced up to $15 million to conduct early-stage, innovative research to drive further breakthroughs...
January 31, 2018
Research Compares Measures of Average Color Fidelity
The emergence of SSL technology quickly challenged longstanding performance metrics used for assessing color quality.
January 31, 2018
Student Poster Winners Announced at DOE SSL R&D Workshop
DOE announced the winners of the 2018 Student Poster Competition at the 15th annual DOE SSL R&D Workshop, held January 29-31 in Nashville, Tennessee.
January 29, 2018
PoE Connected Lighting System Energy Losses in Ethernet Cables
DOE has released the results of an exploratory study investigating energy losses in Ethernet cables used between Power over Ethernet (PoE) switches...
January 17, 2018
A New Report on SSL’s Energy-Saving Potential in Horticultural Applications
DOE has just released a report that examines the energy-saving potential of LED lighting in horticultural applications.
January 16, 2018
NGLS Competition 2 Kicks Off
The Next Generation Lighting Systems (NGLS) indoor competition 2, which focuses on LED troffer conversion (retrofit) kits with...
January 16, 2018
2018 SSL R&D Workshop: Last Week to Register
Register now for the 15th annual DOE SSL R&D Workshop -- a not-to-be-missed event, where top experts and thought leaders from universities, labs...
December 18, 2017
DOE Publishes 2015 Lighting Market Characterization
DOE has released a new report that estimates the installed stock, energy use, and lumen production of...
November 17, 2017
2017 SSL Technology R&D Workshop Presentations Posted
A diverse group of attendees and speakers participated in the 2017 DOE Solid-State Lighting Technology R&D Workshop, held November 8 in Portland, OR.
November 9, 2017
Connected Lighting Interoperability Study Looks at APIs
DOE has completed the first study in a series on connected lighting system interoperability.
October 6, 2017
Snapshot on LED Outdoor Area Lighting
The U.S. Department of Energy has released a new Snapshot report on LED outdoor area lighting.
October 5, 2017
New Report on Tunable Lighting in Classrooms
The U.S. Department of Energy's GATEWAY program has released a new report on a trial installation of tunable-white LED lighting systems in three...
October 2, 2017
DOE Publishes Updated SSL R&D Plan
DOE has updated its 2016 Solid-State Lighting (SSL) R&D Plan.
September 1, 2017
GATEWAY Demonstration: Tunable Lighting in a Behavioral Health Unit
DOE's GATEWAY program has released a new report on a tunable lighting system installed in the new Swedish Medical Behavioral Health Unit in Seattle...
August 17, 2017
TM-30 Webinar on September 12
What have we learned about TM-30 in the past two years?
August 16, 2017
GATEWAY Report on OLEDs in an Office Space
DOE's GATEWAY program was invited to evaluate the new lighting system for the offices of a Rochester, NY, accounting firm, DeJoy, Knauf & Blood, LLP.
August 14, 2017
INFOGRAPHIC: 5 Benefits of LED Lighting Research
A strong focus on LED lighting research will benefit America in these five compelling ways.
July 27, 2017
Snapshot of LED Downlights
DOE's CALiPER program has released a new Snapshot Report on LED downlights.
July 20, 2017
Eleven New SBIR-STTR Grants Awarded for SSL Technology
The U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science has awarded 10 Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grants and one Small Business Technology...
July 20, 2017
RESCHEDULED: Webinar Series on DOE Sky Glow Investigation
DOE's SSL Program is hosting two upcoming webinars to present and discuss the results of a recently released investigation of LED street lighting's...
July 13, 2017
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 SSL technology.
July 5, 2017
National Academies Release Report on Solid-State Lighting
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NAS) have published a report entitled…
June 16, 2017
2017 Connected Lighting Systems Workshop Presentations Posted
A diverse group of thought leaders from the lighting and IT industries gathered for cross-cutting dialogue on the promise, potential, and challenges…