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January 17, 2017
DOE Publishes New CALiPER Snapshot on Troffers
The U.S. Department of Energy's CALiPER program has released a new Snapshot Report on LED troffer luminaires.
January 17, 2017
Big Changes to Next Generation Luminaires Competition

Starting in 2017, the Next Generation Luminaires™ (NGL) design competition takes a quantum leap forward and transitions its focus from luminaires...

November 29, 2016
2016 Technology Development Workshop Presentations Posted

Over 180 attendees and speakers met in Denver November 16–17 to address what needs to be done to leverage the full potential of SSL and tap even...

November 10, 2016
A New Tool for Lighting Designers and Specifiers

The U.S. Department of Energy's LED Lighting Facts® program has released a new tool for lighting designers and specifiers. The LED Lighting Facts...

October 27, 2016
DOE Publishes CALiPER Report on the Testing of OLED Luminaires

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has released CALiPER Report 24: Photometric Testing, Laboratory Teardowns, and Accelerated Lifetime Testing of...

October 17, 2016
New CALiPER Snapshot Report on Outdoor Area Lighting

The U.S. Department of Energy's CALiPER program has released a new Snapshot report on outdoor area lighting that covers area/roadway luminaires,...

September 15, 2016
New GATEWAY Report on Tunable Lighting in a Senior-Care Facility

The U.S. Department of Energy's GATEWAY program has released a new report on a pilot installation of tunable-white LED systems at a senior-care...

September 7, 2016
DOE Publishes New Forecast of Energy Savings from LED Lighting

The U.S. Department of Energy has just published the latest edition of its biannual report, Energy Savings Forecast of Solid-State Lighting in...

August 26, 2016
Webinar Series on Healthcare Lighting

Registration is open for a three-part webinar series on healthcare lighting. All webinars will start at 1:00 p.m. Eastern (10:00 a.m. Pacific) and...

July 15, 2016
DOE Publishes New CALiPER Snapshot on TLEDs

The U.S. Department of Energy's CALiPER program has released a new Snapshot report on linear LED lamps, commonly known as TLEDs. Among the key...

July 5, 2016
A New Report and Webinar on OLED Lighting Products

DOE has just released a market study on OLED lighting, entitled OLED Lighting Products: Capabilities, Challenges, Potential. A related webinar will...

June 29, 2016
New CALiPER Snapshot on LED Downlights

DOE’s CALiPER program has released a new Snapshot report on LED downlights. Among the key findings of the new Snapshot, which is based on DOE's LED...

June 21, 2016
Get the Facts: LED Street Lighting

The American Medical Association's (AMA) recently adopted community guidance on street lighting adds another influential voice to issues that have...

June 17, 2016
2016 Connected Lighting Workshop Presentations Posted

More than 170 attendees joined DOE and top lighting and IoT experts to examine key barriers and issues impacting development of connected lighting...

June 9, 2016
DOE Announces Selections for SSL R&D Funding Opportunity

The U.S. Department of Energy has announced the competitive selection of nine solid-state lighting (SSL) projects to receive funding, in response...

June 6, 2016
DOE Publishes 2016 SSL R&D Plan

DOE has published the 2016 edition of the Solid-State Lighting R&D Plan. It was developed in conjunction with community experts through input...

May 17, 2016
Three SBIR-STTR Proposals Selected for Award for SSL Products

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Offices of Science and Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy have selected for award three Small Business...

April 29, 2016
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DOE Booth Presentations from LIGHTFAIR International 2016

Once again, DOE hosted its award-winning informational booth and free educational sessions at LIGHTFAIR® International, held April 26–28 in San...

April 26, 2016
DOE Publishes GATEWAY Report on OLED Lighting in an Office Setting

The U.S. Department of Energy has released a report on the first GATEWAY demonstration involving OLED lighting. Aurora Lighting Design, Inc., in...

April 25, 2016
DOE Publishes Third GATEWAY Report on LED System Performance in a High-Temperature Environment

The U.S. Department of Energy's GATEWAY program has released the third report in a series documenting the performance of LED luminaires in the Yuma...

April 6, 2016
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DOE Booth Sessions at LIGHTFAIR International 2016
Vendor-neutral experts. One-on-one Q&A. Today’s lighting challenges. Tomorrow’s lighting applications. Stop by DOE booth 2010 for all things SSL.
March 23, 2016
DOE Publishes CALiPER Report on Chromaticity Shift Modes of LED PAR38 Lamps

The U.S. Department of Energy's CALiPER program has released Report 20.5, which is part of a series of investigations on LED PAR38 lamps. The new...

March 16, 2016
New DOE Resources on Understanding IES TM-30

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has created a number of useful new resources to help stakeholders understand IES TM-30-15, which describes a...

March 8, 2016
Two SBIR Grants Awarded for SSL Technology

The U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science has awarded two Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II grants targeting advances in...

February 23, 2016
DOE Publishes New Report on the Performance of Flicker Meters

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has published a report on the performance of newly commercially available flicker meters. The purpose of the...