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June 13, 2014
DOE Announces Selections for SSL R&D Funding Opportunity

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

June 11, 2014
DOE Training Session Presentations from LIGHTFAIR International 2014

Once again, DOE hosted its award-winning informational booth and free training sessions at LIGHTFAIR® International, held June 3–5 in Las Vegas....

June 5, 2014
DOE Publishes CALiPER Snapshot Report on Indoor LED Luminaires

The U.S. Department of Energy's CALiPER program has released a Snapshot Report on indoor LED luminaires, which utilizes the LED Lighting Facts®...

May 30, 2014
DOE Publishes CALiPER Report on Cost-Effectiveness of Linear (T8) LED Lamps

The U.S. Department of Energy's CALiPER program has released Report 21.3, which is part of a series of investigations on linear LED lamps. Report...

May 21, 2014
DOE Publishes CALiPER Report on Linear (T8) LED Lamps in Recessed Troffers

The U.S. Department of Energy's CALiPER program has released Report 21.2, which is part of a series of investigations on linear LED lamps. Report...

May 20, 2014
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DOE Training Sessions at LIGHTFAIR International 2014
Visit DOE's award-winning booth and wall-to-wall free training sessions at LIGHTFAIR® International, June 3-5 in Las Vegas, NV.
May 14, 2014
2014 SSL Manufacturing R&D Workshop Presentations Posted

Thank you to all who participated in the 6th annual DOE Solid-State Lighting Manufacturing R&D Workshop, held May 7–8 in San Diego. One hundred...

May 14, 2014
Four SBIR Grants Awarded for Solid-State Lighting Technology

The U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science has awarded four Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grants targeting advances in solid-state...

May 13, 2014
DOE Publishes Fact Sheet on LED Lighting and Health

The U.S. Department of Energy has published a fact sheet that looks at what's known—and not known—about the effects of lighting on human health,...

May 2, 2014
DOE Publishes CALiPER Report on Linear (T8) LED Lamps in a 2x4 K12-Lensed Troffer

The U.S. Department of Energy's CALiPER program has released Report 21.1, which is part of a series of investigations on linear LED lamps. Report...

May 1, 2014
DOE Publishes Updated SSL R&D Plan

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has published the 2014 edition of the Solid-State Lighting (SSL) R&D Multi-Year Program Plan (MYPP). This...

April 30, 2014
Municipal Consortium Releases Updated Model Specification for Networked Outdoor Lighting Control Systems

The U.S. Department of Energy's Municipal Solid-State Street Lighting Consortium (MSSLC) has released an update to its Model Specification for...

April 23, 2014
DOE Publishes CALiPER Report on LED T8 Lamps

The U.S. Department of Energy's CALiPER program has released an Application Summary Report that focuses on the bare-lamp performance of 31 linear...

April 16, 2014
DOE Publishes CALiPER Report on Dimming, Flicker, and Power Quality Characteristics of LED PAR38 Lamps

The U.S. Department of Energy's CALiPER program has released Report 20.2, which is part of a series of investigations on LED PAR38 lamps. Report 20...

March 5, 2014
DOE Publishes CALiPER Snapshot Report on LED MR16 Lamps

The U.S. Department of Energy's CALiPER program has released a Snapshot Report on MR16 lamps, which utilizes the LED Lighting Facts® program's...

March 4, 2014
DOE Publishes Special CALiPER Report on Retail Lamps

The U.S. Department of Energy's CALiPER program has released a special report on LED lamps available through the retail marketplace and targeted...

February 10, 2014
NAS Report and Microsite Trace SSL Evolution and Future Promise

The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) has added a new microsite to complement its 2013 report, Assessment of Advanced Solid State Lighting. The...

February 7, 2014
2014 SSL R&D Workshop Presentations Posted

Thank you to all who participated in the 11th annual DOE Solid-State Lighting R&D Workshop, held January 28–30 in Tampa, Florida. With passion,...

February 4, 2014
New Report: Early Lessons Learned in Bringing SSL to Market

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has published a new report that documents early challenges and lessons learned in the development of the SSL...

January 20, 2014
Article Published on LED Lumen Maintenance and Light Loss Factors

An article has been published in LEUKOS: The Journal of the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America (IES) that may be of interest to the...

January 9, 2014
DOE Publishes GATEWAY Report on Pedestrian Friendly Outdoor Lighting

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has published a new GATEWAY report entitled Pedestrian Friendly Outdoor Lighting. Recognizing that pedestrian...