DOE strategically partners with private industry and industry associations to accelerate the development and market introduction of solid-state lighting.
Next Generation Lighting Industry Alliance (NGLIA)
NGLIA is an alliance of lighting manufacturers formed to accelerate solid-state lighting development and commercialization through government-industry partnership. DOE’s Memorandum of Understanding with NGLIA is designed to enhance the manufacturing and commercialization focus of the DOE SSL portfolio and gives DOE access to the manufacturing expertise of NGLIA’s members. U.S. Department of Energy Partners with the Next Generation Lighting Industry Alliance >>>
Illuminating Engineering Society (IES)
IES is the recognized technical authority on illumination. DOE’s Memorandum of Understanding with IES underscores the Department's commitment to support the development of needed metrics and standards for SSL technology. U.S. Department of Energy and Illuminating Engineering Society Partner to Advance Industry Lighting Standards >>>
International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD)
IALD is an internationally recognized organization comprising professionals dedicated to the highest standards in lighting design. DOE’s Memorandum of Understanding with IALD calls for working cooperatively toward improving the efficient use of energy by lighting equipment and systems and by improving lighting quality in the built environment. U.S. Department of Energy and International Association of Lighting Designers Partner to Improve Energy Efficiency in Lighting Systems >>>