Postings Archives—2013

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This page contains links to weekly Postings from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Solid-State Lighting Program. The Postings provide updates from DOE on solid-state lighting program events, as well as timely discussions of critical issues impacting the development and acceptance of solid-state lighting.

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Dec. 16, 2013: New CALiPER Snapshot Report on LED A Lamps
Dec. 11, 2013: Phase-Cut Dimming of LEDs
Dec. 2, 2013: SSL in America—Spotlight on Carclo Technical Plastics


Nov. 25, 2013: More from CALiPER on LED PAR38 lamps
Nov. 21, 2013: Reflections on the Portland Workshop
Nov. 12, 2013: Greetings from DOE's Eighth Annual SSL Market Introduction Workshop
Nov. 7, 2013: A look at OLED lighting


Oct. 29, 2013: More about color shift
Oct. 22, 2013: Revised SSL Manufacturing R&D Roadmap
Oct. 3, 2013: SSL in America—Spotlight on Philips Lumileds


Sept. 27, 2013: Some changes for LED Lighting Facts®
Sept. 17, 2013: A not-to-be-missed SSL Market Introduction Workshop
Sept. 10, 2013: DOE consortium is helping cities lighten their electrical loads
Sept. 4, 2013: Answering questions about DOE's R&D program


Aug. 28, 2013: SSL in America—Spotlight on TOGGLED
Aug. 23, 2013: Color shift
Aug. 15, 2013: New Snapshot report on outdoor area lighting
Aug. 6, 2013: Kansas City demonstration highlights challenges involved in LED street lighting products
Aug. 1, 2013: L Prize rules tweaked to spur groundbreaking innovation


Jul. 25, 2013: Major new DOE study on residential lighting use
Jul. 18, 2013: Are LEDs safe for our eyes?
Jul. 10, 2013: SSL in America—Spotlight on Rambus
Jul. 2, 2013: L Prize winner completes 25,000 hours of lumen maintenance testing


Jun. 28, 2013: Holding SSL to high standards
Jun. 18, 2013: SSL in America—Spotlight on NEXT Lighting
Jun. 14, 2013: Summary of the June SSL Manufacturing R&D Workshop
Jun. 7, 2013: GATEWAY report on parking garage lighting at Dept. of Labor headquarters
Jun. 3, 2013: Webinar and new model specification for adaptive street lighting controls


May 21, 2013: New DOE report on LED savings in common lighting applications
May 13, 2013: Preview of the June SSL Manufacturing R&D Workshop
May 7, 2013: SSL in America—Spotlight on Cree
May 3, 2013: Observations from LIGHTFAIR


Apr. 22, 2013: LED Lighting Facts® update
Apr. 15, 2013: DOE offering free SSL training sessions at LIGHTFAIR
Apr. 11, 2013: New DOE study on end-of-life lamp disposal
Apr. 4, 2013: A new look at commercial ambient LED lighting


Mar. 28, 2013: DOE's SSL website—a wealth of resources
Mar. 21, 2013: Next Generation LuminairesTM Indoor Winners Announced
Mar. 15, 2013: LED lighting in museums
Mar. 7, 2013: Measuring and perceiving the color of light
Mar. 1, 2013: SSL in America—Spotlight on WhiteOptics


Feb. 22, 2013: Changes afoot for LED Lighting Facts
Feb. 15, 2013: Next Generation Luminaires 2012 outdoor competition winners
Feb. 8, 2013: Summary of the January SSL R&D Workshop


Jan. 29, 2013: Los Angeles achieves more than savings with LED streetlights
Jan. 24, 2013: SSL in America—Spotlight on Plasma-Therm LLC
Jan. 17, 2013: CALiPER 2012 Year in Review
Jan. 10, 2013: DOE SSL program 2013 preview
Jan. 4, 2013: DOE SSL program 2012 review