Solid-State Lighting

The DOE Solid-State Lighting Program leads our nation's efforts to drive research and development of innovative LED and OLED technologies. Find out how DOE and partners are sparking a lighting revolution and positioning American companies for global success. 

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New Study Validates Color Rendition Specification Criteria Based on TM-30
PNNL released the results of a DOE-funded study, published in Lighting Research & Technology, that validates color preference specification criteria..
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U.S. Department of Energy Launches Sustainable Manufacturing of Luminaires Prize
EERE is announcing a new manufacturing prize as part of the Manufacturing Innovator Challenge: The Sustainable Manufacturing of Luminaires Prize.
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Next Generation Lighting Systems Launches Next Phase of Indoor Evaluations; Outdoor Evaluations Set to Start
The U.S. Department of Energy’s Next Generation Lighting Systems (NGLS) program, managed by the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy...
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New Department of Energy Research Shows Robustness of LED Drivers, Confirms Effectiveness of Test Method to Improve Reliability
A new DOE report, Accelerated Stress Testing Results on Single-Channel and Multichannel Drivers – the third in a series on light-emitting diode...
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Documenting the Potential Benefits of Tunable LED Classroom Lighting
The final results are in for a DOE evaluation of tunable-white LED lighting systems at an elementary school in Folsom, CA.
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DOE Announces $47 Million for Flexible Building Technologies, Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC), and Solid-State Lighting
Integration of more flexible and even dispatchable loads through building automation can optimize energy use leading to decreased energy costs.
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An Update on Stress-Testing Results for OLED Lighting
To provide information and analysis to the lighting industry, DOE has released the latest in a series of reports about OLED lighting technology.
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2019 Solid-State Lighting Research and Development Workshop
Lighting scientists continue to come up with breakthrough innovations in LED and OLED technology that drive the limits of energy-efficient lighting...
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A New Study on Handheld Flicker Meters
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has released the findings of a new study on handheld flicker meters.
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Student Poster Winners Announced at DOE SSL R&D Workshop
DOE announced the winners of the 2019 Student Poster Competition at the 16th annual DOE SSL R&D Workshop.
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