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. 


DOE Publishes 2019 Lighting R&D Opportunities Document
This document covers foundational R&D needs for lighting technology and lighting application understanding that will result in maximum energy savings.
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U.S. Department of Energy Publishes New Energy Savings Forecast for Solid-State Lighting
DOE has published the latest edition of its biennial report, Energy Savings Forecast of Solid-State Lighting in General Illumination Applications.
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Energy Department Announces Winners of Lighting R&D Workshop Student Poster Competition
Today, EERE announced the winners of the 2020 Lighting R&D Workshop Student Poster Competition.
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Energy Department Announces Winner of Sustainable Manufacturing of Luminaires Prize
The Manufacturing Innovator Challenge consists of six individual challenges to find ideas that will enhance manufacturing in the U.S.
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Building Technologies Request for Information: Lighting R&D Opportunities
BTO has issued an RFI to seek broad stakeholder input to inform the strategic direction of the DOE lighting research and development (R&D) portfolio.
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An Update on Stress Testing Results for Multi-Source LED Lighting
DOE released a new report which focuses on determining the mechanisms of optical change in multi-source LED lighting products.
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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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