A bright future is predicted for smart LED streetlights

The Street Lighting National Programme (SNLP) was launched by Prime Minister Modi in January 2015, to convert all street lighting to LEDs. The plan was to cover 100 cities by March 2016, and the remaining by March 2019, targeting...

Efficient thermal management solutions for LED systems

Where there’s light, there’s heat. In spite of being a cold source of light, LEDs still produce heat as a by-product, which hampers their operations if not dissipated immediately. In this article, we look at some popular cooling techniques...

UJALA scheme to be launched in UP on Ambedkar Jayanti

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and Union Power Minister Piyush Goel will launch Centre’s ‘Unnat Jeevan by Affordable LEDs and Appliances’ (UJALA) scheme for the state on April 14. According to PTI, under the scheme, consumers can buy 9...

Lohit becomes first district to launch energy efficient UJALA scheme in Arunachal

Lohit became the first district in Arunachal to launch energy efficient LED bulbs and LED tube lights at subsidized rates under UJALA Yojana scheme of the Central Government. With this, 9W LED Bulbs and 20W LED tube lights will now...

CM launches LED lights to promote energy saving : Shimla

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh launched a scheme allowing distribution of LED tube lights and energy-efficient fans as part of an initiative to promote energy saving. The LED tube-lights and fans would be distributed under ‘Unnat Jeevan by Affordable LEDs and Appliances...

Himachal promotes energy efficiency, launches Ujala scheme

In an initiative to promote energy efficiency, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh launched a scheme here to distribute light-emitting diode (LED) tubelights and energy-efficient fans. According to IANS, the Chief Minister said Ujala was an integral part of state's...

EESL dismisses charges of irregularities in LED procurement

The state-owned EESL today refuted allegations of irregularities in procurement of LED bulbs for the Unnat Jyoti by Affordable LEDs for All (UJALA) scheme, terming them as "false, misleading and devoid of any facts". According to PTI, a statement...

LEDs to cut CO2 by 80 million tonnes a year, save Rs 400 billion...

The government's promotion of light emitting diodes (LED) will help reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 80 million tonnes per annum and save around Rs 400 billion in power bills annually, said Power Minister Piyush Goyal in New Delhi. According to...

LED outdoor displays and signage: A new era in advertising

In today’s world, outdoor advertising has come of age with respect to innovations. It has helped businesses to market themselves, creatively and efficiently. Outdoor LED displays have transformed the look and feel of outdoor advertising. By Baishakhi Dutta Outdoor LED displays...

Low voltage direct current: The future of electricity

Around 1.5 billion people around the world do not have access to electricity. Low voltage direct current (LVDC) systems, along with solar panels and LED lighting, can help to solve the power shortage that the world is facing. By EB...

Selecting the right capacitor to ensure longer life of LEDs

The careful selection of capacitors based on a proper knowledge of their specifications is essential to ensure that they do not compromise the life of LED products. By Shruti Mishra LED lighting systems have improved immensely in terms of quality and...

Philips Lighting brings smart cities closer

Philips Lighting, a global leader in lighting, has recently unveiled a sneak preview of what urban life could be like in 2030 at an event in New Delhi. The company presented a picture of how connected lighting technology will...

North Delhi to install 0.2 million LED street lights

A new wave of LED street lights installation has started across India. According to local media, North Delhi Municipal Corporation has decided to replace over 0.2 million (200,000) traditional streetlights with LED lighting across its six zones. There are around 250,000 streetlights...

Army lights up Rajouri hamlet with solar power

The army has reached out to the people of a remote hamlet in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district with solar generating sets to light up mountain homes. According to PTI, a defence spokesman said that the Kalakote-based Rashtriya Rifles has...

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