Spurious LED bulbs flout consumer safety standards, threat to ‘Make in India’: Study

Three-fourths of light emitting diode (LED) bulbs sold in the country's Rs 100 billion market were found non-compliant with the government's consumer safety standards, market research firm Nielsen said in a survey on Monday. The report, based on a study...

iBahn targets to enter 10 cities by November 2017

Launched about a month back in Mumbai, iBahn, a new entrant in smart lighting space is planning to enhance the presence of their smart lighting solutions in 10 cities of India in first phase by November 2017. In an interaction...

Govt to distribute 10 million bulbs in Uttarakhand under Ujala scheme

In a major initiative to save power, the Uttarakhand Government is planning to distribute 10 million LED bulbs in the state. According to The Pioneer, the Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), the Government of India enterprise entrusted to provide these...

M&M collaborates with EESL for LED replacement programme

Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M) announced that it is collaborating with Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL) for an LED replacement programme with energy efficient (EE) alternatives across M&M’s 18 manufacturing facilities in India. This collaboration is EESL’s first private sector engagement to promote energy...

Chandigarh beats Punjab in distribution of LED lights

Chandigarh has outperformed Punjab - having 97% more electricity consumers — in sale of energy saving LED bulbs, tubelights and fans under the Unnat Jyoti Affordable LEDs for All (Ujala) scheme of the central government. According to official records, there...

EESL signs MoU with MCG to replace 50000 street lights with LED bulbs

In a recent interview with Electronics Bazaar, EESL’s Managing Director Saurabh Kumar mentioned that EESL is replacing normal street lights with LED bulbs in different states and Haryana will be the next focus for EESL starting with Gurgaon. EB...

Indoor LED displays can enhance the appearance and appeal of big buildings

The interiors of shopping malls, hotels, stadiums and large offices are getting smarter with LED screens that inform and advertise. The digital signage is competing with conventional print display formats, and could soon overtake the print market. By Baishakhi Dutta With...

Raisina Hills gets makeover with LED lights

The three iconic buildings -Rashtrapati Bhawan, North Block and South Block - located at the famous Raisina Hills are soon to get a permanent makeover. All three buildings have been adorned with dynamic - LED lights. The colour of these...

Havells shifts focus to LEDs, pulls plug on CFL lights

Fast-moving electrical goods (FMEG) maker Havells will soon stop manufacturing and selling compact fluorescent lamp (CFL) products as it wants to focus on light-emitting diode (LED) lights that contribute 75 percent to the lighting division's turnover of Rs 10...

Star ratings set to be must for LED Lamps

The government is planning to make star ratings in LED lamps mandatory by 2018 in the light of increasing demand for energy efficient products in the country, a Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) official said.  The government has already distributed...

Startup iBahn Illumination launches smart LED lights Svarochi

Sequoia India backed startup iBahn Illumination has launched app-based smart LED lights Svarochi, which will be controlled through mobile application rather than manual switches. The Svarochi application will be connected with the LED lights via bluetooth mesh technology. According to...

New diffuser materials in the market enhance light uniformity

Diffusers are needed to distribute the light emitted by LEDs evenly and reduce their glare. New materials in use today offer a host of advantages over older materials like glass. By Shruti Mishra High brightness LEDs are intense point sources of...

GVMC takes up lighting project cost Rs 1.36 crore

Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation (GVMC) taking up the lighting project at a cost of Rs 1.36 crore in order to solve the decades old problem of pilgrims facing stray dog attacks and thieves on Gopalapatnam-Simhachalam Temple Road. The project...

Wipro Lighting and pureLiFi team-up to drive lifi adoption in Asia

Wipro Lighting, part of Wipro Enterprises (P) Limited and a leading player in lighting in India, has concluded an agreement with pureLiFi – global leaders in LiFi technology and commercialisation, to harness their LiFi technology to develop applications for...

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