Green Market en The New Yorker Takes an Interest in LED Lifespans <div class="node-body article-body"> J.B. MacKinnon of The New Yorker focuses on the LED lighting market’s upending of product life expectations </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bulletin Board Lighting Silver Tue, 26 Jul 2016 15:46:00 +0000 35771 at Livermore Centennial Bulb webcam still Cree Plans to Sell Wolfspeed Power and RF Division for $850 Million <div class="node-body article-body">Cree, Inc., Durham, N.C., plans to sell its Wolfspeed Power and RF division, its including its silicon-carbide substrate business for power, RF and gemstone applications, to Infineon Technologies AG for $850 million in cash. The move is part of Cree’s plans to focus more on LED lighting.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Lighting News Watch Cree LED lighting Fri, 15 Jul 2016 16:32:00 +0000 35471 at Google Buys Entire Production of Wind Farms in Norway and Sweden to Power Data Centers <div class="node-body article-body">Google continues to make news with its plans to eventually run its operations 100% from clean energy. According to its Google Green Blog, last year it purchased 942MW of addition renewable power. The company recently announced it's purchasing 236MW from two Scandinavian wind farms.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wind AWEA Google wind Tue, 12 Jul 2016 14:27:00 +0000 35401 at Photo credit: American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) Lighting Science Exploring Use of Lighting to Fight Zika Virus <div class="node-body article-body">Working with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s entomology lab in Gainesville, Fla., Lighting Science began testing its light-based bug traps this spring. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Lighting Silver Fri, 08 Jul 2016 20:22:00 +0000 35311 at <p><span class="_Xbe kno-fv">Aedes aegypti mosquitoes, carriers of Zika and other viruses.</span></p> Copyright Mario Tama, Getty Images German Football Museum Uses Lighting to Engage <div class="node-body article-body">Zumtobel's lighting management system plays a key role in making the museum kick.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bulletin Board Lighting Silver Fri, 08 Jul 2016 20:03:00 +0000 35301 at Photo courtesy of Zumtobel EW's Top 10 LED Picks for July 2016 <div class="node-body gallery-body">In Electrical Wholesaling's Top 10 LED Product Picks for July 2016 we showcase products from Acclaim Lighting, Alloy LED, Bayco, Bulbrite, Cree, Legrand, Milwaukee Tool, Organic Lighting Products, SEPCO, and U.S. Architectural Lighting.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Lighting Gallery Gold LED LED Product Picks lighting Top 10 Fri, 08 Jul 2016 17:14:00 +0000 35271 at Researchers at University of Illinois and Korea University Develop Bendable Solar Cell for Wearable Electronics <div class="node-body article-body">An ultrathin film that is both transparent and highly conductive to electric current has been produced by a cheap and simple method devised by an international team of nanomaterials researchers from the University of Illinois at Chicago and Korea University. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Solar photovoltaics PV solar Tue, 28 Jun 2016 14:59:00 +0000 34841 at Long-Wavelength LED Lights Reduce Impact on Wildlife <div class="field-deck"> Elemental LED is introducing a new amber version of an LED strip light that won Florida wildlife certification. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Elemental LED is introducing a new amber version of an LED strip light that won Florida wildlife certification. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bulletin Board Lighting Tue, 21 Jun 2016 19:36:00 +0000 34791 at (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images) DOE Invests $10 Million in Efficient Lighting R&D <div class="field-deck"> Research and development funding program concentrates on improvements in LED and OLED lighting. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">DOE announced funding for nine research and development projects that will support solid-state lighting (SSL) core technology research, product development, and manufacturing research and development.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bulletin Board Lighting Mon, 20 Jun 2016 21:07:00 +0000 34751 at (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) Energy Ministers from Around the Globe Visit Google <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Google was part of the recent seventh&nbsp;Clean Energy Ministerial, known as CEM7. Energy ministers from around the world discussed how to achieve the goals set in the Paris climate change deal and to see some of the innovations coming out of Silicon Valley to tackle the issue head on, according to <a href="">a post on the Google Green Blog.</a></p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Solar data centers Google photovoltaics PV solar Mon, 13 Jun 2016 18:42:00 +0000 34391 at <p><span style="font-size: 16px; line-height: 20px;">U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest&nbsp;</span>Moniz<span style="font-size: 16px; line-height: 20px;">&nbsp;(sixth from right)&nbsp;led the visit to Google and was joined by ministers and officials from countries like the Netherlands, Denmark, Germany, Italy, Chile, India, Indonesia&nbsp;and South Africa.</span></p> Google Green