Tag Archive: LEDs

LEDs Core Components and Products Build In U.S.A

June 12, 2017 7:57 am

LED market has attracted a plenty of new entrants in recent year. As the market for LED lighting continues to grow, suppliers are competing to capture the market share at low price point. While the competition is forcing prices down, the rise of illegal and inferior products on the market has increased the product quality concerns. The lighting market is flooded with products manufactured in overseas, where regulatory standards are lower and labor are cheap. A LED unit’s chip is vital to its functionality, as the quality of the chip used can significantly affect the service life of the unit....

Replacing the streetlights with LEDs

May 22, 2017 5:31 am

The outdoor lighting market is currently undergoing a period of change where conventional streetlights are being replaced with new and more efficient LED and solid-state lighting technology. Currently, there are 304 million streetlights in the world, of which only 10% accounts to LED streetlight, according to a report presented by the northeast group. Studies reveal that, though the benefits of transiting to LED streetlights are obvious, the scale-up is not happening at the required pace. A new report, The Big Switch: Why it’s time to scale up LED Street lighting, published by The Climate Group reveals that, at present, 54% of...