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Investing in LED lighting could cut electricity use and reduce the US dependence on fossil fuels. The major problem is that LEDs are still too expensive for widespread consumer adoption.
Date: 08/12/2009
Type: Article
Technologies: Lighting & Displays
An LED source lasts for a very long time and is ideal for controlled lighting, like beam lighting.
Date: 05/20/2009
Type: Slides, Video
Technologies: Lighting & Displays
LED sources are attractive to Hollywood due to their durability, portability, and low energy use.
Date: 05/20/2009
Type: Slides, Video
Technologies: Lighting & Displays
Participants from government, academic, business, and industry discuss possibilities to fact-track widespread adoption of LED lighting, how to overcome current policy inhibitors of adoption, and create new solutions for accelerating adoption of this energy saving technology.
Date: 03/16/2010
Type: Video
Technologies: Lighting & Displays
LEDs are more durable and use less energy than conventional lighting, making them a particularly promising technology to promote energy efficiency.
Date: 06/10/2009
Type: Blog
Technologies: Lighting & Displays
Researchers have found a new material that emits bright white light, using nanofiber DNA strands coated with a fluorescent dye.
Date: 07/22/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Lighting & Displays
LED technologies not only give 80% energy savings, but are also cheaper, having a possible price reduction by a factor of 20 when compared to conventional lighting.
Date: 05/20/2009
Type: Slides, Video
Technologies: Lighting & Displays
The future looks bright to advocates of solid state lighting, a technology in which semiconductors called light-emitting diodes (LEDs) take the place of incandescent or fluorescent bulbs.
Date: 12/01/2007
Type: Article
Technologies: Lighting & Displays
Lighting pioneer Shuji Nakamura of UCSB receives the 2009 Harvey Prize for advancements in science and technology.
Date: 01/26/2010
Type: News
Technologies: Lighting & Displays
The US Navy is investing heavily in LED lighting due to their low energy use and durability. $2.4 million dollars have been invested through Energy Focus to provide the navy with the lighting.
Date: 08/28/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Lighting & Displays

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