Postings Archives—2012

This page contains links to weekly Postings from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Solid-State Lighting Program. The Postings provide updates from DOE on solid-state lighting program events, as well as timely discussions of critical issues impacting the development and acceptance of solid-state lighting.

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December

Dec. 20, 2012: CALiPER testing on LED PAR38 lamps
Dec. 13, 2012: Preview of 2013 DOE SSL Workshops
Dec. 5, 2012: SSL in America—Spotlight on Soraa

November

Nov. 30, 2012: LED dimming and webcast preview
Nov. 13, 2012: SSL in America—Spotlight on 3M's New Ulm facility
Nov. 7, 2012: GATEWAY report on occupancy sensors in parking lot and garage applications
Nov. 2, 2012: LED Lighting Facts and the issue of product performance verification

October

Oct. 26, 2012: CALiPER Application Summary Report 18 results and program update
Oct. 22, 2012: GATEWAY demonstration on LED post-top lighting in Central Park
Oct. 12, 2012: Status of OLED technology today
Oct. 5, 2012: SSL in America: A look back

September

Sept. 21, 2012: Taking SSL technology to the next level
Sept. 17, 2012: State of the art of LED lighting
Sept. 13, 2012: Municipal Consortium model specification draft for roadway luminaires
Sept. 7, 2012: SSL 2012 Manufacturing R&D Roadmap and LED Cost Model

August

Aug. 29, 2012: SSL in America—Spotlight on Lutron
Aug. 23, 2012: Q&A on life-cycle assessment of LED lighting technologies (Part 2 Report)
Aug. 17, 2012: GATEWAY Demonstration at the Smithsonian American Art Museum
Aug. 7, 2012: SSL in America—Spotlight on Juno Lighting Group
Aug. 3, 2012: LED Lighting Facts® program update and upcoming changes

July

Jul. 27, 2012: Summary of the Pittsburgh SSL Market Introduction Workshop
Jul. 17, 2012: Municipal Street Lighting Consortium update and upcoming workshop
Jul. 12, 2012: Updates on DOE SSL funding
Jul. 5, 2012: Life-cycle assessment of LED lighting technologies (Part 2 Report)

June

Jun. 28, 2012: Preview of the 2012 DOE SSL Market Introduction Workshop in Pittsburgh
Jun. 22, 2012: Summary of the San Jose SSL Manufacturing R&D Workshop
Jun. 12, 2012: CALiPER Application Summary Report 15 Results
Jun. 7, 2012: Preview of the 2012 DOE SSL Manufacturing R&D Workshop in San Jose

May

May 31, 2012: SSL in America—Spotlight on Intematix
May 23, 2012: CALiPER Round 14 Results
May 18, 2012: Observations from LIGHTFAIR® 2012
May 10, 2012: DOE's 2012 Multi-Year Program Plan update
May 4, 2012: Preview of DOE SSL events at LIGHTFAIR® International 2012

April

Apr. 27, 2012: SSL in America—Spotlight on Redwood Systems
Apr. 17, 2012: Standards and test methods update
Apr. 11, 2012: New LED Lighting Facts label enhancements
Apr. 5, 2012: GATEWAY demonstration at the J. Paul Getty Museum

March

Mar. 28, 2012: SSL in America—Spotlight on Rubicon Technology
Mar. 20, 2012: Municipal Street Lighting Consortium update and upcoming events
Mar. 16, 2012: L Prize PAR 38 competition relaunch
Mar. 8, 2012: Energy Savings Potential of SSL in General Illumination Applications report releasedPDF
Mar. 2, 2012: DOE's GATEWAY demonstrations—where the rubber meets the roadPDF

February

Feb. 27, 2012: Life-cycle assessment of LED lighting technologies (Part 1 Report)PDF
Feb. 17, 2012: SSL in America—Spotlight on Endicott Research GroupPDF
Feb. 10, 2012: Summary of the Atlanta SSL R&D WorkshopPDF

January

Jan. 31, 2012: Preview of the 2012 DOE SSL R&D Workshop in AtlantaPDF
Jan. 27, 2012: 2010 U.S. Lighting Market Characterization report releasedPDF
Jan. 20, 2012: LED Lighting Facts® Product Snapshot on LED luminairesPDF
Jan. 12, 2012: Basic science challenges related to SSLPDF
Jan. 6, 2012: 2012 preview of DOE SSL program activitiesPDF