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July 2008 Solid-State Lighting Market Introduction Workshop Materials

This page provides links to the presentations given at the Voices for SSL Efficiency Workshop, held in Portland, OR, on July 9-11, 2008, as well as links to reference and handout materials.

Voices for SSL Efficiency 2008
July 9-11, 2008
Portland, Oregon

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Workshop Report

  • Voices for SSL Efficiency 2008 Workshop Report (PDF 2.3 MB)


Day 1

  • Introduction and Update on DOE Market Introduction Activities (PDF 713 KB)
    James Brodrick, U.S. Department of Energy

  • What is an LED Lighting System? (PDF 812 KB)
    Steven DenBaars, University of California, Santa Barbara

  • Using LEDs to Their—and Your—Best Advantage (PDF 1.2 MB)
    Kelly Gordon, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

  • Measuring LED Performance (PDF 516 KB)
    Mike Grather, Luminaire Testing Laboratory

Day 2

  • Welcome & Opening Remarks (PDF 330 KB)
    James Brodrick, U.S. Department of Energy

  • Keynote (PDF 1.5 MB)
    Alan Ruud, Beta LED

  • DOE GATEWAY Demonstration Program (PDF 690 KB)
    Bruce Kinzey, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

  • Results – Performance Data and Economics from the Oakland Street Lighting Demonstration (PDF 885 KB)
    Tyson Cook, Energy Solutions

  • Considerations – Planning for SSL Demonstrations, From Casinos to Community Centers (PDF 62 KB)
    Daryl DeJean, Emerging Technologies Associates, Inc.

  • DOE ENERGY STAR Criteria for SSL (PDF 444 KB)
    Richard Karney, U.S. Department of Energy

  • Implementation – Product Qualification and Testing Requirements (PDF 676 KB)
    Derek Greenauer, D&R International

  • Future Plans – Keeping Pace with Technology Advances (PDF 320 KB)
    Jeff McCullough, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

  • Testing Procedures – LM-79, LM-80, and More (PDF 454 KB)
    Mike Grather, Luminaire Testing Laboratory

  • DOE CALiPER Program – The Latest Test Reports and Analysis (PDF 1.5 MB)
    Mia Paget, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

  • NGLIA/DOE Initiative on Product Quality (PDF 175 KB)
    Fred Welsh, Radcliffe Advisors

  • Building Bridges – Perspectives from the Lighting Designer Roundtable (PDF 2.8 MB)
    Randy Burkett, Randy Burkett Lighting Design

  • Environmental Study – Solid-State Lighting Life Cycle Analysis (PDF 161 KB)
    Scott Matthews, Carnegie Mellon University

Day 3

  • L Prize Competition (PDF 224 KB)
    James Brodrick, U.S. Department of Energy

  • The Role of Utilities in Leveraging the L Prize Competition (PDF 306 KB)
    Gregg Ander, Southern California Edison

  • Next Generation Luminaires (PDF 397 KB)
    Ruth Taylor, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

  • Utility Perspective – Designing Early SSL Programs (PDF 530 KB)
    Mary Matteson Bryan, Pacific Gas & Electric,
    David Alexander, Pacific Gas & Electric

  • Efficiency Program Perspective – Designing Early SSL Programs (PDF 1.5 MB)
    Gabe Arnold, Efficiency Vermont

  • Balancing Risks and Rewards – The Economics of SSL (PDF 2.5 MB)
    Charlie Grist, Northwest Power and Conservation Council

  • Utility Perspective – Investigating SSL Potential and Performance (PDF 129 KB)
    Todd Starnes, Puget Sound Energy

  • Getting Ready for the First ENERGY STAR Products (PDF 387 KB)
    Jeff Harris, Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance

  • Templates for Your Demonstration Projects (PDF 210 KB)
    My Ton, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Reference Reports

  • Compact Fluorescent Lighting in America: Lessons Learned on the Way to Market (PDF 923 KB)

Reference Handouts