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Postings Archives—2011

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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Note that the fast pace of solid-state lighting technology and market developments often renders last month's news obsolete, so interested readers should stay tuned on a weekly basis. To add your name to the Postings mailing list, contact postings@lightingfacts.com.

December

Dec. 16, 2011: SSL program highlights from 2011
Dec. 9, 2011: SSL in America—Spotlight on Lighting Science Group
Dec. 2, 2011: Defining America's role in SSL manufacturing

November

Nov. 22, 2011: Review of Municipal Solid-State Street Lighting Consortium webcast and tools
Nov. 16, 2011: Key performance characteristics to consider when evaluating LED product equivalency
Nov. 11, 2011: CALiPER Round 13 results
Nov. 1, 2011: SSL in America—Spotlight on Cooper Lighting

October

Oct. 26, 2011: Municipal Solid-State Street Lighting Consortium roadway lighting specification and upcoming activities
Oct. 20, 2011: DOE/CBEA collaboration on high-efficiency troffer specification
Oct. 13, 2011: Dimmability and LED lighting products
Oct. 6, 2011: Preview of 2012 DOE SSL Workshops

September

Sept. 27, 2011: Revisiting the subject of light at night
Sept. 21, 2011: SSL in America—Spotlight on GE Lighting Solutions
Sept. 15, 2011: GATEWAY demonstration at Bonneville Power Administration headquarters
Sept. 9, 2011: Price and quality keys to SSL market adoption
Sept. 2, 2011: DOE's expanded commitment to SSL education

August

Aug. 25, 2011: SSL in America—Spotlight on LEDnovation
Aug. 17, 2011: DOE R&D funding opportunities for SSL core technology research and product development
Aug. 12, 2011: Municipal Solid-State Street Lighting Consortium update
Aug. 5, 2011: DOE awards first L Prize to Philips Lighting North America
Aug. 4, 2011: IES TM-21 finalized

July

Jul. 27, 2011: SSL 2011 Manufacturing R&D Roadmap published
Jul. 22, 2011: Second edition of LED Luminaire Lifetime: Recommendations for Testing and Reporting released
Jul. 21, 2011: Review of the Seattle SSL Market Introduction Workshop

June

Jun. 28, 2011: CALiPER Round 12 results
Jun. 23, 2011: SSL in America—Spotlight on Acuity Brands Lighting
Jun. 14, 2011: Preview of the Seattle SSL Market Introduction Workshop
Jun. 9, 2011: LED replacements for linear fluorescent lamps, and June 20 webcast

May

May 31, 2011: SSL in America—Spotlight on Wide-Lite
May 24, 2011: Observations from LIGHTFAIR® 2011
May 13, 2011: Preview of DOE SSL Program at LIGHTFAIR® International; guidance and education
May 12, 2011: DOE's 2011 Multi-Year Program Plan updatePDF

April

Apr. 26, 2011: Municipal Solid-State Street Lighting Consortium updatePDF
Apr. 21, 2011: Summary of the Boston SSL Manufacturing R&D WorkshopPDF
Apr. 12, 2011: Preview of the SSL Manufacturing R&D WorkshopPDF

March

Mar. 31, 2011: L Prize competition updatePDF
Mar. 22, 2011: Standards and test methods updatePDF
Mar. 16, 2011: Lighting Facts program updatePDF
Mar. 9, 2011: Review of University of California LED product studyPDF
Mar. 2, 2011: SSL in America—Spotlight on OLED manufacturing facility in Canandaigua, New YorkPDF

February

Feb. 24, 2011: 2010 Next Generation LuminairesTM design competition winnersPDF
Feb. 14, 2011: LED Site (Parking Lot) Lighting Technology Specification and Webcast PreviewPDF
Feb. 11, 2011: Summary of San Diego SSL R&D WorkshopPDF
Feb. 1, 2011: Preview of the San Diego SSL R&D WorkshopPDF

January

Jan. 31, 2011: Report published on LED energy savings in niche marketsPDF
Jan. 20, 2011: SSL in America—Spotlight on FinelitePDF
Jan. 13, 2011: 2011 preview of DOE program activitiesPDF
Jan. 7, 2011: SSL program highlights from 2010PDF