Partnerships

DOE strategically partners with private industry and industry associations to accelerate the development and market introduction of solid-state lighting.

Next Generation Lighting Industry Alliance (NGLIA)

In 2005, DOE signed a Memorandum of Agreement with NGLIA, an alliance of lighting manufacturers formed to accelerate solid-state lighting development and commercialization through government-industry partnership. DOE and NGLIA recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding continuing their partnership into 2014. Learn more.

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Illuminating Engineering Society of North America (IES)

In 2006, DOE signed a Memorandum of Understanding with IES, agreeing to work together on the development of strong lighting industry standards, including needed standards for solid-state lighting. In 2011, DOE and IES signed a new Memorandum of Understanding continuing their partnership into 2016. Learn more.

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International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD)

In 2008, DOE signed a Memorandum of Understanding with IALD, agreeing to work cooperatively toward improving the efficient use of energy by lighting equipment and systems. Learn more.

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