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NEWS

Research Compares Measures of Average Color Fidelity
The emergence of SSL technology quickly challenged longstanding performance metrics used for assessing color quality.
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Student Poster Winners Announced at DOE SSL R&D Workshop
DOE announced the winners of the 2018 Student Poster Competition at the 15th annual DOE SSL R&D Workshop, held January 29-31 in Nashville, Tennessee.
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PoE Connected Lighting System Energy Losses in Ethernet Cables
DOE has released the results of an exploratory study investigating energy losses in Ethernet cables used between Power over Ethernet (PoE) switches...
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A New Report on SSL’s Energy-Saving Potential in Horticultural Applications
DOE has just released a report that examines the energy-saving potential of LED lighting in horticultural applications.
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NGLS Competition 2 Kicks Off
The Next Generation Lighting Systems (NGLS) indoor competition 2, which focuses on LED troffer conversion (retrofit) kits with...
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2018 SSL R&D Workshop: Last Week to Register
Register now for the 15th annual DOE SSL R&D Workshop -- a not-to-be-missed event, where top experts and thought leaders from universities, labs...
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DOE Publishes 2015 Lighting Market Characterization
DOE has released a new report that estimates the installed stock, energy use, and lumen production of...
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2017 SSL Technology R&D Workshop Presentations Posted
A diverse group of attendees and speakers participated in the 2017 DOE Solid-State Lighting Technology R&D Workshop, held November 8 in Portland, OR.
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Connected Lighting Interoperability Study Looks at APIs
DOE has completed the first study in a series on connected lighting system interoperability.
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Snapshot on LED Outdoor Area Lighting
The U.S. Department of Energy has released a new Snapshot report on LED outdoor area lighting.
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Blogs

Making the Right Connections in Nashville
There was a whole lot of connecting going on at DOE’s 15th annual Solid-State Lighting R&D Workshop, which was held in Nashville January 29 – 31.
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Fine-Tuning the Characterization of Color Rendition with Chroma Shift and Gamut Shape
The emergence of solid-state lighting has challenged longstanding performance metrics used for assessing color quality, particularly...
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A New DOE Study Characterizes the U.S. Lighting Market
DOE's SSL Program has released a report that estimates the installed stock, energy use, and lumen production of all general-illumination lighting...
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