The illegal ‘guerrilla lighting’ on Henley Bridge in Oxfordshire has had a temporary reprieve as the local authority appeared to back down on its demands that it be removed.
The UK’s Royal Navy has ordered 100,783 LED tubes in a £1 million deal in what will be widely seen as a vote of confidence in the technology.
A local authority in the capital has taken a creative approach to the dark and threatening rail underpasses on its patch - by giving them a lighting makeover with dramatic red light.
It’s a horror scenario for every driver: Suddenly, a previously invisible pedestrian comes out of the dark between two street lights or the shade of two parked cars.
Some 6,000 new street lights in Tenerife in the Canary Islands are to be fitted with special optical plates that filter out blue light and direct the light to the ground to avoid disturbing nearby astronomical observatories.
New street lights should come equipped with electric car charging points fitted as standard, says the UK’s transport chief.
An internet-connected street lighting installation in the Swiss city of St. Gallen is dramatically cutting energy by using sensors to detect when no traffic is present.
Street lights connected to the internet are monitoring the volume and speed of traffic in the centre to Portland, Oregon.
A top court has rejected key elements of one of Philips Lighting’s patents on LEDs as ‘unpatentable’.
While contractors around the world struggle to meeting deadlines to upgrade lighting to LED and avoid penalty clauses, one local authority is taking a more leisurely approach.