Cheap LEDs: buyer beware

Cheap LEDs: buyer beware

Potentially fatal LED lamps have been seized at UK borders as authorities try to protect consumers from hazardous products. Emma-Lily Pendleton reports on the real cost of cheap LEDs.

OLEDs: Too little, too late

OLEDs: Too little, too late

It's a mixed bag for organic light-emitting diodes. They're improving and prices are dropping, but LEDs will stay ahead of them until the next big thing comes along, according to a new research note.

DoE funds LED and OLED research

The US Department of Energy is funding nine research and development projects to help accelerate the development of high-quality LED and OLED technology.

New York City switches all streetlights to LED

New York City switches all streetlights to LED

New York City is set to upgrade all 250,000 of its streetlights to LED over the next few years. This is part of the city government’s PlaNYC to cut its carbon footprint by 30 per cent by 2017.