Senegal gets solar-powered streetlights

Senegal gets solar-powered streetlights

Senegal is investing in solar-powered streetlighting, with a rollout of  approximately 1,500 solar panels in the capital, Dakar and six other regions in the interior of the country.

More jobs go at Osram

More jobs go at Osram

Over 200 employees at an Osram factory in Bavaria, Germany are set to lose their jobs, as the company continues its plan to save cash and change direction. 

Mona Lisa smiles under LEDs

Mona Lisa smiles under LEDs

The Louvre Museum in Paris has unveiled the newly relit Mona Lisa, now using specially designed LED lights from Toshiba.

Mona Lisa smiles under LEDs

Mona Lisa smiles under LEDs

The Louvre Museum in Paris has unveiled the newly relit Mona Lisa, using specially designed LED lights from Toshiba.

Insolvent Hess to quit stock exchange

Insolvent Hess to quit stock exchange

German architectural luminaire maker Hess has begun insolvency proceedings in the German courts.

The outdoor lighting specialist has also applied to leave the Frankfurt stock market after a humiliating fall from grace in which company profits were allegedly overstated to ensure a successful flotation last October.