Abu Dhabi celebrates National Day in lights

Abu Dhabi celebrates National Day in lights

More than 25,000 UAE flags and decorative lighting designs have been placed by Abu Dhabi Municipality around the capital as part of the festivities for the UAE’s 44th National Day.

Jafza to become largest energy retrofit project in the Middle East

Jafza to become largest energy retrofit project in the Middle East

Economic Zones World has struck a deal with DEWA’s Etihad ESCO to retrofit its existing buildings and facilities at Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza) to make them more energy efficient. LED lighting will play a part in generating a net saving of 30%, worth some AED 132 million over six years.

Farraway on board as ambitious Cree targets European growth

Farraway on board as ambitious Cree targets European growth

Lux catches up with Nick Farraway in his first month in the newly-created post of vice president and general manager for Cree Lighting in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Expect new products as Cree sets sights on expansion beyond US.

UAE energy minister: turn off the lights

UAE energy minister: turn off the lights

UAE energy chiefs hope to slash Dh3.5 billion from the power and water subsidy bill by encouraging people to switch off their lights and turn off their taps.

LuxLive launches in Middle East

LuxLive launches in Middle East

LuxLive Middle East 2016 will bring together the world’s leading lighting brands and key decision makers and specifiers from across the Middle East in a spectacular two-day lighting event. The show will take place at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre on 13-14 April 2016.

FW Thorpe targets UAE growth

FW Thorpe targets UAE growth

Lighting manufacturer FW Thorpe has seen sales soar to £73.5m for the year to 30 June 2015, up 19.9% from £61.4m a year earlier. Pre-tax profit also increased by 14.7% to £14.4m compared to £12.6m in 2014.