Smart street lights

Shipments of LED Street Lights to Surpass 17M by 2020

According to a new report from Pike Research, a part of Navigant’s Energy Practice, the market for street lighting is in a period of dramatic transformation. New LED options and the advent of networked systems for central monitoring and control are enabling a range of intelligent management and energy savings options. According to the report, ...








LUCI City under Microscope Jyvaskyla (Finland)

19-22 September 2012 Jyvaskyla, Finland Lighting Urban Community International presents the LUCI City under Microscope events to enable participants to discover the lighting strategy of a member city over a 2-day period. They include field visits and technical conferences on permanent and temporary lighting projects. The second City under ...



A section is now dedicated to LED lighting

Sentry Electric Launches New Website

Sentry Electric, one of North America’s most experienced and knowledgeable manufacturers of outdoor lighting, launched its new website, designed with the user in mind. The new site offers improved navigation, increased site content, and a host of other new features. Users will find Sentry’s new website fresh, clean, and inviting. The look ...



LEDs are appropriate but not the best answer for all cities at the moment.

PLUS: An EU Vision on Urban Lighting & LEDs

The PLUS (Public Lighting Strategies for Sustainable Urban Spaces) project, which has conducted a detailed analysis of existing urban lighting practices and upcoming projects in the 11 PLUS partner cities across Europe, presented its first conclusions on lighting technology innovations, specifically LEDs as a solution for energy-efficient public ...



Beth Gali

Qatar sued for allegedly forging streetlights

Beth Gali, a Catalina-based architect, is taking legal action against the Gulf state of Qatar over the alleged forgery of her ‘Latina’ streetlamp. Gali claims that almost 1000 forged units of the streetlamp, designed by her but manufactured and marketed by Santa & Cole, have been installed on Al Waab Street in Doha, the capital city of ...