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Innovative Solutions to Reduce the Maintenance Cost of Public Lighting in Cities

August 12, 2019

Enel believes that innovation is indivisible from sustainability and research of most effective and sustainable technologies requires a…
The Flicker Phenomenon

August 5, 2019

PNNL tests hand-held meters that see the light. As national and global interest in the “flicker” effect from…
Thunderbolt of lightning, gamma rays exciting

June 26, 2019

University of Tokyo graduate student Yuuki Wada with colleagues from Japan discover a connection between lightning strikes and…
Signals from Distant Lightning Could Help Secure Electric Substations

February 28, 2019

Side channel signals and bolts of lightning from distant storms could one day help prevent hackers from sabotaging…
Regional variations in household lighting consumption driven by bulb choice and bulb count

February 26, 2019

U.S. households consumed an average of 1,105 kilowatthours (kWh) of electricity for lighting in 2015, or about 10%…
Electricity intensity of U.S. homes and commercial buildings decreases in coming decades

February 15, 2019

In EIA’s recently released Annual Energy Outlook 2019 (AEO2019) Reference case, projected residential and commercial purchased electricity consumption grows more…
Blue light special: FSU researcher finds new chemical clusters emit highly efficient light

October 2, 2018

A Florida State University research team has discovered that a unique organic-inorganic compound containing zero-dimensional molecular clusters emits…
Bike Lights Without Battery

September 5, 2017

Danish manufacturer Reelight introduced a bicycle lights that are powered by a small magnets mounted on the bike’s spokes, so…
Higher concentrations of streetlights do not guarantee safety

August 15, 2017

Higher concentrations of streetlights do not guarantee fewer nonviolent crimes in Houston neighborhoods, according to a new report from…
Shading and Lighting Retrofits Slash Energy Use in New York “Living Lab” Office Demonstration

July 11, 2017

By using advanced lighting and automated shades, scientists from the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley…
Treatment of Pain Gets the Green Light

March 3, 2017

It wasn’t the first time that Dr. Mohab Ibrahim’s brother, Wael, had called complaining of a headache. Ibrahim suggested…
Blue jets studied from Space Station

February 9, 2017

For years, their existence has been debated: elusive electrical discharges in the upper atmosphere that sport names such…
Ikea lamp held answer

December 21, 2016

The idea for the wind scanner was born in Ikea’s accessories department. While he and his wife were…
Earth’s New Lightning Capital Revealed

May 3, 2016

Earth has a new lightning capital, according to a recent study using observations from the Lightning Imaging Sensor…
Better fluorescent lighting through physics

October 9, 2015

General Electric (link is external) (GE), Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) and Oak Ridge National Laboratory (link is…
Lightning Reshapes Rocks at the Atomic Level, Penn Study Finds

August 6, 2015

At a rock outcropping in southern France, a jagged fracture runs along the granite. The surface in and…
Study: Reducing street lighting does not increase traffic accidents and crime

July 31, 2015

Street lights cost governments tremendous amounts of money and generate huge emissions of carbon dioxide. However, it is…
Cardiff researchers showcase pioneering lightning facility

June 12, 2015

Engineers at the Morgan Botti Lightning Laboratory, based in Cardiff Bay, are helping industry develop fuel-saving carbon fibre…
How To Control Any Lightswitch With Your Smartphone?

March 26, 2015

Switchmate makes your lights and other appliances ‘smart’ by magnetically attaching to any standard switch and connecting to…
Light pollution shown to affect plant growth and food webs

March 19, 2015

Artificial night time light from sources such as street lamps affects the growth and flowering of plants and…
Artificial night lighting causes birds to sing earlier

March 18, 2015

Under the influence of artificial night lighting, four out of six studied songbird species started dawn and dusk…
Fuel cell-powered mobile lights tested, proven, ready for commercial use

October 1, 2014

Mobile lighting systems powered by hydrogen fuel cells are cleaner, quieter and now have a proven track record…
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