LEDs for horticulture/agriculture

Lumileds Adds New Far Red, Deep Red, and CoB products to its Portfolio of LEDs for Horticulture

Lumileds Luxeon SunPlus Series for Horticulture with newly added products

Lumileds of San Jose, California USA, introduced three new products in its Luxeon SunPlus Series of LEDs for horticulture applications. Lumileds asserts that the Luxeon SunPlus Series is the only line of LEDs on available to be tested and binned by photosynthetic photon flux (PPF). The range of colors facilitates …

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At NYC AgTech Week, Light Polymers to Introduce GrowBlade Horticultural Lighting

At the third annual NYC AgTech Week, Light Polymers, a San Francisco-based nano chemistry startup with R&D operations in Silicon Valley, Korea, and Taiwan, plans to unveil the company’s GrowBlade™ horticulture lighting. The company recently announced that it is licensing patents from Cree to produce high CRI downlights (Ref: Coverage). …

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Osram Opto Semiconductors Launches Osconiq P 2226 LED for Horticultural and Agricultural Applications

Osram Opto Semiconductors has launched the mid-power LED Osconiq P 2226 for horticultural and architectural lighting. The new Osconiq P 2226 LED marks the commencement of the company’s new product family. In addition to serving the market for horticultural and agricultural lighting, the new Osconiq product line will cover professional …

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GLASE Consortium Formed to Reduce Electricity Use of Greenhouses by 70%

Establishment of GLASE Consortium with Representatives from Cornell and RPI

Greenhouses currently cover about 720 acres in New York state. They extend the growing season and protect crops and other plants from harsh weather conditions. Researchers at Cornell University and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) have formed a public-private consortium called the Greenhouse Lighting and Systems Engineering Consortium (GLASE). The consortium …

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