Lighting

A Closer Look at LED Efficacy

Arrays of light-emitting diodes (LEDs) have become the predominant type of fixture for new plant lighting installations. While LEDs typically have many advantages to conventional fixtures, they are primarily chosen because of their effectiveness at... more »

Signify to Acquire Fluence

 On Dec. 20, Signify, a leader in lighting, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement with ams OSRAM to acquire Austin, Texas-based Fluence for $272 million. This acquisition is expected to strengthen... more »

Register for GLASE’s November Webinar

GLASE (Greenhouse Lighting & Systems Engineering) will be hosting its next webinar Nov. 16, 2021, at 2:00 p.m. (EDT). The webinar, Light and Energy Modeling in Controlled Environment Agriculture, will be presented by Kale Harbick... more »

Griffin Adds Philips Horticulture LED Lighting to Product Line

Horticulture broker Griffin recently announced it has entered into a dealer agreement with Signify. Griffin will offer Signify’s portfolio of Philips horticulture LED lighting products to licensed cannabis growers. “Griffin is a full solution supplier... more »

GLASE Plant Lighting Short Course Kicks Off Oct. 14

Working in partnership, GLASE, OptimIA and LAMP have announced the first annual virtual Plant Lighting Short Course. The short course will take place this October and November. This six-week modular short course is designed to... more »

Runkle to Present GLASE Webinar on Growing Leafy Greens

GPN contributor Erik Runkle from Michigan State University will present a webinar on "Environmental Regulation of Growth and Quality Attributes of Indoor Leafy Greens" on Sept. 30. at 2 p.m. The webinar is part of... more »

LED Manufacturer Valoya Appoints New CEO

Valoya, a manufacturer of horticultural LED lighting solutions recently announced the appointment of Tuukka Parviainen as its new chief executive officer. Parviainen will take on the CEO role starting Oct. 1, 2021. “Tuukka is an... more »

Precision Control of Supplemental Lighting

Supplemental lighting is important in facilitating winter-time greenhouse crop production in many areas of the United States. LED fixtures are becoming increasingly popular due to their higher efficacy and longer lifespan, as compared to HPS... more »