Issue #10 July 2014

The Global Efficient Lighting Forum will take place in Beijing, China from 10-11 November, 2014 to define a global action plan for energy efficient lighting in all sectors

The Australian government has partnered with UNEP to accelerate the transition to compliant efficient lighting products in Southeast Asia and the Pacific

Over $1 billion in electricity costs could be saved with a transition to efficient lighting in the Central American region

Energy and Transport Ministers from Pacific Island Countries convened in Fiji to launch efficiency objectives and projects that included lighting

Government officials set minimum energy performance standards for lighting to phase-out inefficient incandescent light sources in the region

The en.lighten initiative and other key stakeholders participated in the annual GOGLA Member Conference to provide direction for the future of the organization

UNEP and the Global Environment Facility (GEF) revealed plans to launch a new global product efficiency programme

The Global Efficient Lighting Centre and Russian laboratories have finalized their inter-laboratory comparison proficiency tests

Indonesia Light + Building Expo
14-16 August – Jakarta, Indonesia

Indonesia's dedicated biennial trade fair aimed at meeting the growing demand of lighting, LED products, electrical products and technology in Indonesia.

UNEP en.lighten Workshop
19-20 August – Jakarta, Indonesia

This workshop will engage government policy makers in building capacities for the development and strengthening of effective monitoring, verification and enforcement systems for lighting.

International Conference for Small Island Developing States
1-4 September – Apia, Samoa

2014 is the International Year of Small Island Developing States, which will celebrate the contributions that Small Island Developing States has made to the world.

Light India
18-21 September – New Delhi, India

Light India attracts architects, interior designers, construction companies, institutional buyers and government authorities and promotes the latest in innovative lighting products and services.

2014 Climate Summit
23 September – New York, USA

The Climate Summit is aimed at catalyzing action in areas for new commitments and substantial, scalable and replicable contributions that will help the world shift toward a low-carbon economy.

Global Efficient Lighting Forum
10-11 November – Beijing, China

The Forum will convene key international stakeholders to address the need for an accelerated phase-in of energy efficient lighting products and will result in a global plan of action to outline the transition.


The Global Efficient Lighting Forum

Australian Government Partners with en.lighten to Promote Sustainable Lighting

Central American Energy Efficient Lighting Strategy Begins Implementation

The Secretariat of the Pacific Community and UNEP Join Forces to Phase-Out Inefficient Lighting

West Africa Validates Regional Efficient Lighting Strategy to Transition to Efficient Lighting by 2020

The Global Off-Grid Lighting Association (GOGLA) Member Conference Attracts International Delegation

UNEP and the GEF Announce Efficient Appliance and Equipment Initiative

Inter-laboratory Comparison Testing Completed Between China and Russia

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