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  • As part of HDC-funded project 'PO10: LED Lighting for Horticultural Applications – Establishing the Economics of Current Hardware Offerings', Farm Energy Centre has produced three calculators to assist you in making the decision about using LED lighting. Read More...
  • Notes from a presentation by Wageningen UR Greenhouse Hoticulture, which explores the use of LEDs in hoticulture. Click here to download the presentation.   Read More...
  • 'Interlighting for tomatoes - according to Philips' Over the past few years, the use of LEDs as intermediate lighting for tomatoes has given positive results. As other cultivation sectors start to adopt LED lighting, in this article Koos de Wit, Key Account Manager LED/Horti with Philips, explains why LEDs are the future. Read More...
  • Grower Talks LED

    12-04-2013

    This article on LED lighting notes a visit by members of the Sustainability Initiative to the Improvement Centre — a Dutch greenhouse facility that leases 10,000 sq. ft. of production blocks to researchers, manufacturers and breeders to test new products. Read More...
  • The arrival of commercially-viable light emitting diode (LED) lighting for horticultural applications has been promised for a number of years now, and recent developments by a number of manufacturers suggests that the promise is now close to reality. On the other hand, commercially available units still seem difficult to find — they are expensive compared to conventional alternatives, and information about how to use them in horticultural applications is not readily available. Read More...