The Indian LED lighting industry is on a rapid growth trajectory thanks to favourable government initiatives to boost LED adoption and increasing awareness regarding lower power consumption of LED lighting products. Further, modernisation and development of infrastructure such as smart cities coupled with declining LED prices will continue to drive the future growth. Indian LED lighting market that stood at $918.70 million in 2016 is projected to reach $3,758.74 million by 2022 growing at a CAGR of 24.66 per cent, reports TechSci Research.

This time we present you a range of articles that cover varied aspects of LED lighting. According to a report on light towers market by Fact.MR, globally the light tower sales are likely to surpass 191,000 units in 2019, up from 183,000 units in 2018, driven by demand for high-quality industrial lighting systems whereas a new report by Coherent Market Insights reveals that the global surgical lighting system market, valued at US$ 394.1 million in 2017, is expected to exhibit a CAGR of 4.4 per cent, during 2018 – 2026.

Street lights are deployed under very harsh environment which is very prone to lightning strikes on the line, as well as the life expectancy is quite high. Experts from STMicroelectronics explain why it is essential to design the LED drivers to withstand the stresses it goes through.

One of India’s first professional female lighting designers Lynne Fernandez narrates her journey as a lighting designer and Dr. Amardeep M. Dugar explains the lighting designing feature of a recently completed residential project. Hope you’ll enjoy flipping through this issue as always.

In May, Mumbai will open its doors for LED Expo Mumbai 2019 – touted as India’s only show covering the entire value chain of the LED industry. Taking place during 9-11 May, the show will bring together the key players in the LED lighting industry from across the globe to showcase their latest technologies and innovations. Lighting India, being the media partner for this mega event, will be present there in Hall 3 Stall G-60. We are looking forward to see you there.

Till then, happy reading!

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