NEWS IN BRIEF
French phase-out

French lighting manufacturers and wholesalers have agreed a voluntary deal to phase out inefficient fluorescent luminaires.

From this month, companies signed up to the deal – brokered by Syndicat De L’Eclairage, the equivalent of the LIF – will not quote for fittings with A2 or A1 ballasts. From June, it will withdraw these totally from the market.

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Dialight bags solid state lighting award

Dialight’s 150W DuroSite LED High Bay has won the Elektra award for solid state lighting applications at the European Electronics Industry Awards 2010.