He will face a range of fraud charges relating to LED installations in London during 2009 and 2010. Five days have been set aside for the hearing at Southwark Crown Court, beginning on 21 November. A number of high profile industry figures is expected to be called as witnesses.
Lighting designer Jeremy Coombs is to go on trial this November.
The market for low-energy lighting is set to get a major boost following the announcement of a £550 million joint partnership between the Carbon Trust and Siemens.
Toshiba today announced that it is to begin mass producing white LEDs.