Pikotaro joins Koike to promote LED exchange program in Tokyo

May 27, 2017

Pikotaro joins Koike to promote LED exchange program in Tokyo

Pikotaro pitches free LED upgrades Jiji — Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike — with a little help from comedian Pikotaro — is promoting energy savings by offering free upgrades to LED lights. Koike said the metropolitan government will allow citizens to exchange two or more ...

/ Oct 23, 2016

Sharp may shutter LED display plant in Hiroshima Prefecture

Sharp Corp. is considering closing a light-emitting diode display plant in Hiroshima Prefecture next year as part of its restructuring efforts under Taiwan’s Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., sources familiar with the matter said Sunday. The electronics company may consolidate the production line at ...

Feb 24, 2015

LED traffic lights just too cool for snowy Japan

Energy-saving LED traffic lights seemed like a cool way to cut back on electricity costs, but police are saying they might just be too cool — because they don’t melt snow. Light-emitting diodes account for around 45 percent of all stop-and-go signals in Japan ...