Metrolight Confident in UK Energy Savings MarketDec. 8, 2010
Plans Expansion and Investment in Lighting Efficiency Projects
London, England December 9, 2010—Metrolight, the leading developer and manufacturer of electronic High Intensity Discharge (eHID) energy efficient lighting systems, sees positive growth potential in the British energy saving market and announces initiatives to further build on the company’s presence in the United Kingdom.
“Metrolight has put more focus on the U.K. because we see growth potential here for solutions that deliver extraordinary energy savings ,” said Dotan Ginsbourg, Metrolight’s business manager for the UK, “We are ready to move forward to the next level.”
Metrolight’s cost effective and patented technology delivers a lighting solution that cuts energy consumption by up to 65% and lowers maintenance costs by 50% without sacrificing light quality or lumen maintenance.
With over 500,000 units installed in Europe, the U.S. and around the world, the proven Metrolight energy-efficient solutions have accumulated over 2 billion energy efficient operating hours.
Recently, Metrolight has expanded its partner base in the UK and will continue adding more strategic and well-positioned partners over the next 12 months. Today’s partners include ENER-G plc, (www.energ.co.uk), a company that delivers sustainable and energy efficient technologies to business-to-business organizations worldwide; Signature, (www.signatureltd.com) , a supplier of street lighting and traffic solutions to local authorities and contractors throughout the U.K.; Light Planning Techniques, (www.lptuk.net), a provider of complete energy saving lighting solutions; A.L.P. Europe, (www.alplighting.com), a Metrolight distribution partner and global leader in the manufacture and distribution of lighting components and Holophane, (www.holophane.co.uk), a leading supplier of professional lighting products.
Metrolight technology is installed in over 100 projects in the U.K. Recent successes include:
In addition to expanding its partnership base in the U.K., Metrolight has taken steps to improve its logistic and support network in the U.K. Metrolight is also launching marketing efforts and a public relations outreach across the country.
“Business in the U.K. has more than doubled, a testament to both our strategic partners and our technology. Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Green Fund is one of our company’s principal investment organizations making the U.K. is an important place for us to build our business and deliver energy efficient lighting solutions,” said Eli Ringer, Vice President, Global Sales for Metrolight.
Metrolight offers electronic HID lighting solutions for the following applications:
For further information on Metrolight’s eHID lighting solutions and Smart Electronic Ballast visit www.metrolight.com.