Let there be light 🙌

Revolutionizing optical design tech 💡 Reducing energy waste ⚡️

Danny Kennedy
May 2, 2018 · 3 min read

Did you know that commercial and residential lighting consumes around 7% of the total U.S. electricity consumption?

273 billion kilowatt hours…

Just to keep the lights on! 💡

In the U.S. alone, festive lighting for the holiday season 🤶☃️🎅 uses more energy than El Salvador, Ethiopia, Tanzania or Nepal does for an entire year!

So how can we see the light and reduce our energy consumption?

Well, the California Clean Energy Fund has our money on Glint Photonics.

Glint Photonics is a pioneering Californian startup with new technologies that will improve the quality and performance of indoor lighting.

Glint Photonics have developed new “solid-state lighting” technology that provides “unprecedented precision and configurability in light output.”

Essentially, placing light precisely where it is needed in order to minimize light waste.

A.K.A. Better lighting. Less juice. 🌈⚡️✅

Glint’s solid state lighting products can improve the utilization of light, minimize light waste, reduce energy waste and save money.

Win win (win win).

Glint are also developing concentrator daylighting technology.


This technology captures, concentrates and redirects solar light into buildings, reducing the need for artificial light.

Concentrating and transmitting natural light indoors can illuminate windowless interior areas of large buildings, without artificial light.

Glint Photonic’s concentrator daylighting technology provides full-spectrum natural visible sunlight, without the heat from infrared radiation.

Glint Photonics’ innovative ideas are finding the light with help from the California Clean Energy Fund. We are proud to support the next wave of clean tech entrepreneurs riding high on renewable energy innovation.


Shine on!

New Energy Nexus is an international organization that supports clean energy entrepreneurs with funds, accelerators, and networks

Danny Kennedy

Written by

Upstart supporter; Sungevity, Powerhouse, Mosaic, Sunergise, Powerhive; VoteSolar, Power 4 All, SolarPhilippines; CEO, New Energy Nexus and MD, CalCEF

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