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History of Light

Edison's greatest contribution to the problem of electric light was in filament design. He tried more than 6,000 alternative filament materials over two years and spent $40,000 conducting more than 1,200 experiments.After testing substances from...

The Evolution of Lighting

Edison may have invented incandescent lighting, but the years since have been witness to an amazing series of improvements and new technologies, many of which were developed by the researchers at General Electric.

History of Nela Park

History of Nela Park

One of Nela's best known buildings is the Lighting & Electrical Institute, which receives thousands of customers and lighting professionals each year at its many conferences and training programs.   It began in 1879, when Edison invented...

Bill Lacey, President and CEO
, GE Lighting

Bill Lacey, President and CEO
, GE Lighting

Bill Lacey is the President and Chief Executive Officer of GE Lighting where he is leading the business’ transformation and growth in LED and smart home innovation.