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The Market for Horticultural Lighting

  • Session Number:T1 S3 P1
Wednesday, March 01, 2017: 3:30 PM - 4:00 PM


Philip Smallwood
Director of LED & Lighting Research
Strategies Unlimited
United States


This presentation will give an overview of the explosive new market potential for LEDs - horticultural lighting. It will include definitions and background information on traditional grow light sources compared to LEDs and what they both can offer. It will go deeper into the main horticulture segments of fruits and vegetables, ornamental flowers, and legal cannabis.

The report looks at the square footage and dollars per square foot of greenhouses and indoor vertical farms lit by artificial light (LED, traditional, and hybrid solutions) by major region (North America, Western Europe, Rest of the World).