By placing the risk and investment on the side of the private ESCo, this model has been chosen by municipalities for public tenders aimed at replacing traditional street lighting with LED technology (…)” – Miguel Allen Lima.
The new shareholder structure marks the beginning of a new cycle in ARQUILED’s strategy, focused on strengthening its commitment to technological innovation in order to fast-track domestic and international expansion.
Since LED is a semiconductor, does Moore’s Law also apply to LED lighting industry? Miguel Allen Lima’s dives in.
Miguel Allen Lima’s account of how ARQUILED came to locate in Mora and the challenges and rewards of portuguese interiority reading like a belated love letter.
According to Miguel Allen Lima, it leaves you with appetite for more – “it will suffice to achieve the immediate goal, but fewer platitudes and more ambition would allow us to move faster in the necessary decarbonization of the economy”.
ARQUILED and Stattus4 present an Artificial Intelligence system to reduce water wastage in the public water supply distribution network
With the partnership established with Stattus4, ARQUILED “adds a new action vector” in the field of critical resource management.
Interviewed by the newspaper Jornal de Negócios, Miguel Allen Lima says that the 10% reduction in energy consumption proposed by the EU is achievable without cuts in street lighting. Know how.
Despite facing a severe drought, Portugal continues to waste huge amounts of water. All savings measures are good, but adopting technological solutions that allow the public supply network to be effectively monitored would be decisive – by Miguel Allen Lima.
It’s urgent to prevent the energy savings associated with the transition to LED from being offset by unnecessary new lighting that only increases lighting pollution. Read the new article by Miguel Allen Lima.
BestStartup.eu has once again listed ARQUILED in its rankings of the best companies and startups in the European market, this time specifically in the lighting sector.
Miguel Allen Lima, CEO of ARQUILED, shows how importante it is to create strategies and tools to prevent the next pandemic and presents the products that the company has recently created and that can be very useful for this purpose.
When energy costs are, once again, putting pressure on municipal finances, Miguel Allen Lima explains in his latest article how to switch to smart LED street lighting at zero cost and put an end to the financial stranglehold of energy costs.
In an interview with RHmagazine, a human resources media focused on trends and innovation in this sector, ARQUILED’s CEO explains the pioneering aspects of the company’s project and culture.
In an opinion article published by Diário de Notícias, the CEO of ARQUILED argues that municipalities should be able to sell the carbon credits resulting from the implementaion of measures such as transitioning street lighting to LED technology.
Smart street lighting projects developed in the Portuguese market make up for the difficulties caused by the lack of raw materials and by the currency devaluation in the company’s export destinations.
The latest edition of the magazine presents an Arquiled “recognized” for its “sustainable and energy-efficient” solutions for smart LED street lighting, but above all reveals the soul of the company.
BestStartupEU includes Arquiled in its list of the 101 best national manufacturers and startups, along with other prominent brands with “outstanding performance”.
The replacement of the previous street lighting was implemented within the framework of an energy efficiency plan implemented by a Public-Private Partnership (PPP) led by EDP Brasil and Enerfocus.
How humanity was “caught off guard” by the new Coronavirus, but the human genius responded with a “silver bullet” in record time and is now preparing an “invisible light” to actively protect us against viruses and bacteria – Miguel Allen Lima’s opinion piece published by Diário de Notícias e La República newspapers.
In an article originally published in IntelCities magazine, we showed how municipalities will be the main actors in the transition to a circular economy and how Arquiled’s Open Smart City architecture can help them pave the way to a more sustainable future.
The project, to be developed under COVID-19 Incentive System, estimates the population density in spaces based on the number of electronic devices and identifies movement flows and patterns facilitating, making easier the management of spaces beyond the context of the current pandemic.
Street Lighting and Internet of Things (IoT): moving towards a sustainable future through an open Smart City architecture
In the article we wrote for the latest issue of IntelCities – the magazine specialized in sustainable development and smart cities – we highlight the possibilities of the “perfect synergy” between Street Lighting and IoT on the path to a sustainable future.
Arquiled partners with Enel X Brazil in the digital transformation project of the electric grid in Vila Olímpia
Urban Futurability project has an budget of around 20 million Euros and should be completed by the end of 2021. Arquiled will supply LED luminaires equipped with a remote management system.
The new product of the ECCOS management and remote management line is a street lighting control system specific for shared power grids and is made already available in Latin American countries.
In a opinion piece published by portuguese newspaper público, Arquiled CEO Miguel Allen Lima reveals the factors that helped the company successfull transition to remote work during the COVID-19 outbreak and says we’re heading for a “hybrid” work model combining face-to-face with a more comprehensive remote work panorama.
COVID-19 disease Contingency Plan favors remote work in all functions possible and rewards workers who ensured production at the factory during the State of Emergency.
The initial goal is to close deals with a limited set of cities and develop projects to “showcase” the company and its street lighting technology. But the medium-term stategy is more ambitious.
Developed to light up regions of the globe where street lighting is absent or deficient, LLESA uses the sun as exclusive source of energy and incorporates a smart management system to optimize the capture of the solar energy and control the luminous flux.
Technical scientific cooperation protocols aim to share knowledge and promote joint research projects in the area of smart cities, urban sustainability and smart street lighting.
The company’s goal for 2020 is to be able to “close a deal with at least 3 or four cities” in that country.
In an interview to the “Negócios e Empresas” a TSF Radio program, Miguel Allen Lima states that in the next two years Brazil should represent around 10% of the company’s revenues.
Technology company in the area of energy solutions takes the exclusive representation of Arquiled’s products and solutions in Brazil, a market with a huge growth potential.
In it’s latest op-ed featured in La República (Colombia), Miguel Allen Lima, CEO of Arquiled, decodes the technology of long-range and low-power wireless networks and why it will decisively drive the Internet of things.
“Antena 1” Radio features the new smart Street Light system of Tomar municipality in the program “Portugal em Direto”
Arquiled’s CEO Miguel Allen Lima and Anabela Freitas, mayor of Tomar, explain the technology involved, the innovative nature of the project and the benefits both to citizens and the municipality.
EDP achieved the best score in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) and Arquiled was cited by the company as one of three partners that “helped” it achieve the result.
The importance of Portugal-Colombia economic relations led AICEP (the Portuguese Agency for Investment and Foreign Trade) to create an Economic Council with the purpose of facilitating the internationalization of Portuguese companies in that country. Arquiled was invited to join the forum.
SAPO TEK highlights Arquiled and the company’s project in Tomar county in a background article on Smart Cities
SAPO TEK presents ARQUILED as reference in smart citties development and highlights the project currently being implemented in Tomar county as an example of the future that has already here.
“In the next 5 to 10 years most of the country will have smart luminaires” – Miguel Allen Lima to the RTP 3 TV Channel
Arquiled’s CEO announces a revolution in cities management driven by the Internet of Things and highlights Arquiled’s work in this area pointing the municipality of Tomar as a forerunner to the movement in Portugal.
The company adds ISO 14001 environmental certification to previously obtained ISO 9001 Quality Management and ISO 50001 Energy Management Systems.
Arquiled, through its affiliate Bright Science, is the latest member of LoRa Alliance®, the international organization committed to the development of radio frequency technologies through the LoRaWAN® protocol to promote efficient IoT connectivity.
The pioneering project of Smart Street Lighting, with centralized management with IoT platform and Artificial Intelligence, will comprise about 14 thousand new luminaires connected via LoRa communications.
The company, the culture, the vision that moves us, the projects, products, solutions and partners – all this is highlighted in the “Pontos de Vista” magazine.
In this partnership, Arquiled has developed a LoRa communications module to control intelligent luminaires associated with the ECCOS CITY remote management system.
Miguel Allen Lima’s latest opinion article, published by the Colombian newspaper “La República”, entitled “A Holistic View of Smart Cities”.
BRIGHT SCIENCE is the latest achievement from the ARQUILED group, an engineering company for new products and technologies applied to the cluster of intelligent lighting solutions.
O “La República” publica artigo de opinião de Miguel Allen Lima sobre segurança e iluminação pública
No “La República”, jornal colombiano, Miguel Lima aborda a relação entre iluminação pública e segurança e afirma que “a Colômbia tem ainda um caminho importante a percorrer”.
O “Portafolio”, diário colombiano líder em economia e negócios, destacou esta terça-feira a aposta da Arquiled na Colômbia e aprofundou o modo como a empresa pretende “entrar no Mundo” através deste país.
A ARQUILED aposta agora nos mercados internacionais com a abertura de um escritório na Colômbia. Vai estar presente no 1º Congresso Internacional de Iluminação Pública (Bogotá) e no ExpoCamacol (Medellín).
A história e a “redefinição da estratégia” operada na Arquiled são destaque nas páginas da Forbes.
A tecnologia de Iluminação Pública Arquiled foi o destaque do último “Futuro Hoje”, na sequência da visita que Lourenço Medeiros fez à nossa fábrica em Mora e ao Paredão de Cascais.
António Raminhos na sua tarefa “Missão: 100% Português” foi conhecer a fábrica da Arquiled e ver como se faz iluminação LED em Portugal. E ainda fez uma descoberta surpreendente.
Miguel Allen Lima, CEO da Arquiled, ao Jornal Económico, fala sobre a expansão da empresa a partir da Colômbia para mercados como o Peru, Chile e Brasil.
Conheça os casos de sucesso de implementação da tecnologia LED na iluminação pública de municípios portugueses.