27 Apr '13, 12pm

The LED Gold Rush: Filed under: Energy News

The LED Gold Rush: Filed under: Energy News

Last week, a prominent display of $10 LED light bulbs from Cree, Inc. (NASD:CREE ) arrested my attention as I entered a home improvement store. These were officially launched in March , and are similar to a 40 watt-equivalent bulb I bought in 2009. I still have that bulb, which I use for outdoor lighting, because Compact Fluorescent Lights (CFLs ) take too long to warm up in the winter. It’s still going strong. The only problem: it cost $50, and used as much energy as a CFL for the same amount of light. Four years later, we have a five-fold drop in price, and the energy use is better as well: these are 6 watt bulbs (with similar light output,) while my old one was an 8-watt bulb. Cree also has a $13, 60-watt equivalent bulb. Cree is not alone in improving the efficiency, light output, and price of LEDs to challenge fluorescents. On Friday, Koninklijke Philips Electronics (...

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