16 May '11, 4pm

Philips Ups the Power in its Household Bulb: Last year, Philips Lighting unfurled a 12 watt LED bulb at LightF...

Last year, Philips Lighting unfurled a 12 watt LED bulb at LightFair that provided the same amount of light as a 60 watt incandescent. This year the company upped it to a 75 watt equivalent. The new EnduraLED A21 consumes 18 watts of power and last 25,000 plus hours. It will sell for $40 to $45 when it hits store shelves later this year. LED bulbs save between $10 and $20 a year so the bulb will pay for itself in a few years. Philips estimates that 90 million 75 watt-ers are out there in the world. Swapping them out would save $630 million and cut energy demand by more than 5.2 gigawatts. While that's impressive, the new EnduraLED comes to market amid increasing competition . Switch, a startup out of Silicon Valley, will have a 75 watt equivalent for $25 in the fourth quarter. Switch lowers the price by filling the bulb with liquid to dissipate heat, much in the same way c...

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Philips Brightens Its LED Lineup

green.blogs.nytimes.com 16 May '11, 12pm

LED lamps are expected to revolutionize the lighting industry because of their sharply reduced power consumption and their...

Philips Brightens Its LED Lineup

green.blogs.nytimes.com 16 May '11, 12pm

LED lamps are expected to revolutionize the lighting industry because of their sharply reduced power consumption and their...

Green: Philips Brightens Its LED Lineup

green.blogs.nytimes.com 16 May '11, 12pm

LED lamps are expected to revolutionize the lighting industry because of their sharply reduced power consumption and their...

Green: Philips Brightens Its LED Lineup

green.blogs.nytimes.com 16 May '11, 12pm

LED lamps are expected to revolutionize the lighting industry because of their sharply reduced power consumption and their...

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cleantechnica.com 18 May '11, 8pm

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greentechmedia.com 11 May '11, 12am

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greentechmedia.com 16 May '11, 2pm

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