LEDs in the news

Released: 30-Oct-2011

LED to deliver significant energy reductions

More energy-efficient light-emitting diodes are rapidly becoming the preferred lighting solution worldwide. In this article, researchers at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, N.Y., estimate that replacing incandescent lights with LEDs could save $1.83 trillion in energy costs globally over the next decade and eliminate the need for 280 1,000-megawatt power plants.

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Universities are building a brighter community

The LED University™ program is an international community of universities working to accelerate the adoption of energy-efficient LEDs. Goals include:

  • Increase energy savings
  • Protect the environment
  • Reduce maintenance costs
  • Provide a better quality of light for improved visibility and safety

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