On Earth Day, Philips will release a $50 LED bulb that is the most energy efficient LED bulb in the 60-watt equivalent category.
Philips' 60-watt equivalent LED bulb, expected in stores next year, wins the L Prize for the most energy-efficient and long-lasting lighting product.
Company's L Prize LED bulb, which will go on sale on Earth Day for $50 online and in stores, brings a big jump in efficiency, life, and light quality.
Phillips has just released its most energy efficient lightbulb to date: the Phillips L Prize LED bulb. While the bulb was designed to last upwards of three decades, it has generated some controversy because of its $60 price tag. CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports.
Company's latest EnduraLED is a 100-watt equivalent due in the fall that consumes 23 watts and is rated for more than 20 years of use.
LED light source maker Bridgelux expects to start making LED chips on silicon wafers in about two years, a technology transition meant to cut LED lighting costs.
A prototype bulb has an efficiency, as measured by lumens per watt, that is more than double commercial CFLs and LED bulbs available today.
The bulb will be available at stores in early December for between $40 and $50. Offering warm, even light, it appears a real contender for nudging out the beloved incandescent bulb.
The replacement looks similar in shape to the common 60-watt incandescent bulb but offers greater energy efficiency and endurance.
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