Solid-State-Lighting: today and tomorrow

TIR presentation to the Energy Technologies for Sustainable Building Workshop
Lighting is long overdue for a transformation – it is one of the last major industries that uses primarily a 19th Century technology. 20% of the world’s electricity is used for lighting In the most common bulb 90% of that energy is wasted as heat. By 2025, SSL is expected to reduce North American electricity consumption by 29%, leading to $128.6B in energy savings SSL Adoption will avoid construction of approximately 41 – GigaWatt power plants Reduced energy usage would lower carbon emissions by 50%
Ref: TIR ppt