Tag: LED

  • India can save more than 50 per cent electricity usage through LEDs

    India can save more than 50 per cent electricity usage through LEDs

    By Vishu Mishra, As per the United States Department of Energy (US-DOE), lighting causes 5-6 per cent of the overall Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions globally. Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs) can greatly help in mitigating the adverse effects of GHG emissions. They consume 80-85 per cent less electricity than conventional lighting sources and have much higher…

  • Government should wake up to scourge of illegal LEDs

    Government should wake up to scourge of illegal LEDs

    By Amit Kapoor and Chirag Yadav, The Indian LED lighting industry is going through a boom phase. According to some estimates, the market has grown at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 17.5 per cent between 2009 and 2016 and is now worth around $3.7 billion (with LEDs at around 40 per cent of…