A Light-Bulb Idea Blinks On: Use LEDs In India’s Halls of Government
new light bulbs. The government suggests replacing all incandescent and fluorescent bulbs in its offices in the nation’s capital with light-emitting-diode, or LED bulbs, according to an advisory by the ministry. LEDs use less power, resulting in lower power bills as well as electricity savings. According to government estimates, “widespread use of efficient lighting devices, mainly LEDs” would help the country save 34.7 gigawatts of generating capacity, or roughly 13% of that capacity, the advisory said.