28 Apr '14, 6am

Taiwan market: LEDs can save 45.9% of lighting power consumption, say analysts

Taiwan market: LEDs can save 45.9% of lighting power consumption, say analysts Julian Ho, Taipei; Adam Hwang, DIGITIMES [Monday 28 April 2014] The total electricity used in industrial, commercial, residential and public (including street lamps) lighting in Taiwan in 2013 has been estimated at 22 billion kWh, and if all lighting had used LEDs, the total power consumption could have been reduced by 45.9% to 11.9 billion kWh, equivalent to 24.3% of the 41.6 billion kWh generated by the three nuclear power plants in Taiwan in 2013, surveys by LEDinside and EnergyTrend, both under Taiwan-based TrendForce, have shown. While luminous efficiency of LED lamps has reached over 100lm/W, it is impossible for LED lighting to completely replace other types of lighting in Taiwan in the near future, the reports said. In order to reduce the reliance on nuclear power generation, however, th...

Full article: http://www.digitimes.com/news/a20140427PD200.html

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