The AP reports:
Manufacturers and retailers across the country report sales that are surprisingly brisk even during an economic downturn. For example, light-bulb maker OSRAM Sylvania said it doubled its LED sales since last year to between 15 million and 20 million LED units.
LEDs, or light-emitting diodes, can be three times more expensive than traditional incandescent lights but they use 90 percent less energy, produce less heat and last longer.
Interestingly, the AP feels a need to “balance” this good news cleantech story about the actions of millions of sensible people by quoting one myopic doofus: