Posts Tagged ‘energy’

While there’s no question that LED lamps use a fraction of the energy to produce the same amount of light compared with a standard incandescent bulb, several Bits readers have pointed out that that’s only half the story.

If the energy used to create and dispose of the LED lamp is more than that for a comparable standard bulb, then all of the proclaimed energy savings to produce light are for naught.

viaLEDs Are As Energy Efficient as Compact Fluorescents – Bits Blog –

New technologies for capturing sunlight and storing it as energy are being pursued by the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) to help soldiers on the ground and those operating unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs).

viaStoring Sunlight for Soldiers ( | Jul 2009 | News and Features).