Area Lighting: LED vs. Traditional Lighting Comparison

Area Lighting: LED vs. Traditional Lighting Comparison

Case study assesses light-emitting diode (LED) efficiency at University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast.

In 2009, Southern Company and Mississippi Power worked with the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) to launch an investigation into the use of LED technology for area lighting. The goal of the project, called the LED Street and Area Lighting Demonstration, was to discover a better street lighting fixture — one that not only meets the outdoor lighting requirements of consumers, but also uses less electricity. This case study discusses the results of Southern Company’s and Mississipp

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