Lighting prize announced

by Gene on Jun. 04th, 2008

The US Department of Energy has created a competition, called the L Prize, for designing new, high-efficiency lighting to replace the common light bulb. The competition will award up to $20 million in prizes.

Your Comments, Thoughts, Questions, Ideas

bert123's picture
bert123 says:

how come the department of energy cant think of their own idea on how to get a new light bulb? instead of paying for someone elses idea.
IBI Call it what you want IBI

posted on Fri, 06/06/2008 - 2:06pm
Gene's picture
Gene says:

The Dept. of Energy is a political office that sets and enforces policy. It is not a research lab. They do fund research labs and projects.

posted on Fri, 06/06/2008 - 4:28pm
Batsquid's picture
Batsquid says:

We should develop better energy models across the US

posted on Sat, 06/07/2008 - 5:04pm

Post new comment

The content of this field is kept private and will not be shown publicly.
  • Allowed HTML tags: <a> <h3> <h4> <em> <i> <strong> <b> <span> <ul> <ol> <li> <blockquote> <object> <embed> <param> <sub> <sup>
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.
  • You may embed videos from the following providers vimeo, youtube. Just add the video URL to your textarea in the place where you would like the video to appear, i.e. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pw0jmvdh.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Images can be added to this post.

More information about formatting options