$10M Prize for Affordable Eco-Bulb Goes to ... $50 Bulb

US government funded contest for low-energy light bulb

By Matt Cantor,  Newser Staff

Posted Mar 9, 2012 12:24 PM CST

(Newser) – The US government's $10 million "L Prize" was supposed to go to a manufacturer that developed an affordable low-energy light bulb, but the Philips LED bulb that won—now available for purchase—will set you back $50. LED bulbs similar to the "...   Read full story »


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