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Solid-State Lighting Basics

Solid-state lighting (SSL) technology has the potential to reduce U.S. lighting energy usage by nearly one half and contribute significantly to our nation's climate change solutions. The U.S. Department of Energy acts as a catalyst to drive R&D breakthroughs in efficiency and performance, and to equip buyers to successfully apply SSL lighting.

  • Why SSL
  • LED Basics
  • Using LEDs
  • R&D Challenges
  • Market Challenges
  • Standards

Solid-State Lighting Basics Index