Competition Overview

Competition Requirements

Competition Requirements

The L Prize competition requirements include technical specifications to ensure compliance with the general requirements outlined in the 2007 energy legislation, with additional details specified for quality, performance, and mass manufacturing. L Prize Notice in Federal Register 60W Incandescent Replacement LampMore than 90 lm/WLess than 10 wattsMore than 900 lumensMore than 25,000 hour lifeMore than …

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60W Replacement Competition

60W Replacement Competition

In September 2009, the L Prize competition received its first entry, a 60-watt replacement product from Philips Electronics. The product is currently being tested in a rigorous evaluation process that includes performance, lifetime, and stress testing conducted by independent laboratories, and field assessments conducted in collaboration with L Prize partners. A Technical Review Committee has …

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Transforming the Lighting Landscape

Transforming the Lighting Landscape

The L Prize competition will substantially accelerate America’s shift from inefficient, dated lighting products to innovative, high-performance products. Just as Thomas Edison transformed illumination over a century ago, the L Prize will drive innovation and market adoption. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy, the L Prize is the first government-sponsored technology competition designed to …

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