L-Prize; Bright Tomorrow Lighting Prizes

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 set "reach" performance goals for the industry.

Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy, the L Prize is the first government-sponsored technology competition designed to spur lighting manufacturers to develop high-quality, high-efficiency solid-state lighting products that set leading-edge performance benchmarks for industry.

60 Watt Competition

PAR38 Competition

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News & Events

L Prize Winner Completes 40,000 Hours of Testing

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DOE Suspends PAR38 Competition

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DOE Updates L Prize PAR38 Competition Requirements

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L Prize winner completes 25,000 hours of testing

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L Prize Update

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