LEDs Cut New York’s Christmas-Light Energy Needs by 35% Greentech Media, December 14, 2016 New York’s grid operator reported on Monday that holiday-light energy use has declined by about one-third from 2010, largely due to the switch to LEDs. This year, holiday lighting will add about 750 megawatts of load, down from about 1,150 megawatts in 2010. […]
US Holiday Lights Use More Electricity than El Salvador Does In a Year Center for Global Development, December 18, 2015. Image credit: Clint Mickel At this time of the year, sparkling trees and decorated lawns have taken over. A 2008 study from the US Energy Department’s Energy Information Administration (EIA) found that decorative seasonal lights accounted […]
The contest is open to all MPU customers. All lighting must consist strictly of LED lights. The entries will be divided into three categories based on the number of lights in a given display. In each category, entries will be judged on the basis of creativity, overall theme and the ability to attract attention.