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  • Introducing the $60, 20-year light bulb ("Going Green" still "Going Ridiculous")

    04/22/2012 8:59:47 AM PDT · by tobyhill · 61 replies
    cbs ^ | 4/18/2012 | ap
    How much would you pay for an amazing, state-of-the-art light bulb? Shoppers will be asking themselves that very question at Home Depot and other outlets starting Sunday — Earth Day — when the bulb that won a $10 million government contest goes on sale. The bulb is the most energy-efficient yet, lasts about 20 years and is supposed to give off a pleasing, natural-looking light. But what separates it from the pack most is the price: $60. That price reflects the cost of the components, especially the top-notch chips, or diodes, that give off the light, and is the price...