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Lighting Initiative Flickers to Life

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Science  07 Jun 2002:
Vol. 296, Issue 5574, pp. 1782
DOI: 10.1126/science.296.5574.1782a

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Researchers met in New Mexico last week to map out priorities for the proposed Next Generation Lighting Initiative embedded in a broader energy bill moving through Congress. The 10-year, $500 million project is designed to help the United States stay ahead of competitors in Japan, Europe, and Korea for global leadership in the $40 billion lighting industry.