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 Most consumers tend to shy away from LEDs because they’re considerably more expensive compared to other bulbs in the market. However, new pricing on these bulbs might just change the whole game. Consumers who would like to start saving energy by switching to LED lightbulbs have long been put off by their price tags. But new moves by some major suppliers mean competition is starting to reduce that cost barrier. Cree on Wednesday is putting a $19.97 price tag on a new bulb sold through Home DepotHD +0.74%. It’s got the equivalent light output of a 100-watt incandescent bulb, a desirable brightness level for many home applications that has, until now, carried a high premium. The whole story at the Wall Street Journal Blog


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