In March we wrote about Cree breaking the $10 barrier in an A19 LED bulb. Now several other manufacturers are following suite.
The below table compares A19 LED bulbs. A19 bulbs are what most think of when they think of the Edison incandescent light bulb. The key to picking the best light bulb is to ensure it meets your needs for lumen output (the amount of light it produces), aesthetics (how it looks), and color temperature (color of light). All bulbs are LED Energy Star rated:
In March 2012 I read an article on Triple Pundit regarding Philips defending the L Prize winning LED bulb from an article written in the Washington Post criticizing the government for handing out 10 million dollars to a company for producing a $50 light bulb.