Title: TOWARDS STRATEGIC PLAN FOR LIGHTS REPLACEMENT IN RESIDENTIAL SECTOR OF LIBYA

Year of Publication: 2013
Page Numbers: 138-143
Authors: Omar Mrehel, Alhasan Alkhazmi, Alhousein Alkhazmi
Conference Name: The International Conference on Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Clean Energy and Green Computing (EEECEGC2013)
- United Arab Emirates

Abstract:


This study focuses on the strategic plan proposed to get rid of incandescent bulbs in residential sector of Libya and replace them with another types of economic bulbs such as CFL lamps, and LED lamps. The strategy was divided into two main stages. Getting rid of the incandescent lamps of type of 100W as a first stage, followed by elimination of 60W incandescent lamps for the second stage. Two types of energy saving bulbs were used in each stage, for the first stage a 20W of LED bulbs type and 22 W of CFL bulbs type were used to replace the incandescent lamps, while a 12W bulbs LED type and 15W of CFL bulbs type were chosen to replace the incandescent lamps for the second stage. The economic and environmental benefits resulting from the application of this strategy was analyzed and presented in this paper, the results show that three years are enough for the implementation of this strategy to compensate the overall cost of the project.