ICL bulbs (incandescent lamps) replaced by CFLs (compact fluorescent lamps) nation-wide during a period of 2010 to 2012. Comprised two pilot stages between: 2009-2010 and from 2011-2012.
LEDs were distributed for free, earnning Mexico an entry into the Guinness Book of Records.
or more exchange centers were put to service, where people could trade in up to four incandescent bulbs for four white-light energy saving lamps manufactured by Philips, the supplier that won the tender.
Number of families in Mexico, that are expected to save money on their electricity bills as a result of the program.
Estimated annual savings in electricity, more than double the electricity consumption of the State of Campeche in 2011.
estimated annual reduction in CO2 emissions – equivalent to 36% of the carbon dioxide emitted every year by all the cars in Mexico City - and reduction in oil consumption by 7.44 million barrels a year – equivalent to all the crude refined in Mexico over a period of six days.