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1 The $ 230-billion Global Lighting Energy Bill ∗

@inproceedings{Mills20021T,
  title={1 The \$ 230-billion Global Lighting Energy Bill ∗},
  author={Evan Mills},
  year={2002}
}
This paper presents the first global estimate of lighting energy use, costs, and associated greenhouse-gas emissions. Based on a compilation of estimates for 41 countries representing approximately 63% of the world’s population, we develop a model for predicting lighting electricity use for other countries where data are lacking. The corresponding lighting-related electricity production for the year 1997 is 2016 TWh (21103 Petajoules), equal to the output of about 1000 electric power plants… 

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