The FMCG arm of Wipro Ltd, Wipro Consumer Care and Lighting, has launched 5.5-W LED bulbs that can replace 40-W incandescent lamps. LED lights save energy up to 85% and have 5000 hours life compared to 1000 hours for an incandescent bulb.
Wipro is active in the commercial and the domestic lighting solutions segment with its CFL range. “We expect the sale of the energy efficient lighting solutions to go up,” Mr Sanjay Gupta, Vice-President, Domestic Lighting, Wipro Consumer Care and Lighting, has said in Bangalore.
Wipro Lighting manufactures and markets the Wipro Brand of compact fluorescent lamps, commercial & industrial luminaries and lamps.
The LED market in the country grew 36 per cent in 2010 while the Rs 8,000-10,000 crore lighting business itself grew 18 per cent.