|Schoolchildren in Africa reading their books using a solar powered LED lamp made by Goldenwell, a manufacturer of rechargeable lithium-iron batteries based in the Taiwanese city of Taichung. PHOTO: TAIWAN COUNCIL OF LABOUR AFFAIRS|
Key points on LEDs industry extracted from the article:
1. The ability for LED technology to be assembled with other electronic components to help improve lives
2. Taiwan generated NT$141.7 billion worth of LED products in year 2011 - becoming top producer and no. 3 in revenue.
3. Current world LED market was computed to be US$16.7 billion.
4. World LED market is expected to double to US$35 billion by 2014.
The Straits Times Article by Lee Seok Hwai