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A Brief Overview of LED Lighting

Anthony John DiPlacido is the managing director and chief executive of World Light Tech LLC in New York City. With more than 30 years of experience in the energy industry, Anthony John DiPlacido is working to decrease the world’s dependence on fossil fuels by expanding the use of LED lighting.Light-emitting diodes (LEDs) were invented in 1962 by engineers with General Electric and came into wide use in the 1970s in clock radios and other devices. LEDs are semiconductors, unlike traditional incandescent bulbs, which were first brought to market by Thomas Edison nearly 100 years ago, and the compact fluorescent lamps, which never quite caught on as the “next big thing” in lighting a decade or so ago. LEDs work off solid-state technology that is similar to a silicon computer chip.As a result, LED bulbs last longer, are more durable, and consume far less energy than traditional incandescent lighting. World Light Tech warranties its lighting products for a minimum of seven years, for example. Prices for LEDs have begun to drop as technology and manufacturing processes improve, and industry analysts predict even cheaper prices over the next decade. Taking into consideration the savings they provide in energy costs, LEDs truly represent, as stated by Wired Magazine, “the future of lighting.”

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Energex Ltd.

We Became one of the largest most successfull Brokerage Companies on the Trading Floor of the New York Mercantile Exchange. We covered the entire Energy Sector doing business for almost every top Institutional Company in the World.

Oct 2011Present

Senior Partner/Chief Operating Officer

World Light Tech LLC

International Contracts for Led Lighting in Process with Brasil, Mexico, Dominican Republic and Guatemala. National contracts with School Districts, Religious Entities Retail Stores and Industrial Warehouses and Facilities.



W.T. Clarke High School
Sep 1975Sep 1977

New York Institute of Technology