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What is it?

Solid State Lighting (SSL) lamps are arrays of individual Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs), which are replacements for incandescent and fluorescent lighting fixtures.

How does it work?

Much like the lights in your home, it is replacing a fluorescent light bulb with an LED bulb that draws less energy, and has a longer life span to reduce maintenance costs as well. 

What will it accomplish?

SSL improves energy efficiency, saves fuel at-sea, and saves shore power in-port. SSL also improves lamp lifespan while driving down maintenance and sparing costs.

Metric:

FUEL AVOIDANCE (Destroyers):  0.5%

FUEL AVOIDANCE (AMPHIB):  0.2%