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Latest Phase-out of incandescent light bulbs Stories

2009-10-15 10:38:00

VIENNA, Va., Oct. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Home Properties (NYSE: HME) is starting to make the conversion from old, outdated, incandescent light bulbs to energy-efficient, longer lasting compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs).

2009-10-08 09:41:00

PEORIA, Ill., Oct. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ameren Illinois Utilities (AmerenCIPS, AmerenCILCO, AmerenIP) small business customers can now purchase high-efficiency ENERGY STAR qualified CFL bulbs for as little as $1 a bulb through the new Small Business Online Store (ActOnEnergy.com).

2009-10-02 08:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Lemnis Lighting, Inc., the leader in LED lighting innovations, announced the consumer launch of the Pharox60 LED bulb available exclusively online at www.mypharox.com.

2009-09-29 13:00:00

WORCESTER, Mass., Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The traditional anniversary present for a decade may be aluminum, but on Friday, October 2nd, that gift will be updated to become the CFL light bulb.

2009-09-15 08:00:00

ALSIP, Ill., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Energy-saving, environmentally friendly Earthmate(R) compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) are now available at Best Buy stores throughout the Chicagoland area. CFLs use 75 percent less energy than standard incandescent bulbs and last up to 7 times longer.

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2009-08-27 06:15:00

Starting September 1, 100-watt incandescent bulbs will be banned from European shops, under a new system issued by the EU.

2009-08-22 09:21:17

Energy-inefficient conventional light bulbs are being hoarded by Germans, Austrians and Hungarians in advance of a European Union ban, analysts say. New EU rules banning incandescent bulbs will take effect next month as sales of the old-fashioned lights are falling at double-digit rates in most European countries.

2009-07-25 00:24:00

The General Electric Co. may close its last U.S. plant making incandescent light bulbs next year, the company said. A final decision will be made on the Winchester Lamp Plant in Virginia in 60 days, The Winchester (Va.) Star reported.

2009-05-09 14:01:53

The European Union is set to ban the sale of incandescent light bulbs, forcing consumers to buy more energy efficient alternatives, officials said. Taken off store shelves by September will be conventional 100 and 60 watt pearl bulbs, as well as frosted 25 watt and 40 watt bulbs, The Daily Telegraph reported Saturday. Shoppers will be forced to buy low energy compact fluorescent lamps or low energy halogen bulbs.


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