GE Announces “Farewell” to CFL Bulbs by Year’s End

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GE Announces “Farewell” to CFL Bulbs by Year’s End

by Vikas Vij
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GE announced that it is ready to phase out the CFL bulb http://bit.ly/1OZdUbr via @Justmeans #Technology #green

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Compact fluorescent lights (CFL) were the first major energy-saving alternative to incandescent bulbs. However, in recent years, as the quality of LED lights improved and their prices dropped steadily, manufacturers and retailers began switching their efforts in that direction.

Now, GE has announced that it is ready to phase out the CFL. The company will stop producing and selling these bulbs in the U.S. by the end of the year.

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Vikas is a staff writer for the Sustainable Development news and editorial section on Justmeans. He is an MBA with 20 years of managerial and entrepreneurial experience and global travel. He is the author of "The Power of Money" (Scholars, 2003), a book that presents a revolutionary monetary economic theory on poverty alleviation in the developing world. Vikas is also the official writer for an international social project for developing nations "Decisions for Life" run in collaboration between the ILO, the University of Amsterdam and the Indian Institute of Management.

Keywords: Energy | Cause Global | Energy Efficiency | Environment | GE | Green Companies | Innovation & Technology | Justmeans | LED Lights | compact fluorescent lights (CFL)

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