California becomes first US state to ban incandescent lightbulbs

Madeleine Cuff
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Incandescent bulbs are now effectively banned in California
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Incandescent bulbs are now effectively banned in California

State brings in new federal rules two years ahead of schedule in a move that could see California's businesses and consumers save $1bn every year on energy bills

California became the first US state to completely ban incandescent light bulbs on Monday, after new energy efficiency standards for lighting came into effect. The rules, which California is introducing...

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