The USA recently passed its energy bill for 2008. The new energy bill has a section where itâ€™s states that incandescent light bulbs will be banned for traditional use. The ban will begin in 2012 and, as planned, be fully in power by 2014.
The energy wasting light bulbs will be replaced with either CFLs or LEDs.
According to the US congress the incandescent light bulb ban will save around $40 billion and USA would need about 14 fewer coal-fired power plants, thus reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 50 million tons.
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