A compact fluorescent lamp (CFL)

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will provide $40 million for "National Compact Fluorescent Lamps (CFLs) Project." In a written reply to the National Assembly, Finance Minister Hafeez Sheikh said the ADB was providing Pakistan a Multi-tranche Financing Facility for Energy Efficiency Investment Programme.

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Use of compact fluorescent lamp (CFL) bulbs in all households in Karnataka may be made mandatory as part of measures to reduce power consumption, state energy minister Shobha Karandlaje said on Monday.

"We have decided that use of CFL bulbs in households in the state should be made compulsory," she said at a function here to launch a campaign to save power.

The CFL bulbs consume 80 percent l

The government will receive more then $9 million from the World Bank through carbon trading under the efficient lighting initiative for distributing free compact fluorescent lamps across the country.

Infrastructure Development Company Ltd (IDCOL) has recently signed a deal with the World Bank and will monitor the fund as a representative of the Bangladesh government.

Earlier, the government

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Abraham Haim, professor of biology at Haifa University in Israel, said that the bluer light that compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) emitted, closely mimicked daylight.

Karnataka government has decided to introduce energy-efficient LED and CFL bulbs in offices and streets in seven city corporations, Urban Development Minister S Suresh Kumar said today.

LED and CFL bulbs, besides being consuming significantly less electricity, generally last five years compared to the conventional, incandescent ones whose life was around two years, the minister told reporters.I

The first phase of the free distribution of energy efficient compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) under 'Efficient Lighting Initiative for Bangladesh' programme has been completed in which more than 1

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According to the London Times, the Carbon Trust has awarded a

After 120 years of reliable service, it has been lights out from Tuesday for the traditional incandescent bulb in Europe.

A European Union ban on the traditional light bulb came into effect on Tuesday, despite strenuous opposition from a range of civil society groups. The ban is the EU