There will be a different light in every house in the New Year!
Under a central government scheme, every house will get compact fluorescent lamps (CFL) at a subsidized rate.
Power Minister Aleixo Sequeira said the Bureau of Energy Efficiency, New Delhi, has extended the Bachat Lamp Yojana Scheme to Goa.

A survey has been carried out in a cluster of four villages in Amaniganj Block of Faizabad District of Eastern Uttar Pradesh in India. The survey is based on primary and secondary data collected from household and village level questionnaires.

An OSRAM Opto Semiconductors` study on the life-cycle assessment (LCA) of LED lamps shows the latest generation of lamps achieves a very high score for environmental friendliness. This study involved a close look at their entire life-cycle

After successful implementation of the compact fluorescent lamps scheme to save electricity, the Delhi Government is finding it difficult to find an agency for the disposal of the CFL lamps.

The Environment Department of Delhi Government has written to civic bodies-New Delhi Municipal Council and Municipal Corporation of Delhi to make arrangement for disposal of CFL lamps immediately.

The ubiquitous but highly inefficient 60-watt light bulb badly needs a makeover. And it could be worth millions in government prize money

The Government of Bangladesh yesterday signed a credit agreement worth US$ 130 million with the International Development Association (IDA), the World Bank's concessionary arm to help to increase access to electricity through installation of affordable Solar Home Systems in rural areas.

Tiny indicator bulbs evolve into energy-saving lightings They have been around for over 50 years. First in colour

Chief Minister Digambar Kamat has said the state government has mooted a proposal to the Union Environment Minister to make Goa a CFL (Compact Fluroscent Lamp) state on the lines of Delhi.

Jagraon: In what smacks of a scam, CFLs being distributed in Himachal Pradesh free of cost have surfaced in Punjab with a price tag. Some traders have procured the lamps and are selling these in the rural areas of Punjab and that too with the so-called subsidy of the PSEB.

The ever-increasing demand for power and its low generation calls for the use of energy saving devices. It is a good sign that India too is fast waking up to the need for use of energy-efficient lighting.