Light bulb ban bill burns out in Congress

H.R. 2417, the Better Use of Light Bulbs Act (BULB), burnt out Tuesday as the U.S. House of Representatives failed to pass the measure despite fierce support from the GOP and conservatives. 

IKEA pulls the plug on incandescents

Many people are increasingly aware that the traditional incandescent light bulb is on life-support, and IKEA, it seems, has decided to pull the plug. 

Phillips touts 12 watt LED bulb as incandescent replacement

Phillips has introduced a 12 watt LED bulb that could eventually replace the ubiquitous 60 watt incandescent bulb.