As of September 1 energy intensive and inefficient halogen lightbulbs will no longer be sold across the EU, the European Commission said on August 31.

As a result of these rules, European consumers will be able save on their household bills resulting on significant EU-wide energy savings – equivalent to the electricity consumption of Portugal over five years.

According to the Commission, the changes to the EU rules entering into force on September 1 relate to standard halogen bulbs, but ex...

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