Energy-saving light bulbs are supposed to gain popularity among homeowners who want to go green this year. Now it seems they could also be the next big thing for people who want to add visual impact to their homes in 2010.
Duracell this autumn has launched its More Power To Protect program, pledging more than 10 million hours of battery power to communities most susceptible to power outages because of strong fall storms.
Ohio utility FirstEnergy announced that it would postpone distribution of compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs) to customers of its Ohio utilities Ohio Edison, The Cleveland Electric Illuminating Company and Toledo Edison.
The U.S. Department of Energy's Bright Tomorrow Lighting Prize (L Prize) competition has been seeking to encourage the lighting industry to develop an LED replacement for the common 60-Watt incandescent light bulb.
As the daylight hours become shorter this fall, Iowa's Interstate Power and Light (IPL) and MidAmerican Energy Company are helping residential electric customers make the switch to energy-efficient lighting.