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Sunday, December 30, 2012

75-watt bulb production ends Jan. 1, but the bulbs will be around for a while

I've got a story in The Telegraph today about the next step in the sl-o-o-o-ow phase-out of incandescent lightbulbs:

The long, slow departure of the incandescent light bulb takes another step Jan. 1, when most 75-watt incandescent bulbs can no longer be made – but the story of the bulb’s bigger sibling shows there’s no need for traditionalists to panic.

“We still have some 100-watt bulbs in the warehouse,” said John Majewski, assistant manager at Aubuchon Hardware in Nashua, speaking Wednesday , almost a year after production of 100-watt bulbs largely ended.

You can read the whole thing here.