SME Chamber participated during a conference by the Malta Sustainability Forum organised by APS Bank
17 November 2022
The discussion focused on the Voluntary Occupational Retirement Pension SME Chamber Vice President, Michael Galea,...
On the 17th of February, the European Parliament's Environment Committee and energy experts from all EU countries approved a proposal by the European Commission to gradually replace incandescent light bulbs.
Old fashioned and energy inefficient light bulbs will be phased out for a new generation of bulbs that consume 75% less energy. This means that the wasteful bulbs will disappear from shops between 2009 and 2012.
Traditional light bulbs are wasteful of energy with just 5% of the electricity going into the production of light and the other 95% producing heat. These bulbs are now considered a luxury, given the pressing issue of climate change and the EU's stated goal of a 20% cut in CO2 emissions by 2020.
Source: MEUSAC Environment Committee
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