Energy efficient light bulbs discussed in parliament

High energy bills? Stay cool! #SummerEnergySavings

Compare energy deals and switch supplier to cut your bills by £447* and a chance to win a Dyson Cool Tower Fan!

in partnership with Banner uswitch

Looking to switch your business energy supplier? Click here

* Between 1 Jul 2018 and 31 Dec 2018, at least 10% of people who switched energy supplier for both gas & electricity with uSwitch saved £447 or more.

The latest developments in energy efficient lighting have been discussed in the House of Commons.

Joan Ruddock, under-secretary of state for energy and climate change, claimed that the government recognised the important role energy-efficient lighting technologies, such as LED bulbs, could play in tackling climate change.

She added that her office was in contact with the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs about the potential of the new technology.

"We continue to work to stimulate development and take-up, and officials in the two departments have worked, and will continue to work, together on this issue," she said.

"That is why we have put some LED products on to our energy technology product list," she added.

Researchers at Cambridge University have just developed an LED light bulb which can last for up to 60 years.

The LEDS use a gallium nitride semiconductor to create the light and are smaller than a millimetre.

Click here to run an energy price comparison, and see if you could be paying less for your gas and electricity.

Cookies help us deliver our services. By using our services, you agree to our use of cookies. Learn more