Goodbye fluorescent bulb? Philips

Goodbye fluorescent bulb? Philips says yes.
Associated Press

In this photo provided by Philips on Thursday, April 11, 2013, Rifat Hikmet, a scientist at Philips’ research laboratories in Eindhoven, Netherlands, is photographed holding a prototype of a new tube LED light developed by the company that is capable of generating 200 lumens of white light per watt. Royal Philips NV is set to unveil a new light Thursday that it claims will replace the fluorescent tube lamps that are common in many offices around the world. In an interview with The Associated Press ahead of the unveiling of the new lamp Thursday, Rene van Schooten, a top executive at the company, said the lamp will save energy and money as well as cut pollution.(AP Photo/Philips, HO

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