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Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Ban on sale and import of incandescent lightbulbs in Qatar takes effect


A ban on the import and sale of tungsten lightbulbs in Qatar goes into effect today and will initially apply to 75 and 100 watt bulbs, Qatar General Electricity & Qatar Corp. (Kahramaa) said.

In a statement, the utilities provider said that tungsten (incandescent) bulbs use much more power than energy-saving LED ones, as well as give off more heat.

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