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Keep the light on. Temporary “reprieve” for the light bulb. Don’t panic, it turns out that old-fashioned bulbs will still be sold in Norway for now, according to NRK. “The ban will only affect Norway in half a year at the earliest, when the regulation has been incorporated into the EEA agreement,” Jon Evang, communications advisor at the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy (Olje- og energidepartementet) tells them.

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Keep the light on

Published on Tuesday, 8th September, 2009 at 11:04 under the news category, by Michael Sandelson   .

Temporary “reprieve” for the light bulb.

Light bulb in shape of heart
Light bulb in shape of heart
Photo: Danylchenko Laroslav/Shutterstock Images


Don’t panic, it turns out that old-fashioned bulbs will still be sold in Norway for now, according to NRK.

“The ban will only affect Norway in half a year at the earliest, when the regulation has been incorporated into the EEA agreement,” Jon Evang, communications advisor at the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy (Olje- og energidepartementet) tells them.

Whilst he says that he can see why what they said last week to the Norwegian News Agency (NTB) could easily have been misinterpreted, others blame the authorities for being disorganised with their information.

Tip: The game of “pass the buck” is best played under a lamp with at least a 60W bulb in it.




Published on Tuesday, 8th September, 2009 at 11:04 under the news category, by Michael Sandelson   .

This post has the following tags: light, bulb, eea, agreement, reprieve, norway.





  
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