The lighting industry organization challenge new standard incandescent light bulb failed in California
according to U. S. media reports, the national electrical manufacturers association and the American lighting association has abandoned the challenge to California new bulb efficiency standards.
electrical manufacturers' association, said on Wednesday that would undo actions, in order to focus on the New York federal court about trump government across the country to cancel the legitimacy of the new bulb efficiency standard of another case.
in November 2019, 16 states, including California and New York, the latest standards of the government to withdraw, filed a lawsuit in California energy commission decided to adopt the first federal legislation, then the two industry groups to apply for a temporary injunction, want to temporarily stop the California energy commission ( CEC) From November through bulbs minimum new standards of energy efficiency.
however, the judge rejected the petition on December 31. U. S. district court judge Kimberly Mueller said in a ruling on December 31, and federal laws allow California's tougher standards, and congress has approved the state's 'history of leadership in energy saving regulations'.
the lighting efficiency standards derived from the former U. S. President George w. bush ( 乔治•布什(George W。 布什) Signed in 2007, 'gradually implement new standard bulb' bill, then expanded during the Obama administration. This regulation is not actually banned incandescent light bulb, but after January 1, 2020 to the incandescent light bulb must be reached the standard of 45 lumens per watt, its efficiency is three times of the original old incandescent lamp.
in September last year, the U. S. department of energy (doe) to overthrow the full using the rules of the new type of light bulb 2020 years ago. Their one idea is that over time, even without the new standard adopts the high cost of LED lights, the use of incandescent bulbs continues to decline.