GE To Stop Manufacturing CFLs By End Of 2016

In another example of LEDs growing dominance in the lighting industry, General Electric has announced that it is “breaking up” with CFL lamps, and that it will stop manufacturing and sales of spiral retrofit lamps in the U.S. by the end of this year.    According GE, CFLs and LEDs each accounted for about 15 percent of lamps sales last year.  The sales of LEDs are increasing and sales of CFLs are decreasing.