Savings made with use of Compact Fluorescent Lamps (CFLs) even without the “Badilisha Bulb Campaign”

Ordinary Bulb (75W): CFL Bulb (15W)
Cost of bulb (KES) 40 300
No. Of units consumed/bulb in a year (assumed use of 4 hrs/day) (KWh) 109.50 21.90
Cost of bulb & electricity in a year (KES)* 1,503.50 584.70
Total savings per bulb in a year (KES) 918.80

*In a year the ordinary bulbs will have been replaced (1 Ordinary bulb lasts 1,000 hrs )

Examples of CFL bulbs

***Statistics obtained from
KPLC Demand Side Management (DSM)
Tel: 020 – 3201369/70
Email: dsm @ kplc.co.ke
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