Berlin – Gas lantern war! Lamp massacre! Blitzkrieg against Berlin street lights! Such headlines were triggered by the Senate’s resolution passed in 2007 to convert a large part of Berlin’s historic street lighting from gas-powered incandescent mantles to emitting light-emitting diodes (LEDs). At that time, people were seriously concerned about their quality of life because the electricity-guzzling lightbulb was about to leave German rooms.
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