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We’ve all heard about energy efficient appliances, and we may even have some at home.  Now California wants to bring the concept to TVs, and it expects to save $1 billion by doing so. TVs have gotten a lot bigger in the last few years, and the bigger sets use a lot more electricity.  LCD set makers  welcome California’s initiative, but plasma TV makers oppose it.  If California does set higher TV efficiency standards, makers likely will adopt it for the rest of the country soon.  So you may want to hold off until next year to buy that dream large-screen TV set. Your electric bills and the environment both should benefit.

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