In this issue, we shall explore the various mitigation measures available to reduce the impact of coal-fired power plants on aquatic and marine ecosystems
- Ceiling fans: Selection Criteria and Energy Efficiencies (Part 2)
- New solar policy in the works in Tamil Nadu.
- Maharashtra ready to unveil energy calculator.
- Consumer Focus - Consumer Grievance Redressal Forum Case (CGRF)
- By 2023 LED Lighting Market is Expected to Reach $70 Billion.
- ECC Voice - Precautions to prevent accidents during the rainy season (Do's and Dont's) (Tamil) (Part 2).
1. Ceiling fans: Selection criteria and energy efficiencies
2. Secret of Tamil Nadu’s energy: Wind and Water
3. EESL’s big challenge: Make cheaper, evolved electric vehicles
4. Consumer Focus - Consumer Grievance Redressal Forum Case (CGRF)
5. ECC Voice - Precautions to prevent accidents during the rainy season (Do's and Dont's) (Tamil)
Citizen consumer and civic Action Group initiated a brief campaign called “Waste to Food '' in Arikamedu, Chennai. The main objective of the campaign is to educate consumers on sustainable consumption, waste management and collective use of compost from common composting units for kitchen gardens, and thus instill the practice of sharing of resources that will contribute to a healthy environment.
Bring about behavioral change among the targeted consumers on consumption habits and waste management, and educate them on the concept of sharing, which will contribute to a healthy environment.
Aware consumers – on sustainable consumption and importance of sharing
Train the community – on waste management in households and composting wet-waste without going to landfills, which will go a long way in protecting the environment
Educate consumers – on collective use of compost from common composting units, for kitchen gardens, to produce organic food
Consumer Update, a bi-monthly e-newsletter, is aimed at educating and informing consumers on consumer issues and related happenings, including CAG's activities.
Citizen consumer and civic Action Group (CAG) organized a State level Electricity Consumer Cell (ECC) meeting on March 21, 2018, at Raj Park, Chennai. The objective of the meeting was to discuss the progress of the ECCs and to understand the various challenges faced by the ECCs. The meeting focused on the progress of the Electricity Consumer Cells of Tiruvallur, Cuddalore, and Tirunelveli from December 2016 - February 2018.
CAG organized a State level Electricity Consumer Cell (ECC) meeting on June 28, 2018 at Raj Park, Chennai. The objective of the meeting was to discuss about the progress of the ECCs and to address challenges faced by the ECCs. The meeting focused the progress made by ECCs of Tiruvallur, Cuddalore, and Tirunelveli from December 2016 - June 2018 .
Mr. Vishnu Mohan Rao, Senior Researcher from CAG made a presentation on the aims, objectives, and functions ECCs.
Electricity Consumer Cell (ECC) - Cuddalore, organized a capacity building programme on “Energy Governance” on May 29, 2018, at Chidambaram Traders Association Hall, Cuddalore district. The purpose of the programme was to build consumer awareness of energy conservation, energy-efficient devices, and renewable energy concepts at the household level. Members of traders’ association participated in the programme.
Electricity Consumer Cell (ECC) - Tiruvallur, organized a Capacity Building Programme titled “Energy Governance” on May 22, 2018, at Praneer Hall, Pattabiram village, Tiruvallur District. The programme was attended by various Self Help Group women members from Pattabiram village.
The Electricity Consumer Cell (ECC), Tirunelveli, organized a capacity building programme on “Energy Governance” on May 30, 2018, at Cheranmahadevi, Tirunelveli District. The programme aimed to raise consumer awareness on energy governance, Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) energy star label, and suggest practical and simple actions to save energy in day-to-day life. The participants included electricity consumers, electricity experts, CSOs, and renewable energy consultants. Mr.