Electricity Consumer Cell Cuddalore conducted outreach meetings at Sairam ITI, Shreemushnam on January 29th, 2019. The purpose of the meeting was to promote the ECC and create awareness among consumers. The outreach meeting was organized by Mr.M. Selvaraj, Chairman, Federation of Consumer Organisations of Tamil Nadu and Pondicherry (FEDCOT), and Mr.Ambikapathi, ECC Coordinator.

Mr.G.N.Bharath Ram, Researcher, CAG, explained the objectives, functions, and role of the ECCs. ECC Cuddalore gives free advisory services on the electricity-related issues and educates consumers on renewable energy and energy efficiency through the outreach meetings and capacity building programmes.

 

Mr.Jeyakumar, CAG, presented on the types of renewable energy and explained the advantages of solar energy. He further explained the process of rooftop solar installation and the advantages of having net metering facility. He described in detail about energy conservation and energy saving at the household levels; such as shifting to LED bulbs, LED tube lights from normal bulbs and tube lights, placement of home appliances.  

Mr.Selvaraj, Chairman, FEDCOT, concluded the session with the vote of thanks.