CAG, in association with ECC Tiruvallur, organised a puppet show on Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy for school children at Sathyasai B.Ed. College Auditorium, Chennai, on 28 June 2019. The puppet show was staged by Kalaiarapperavai Kalaivanan Kuzhu on the topics - importance of energy efficiency, energy conservation, and renewable energy, in Tamil.
The puppet show aimed to educate electricity consumers on the various energy efficiency, conservation, electrical safety, and renewable energy tips at the household level. The show showcased the need for consumers to buy Indian Standard Institute (ISI) certified electrical wires for the houses. In addition, the need to buy Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) star rated energy-efficient appliances such as television, refrigerator, washing machine, air conditioner (AC), etc. were highlighted. Further, various tips to conserve energy such as switching off the plug points to avoid consumption of power in standby mode, unplugging of the mobile charger from the socket when not in use were showcased through the puppet show. The puppet show also outlined the benefits of solar energy, the process of installing a rooftop solar, and the importance of installing a net meter.