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Highlights

  • How to Choose the Right Adapter for Mobile Phones.
  • Chennai Capable of Creating 1.380 GW Solar Power: Study. 
  • 24 Degree as Default AC Temperature: Centre's Proposal to Save Energy  
  • Consumer Focus - Consumer Grievance Redressal Forum Case (CGRF)
  • ECC Voice - Details on New Electricity Service Connection  (Tamil).

Plus Publications/Cases:
Scaling Rooftop Solar: Powering India's Renewable Energy Transition with Household's and DISCOMs, June 2018.

Electricity Consumer Cells (ECCs) and Electricity Consumer Network (ECN)

Consumer Protection

Highlights

  • Note on BEE Star Rating for LED Lights.
  • Tamil Nadu taps record wind energy for 2017-18, leads clean energy chart. 
  • India’s government has postponed its electric vehicle replacement plan to next year.
  • Consumer Focus - Consumer Grievance Redressal Forum Case (CGRF)
  • ECC Voice - Electricity consumption of frequently used electrical products. (Tamil).

Plus Publications/Cases:
Status of Power System Transformation 2018, May 2018.

Electricity Consumer Cells (ECCs) and Electricity Consumer Network (ECN)

Energy Governance

The paper explores the changing ecology, political significance and cultural meaning of water in south India, and presents an account of the centrality of water resources to the organisation of a pre-colonial warrior state in which power and the control of resources were decentralised, and goes on to explore the conflicts and contradictions that emerged within this social system of water use under colonial rule. 

Environment and Climate Change

The proposed project development objective is to improve and sustain irrigation service delivery and productivity of irrigated agriculture with effective integrated water resources management in a river basin/sub-basin framework in Tamil Nadu.

Environment and Climate Change

Wetlands are areas covered with water permanently or seasonally. They are amongst the most productive ecosystems on the earth. Water is life, and wetlands are life support systems that ensure the functioning of the water cycle. Wetlands store water, reduce flooding, improve water quality, recharge aquifers, maintain shorelines, and prevent soil erosion.

Environment and Climate Change

At the request of Save Chennai Beaches Campaign, a fact-finding tour of the coast of Chennai between Light House and Thiruvanmiyur was conducted on September 29, 2012, to document instances of Coastal and riverine wetland Encroachments and land use conversion. Leading the fact-finding were T.K. Ramkumar, a lawyer, and environmentalist, familiar both with environmental laws and the environment and Kartik Shanker, a marine turtle specialist and faculty at the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.

Environment and Climate Change

Climate Adaptation through Sub-Basin Development Investment Program (the Program) aims to establish institutions and systems in the State of Tamil Nadu to help local communities adapt to climate change with an advance of integrated water resources management (IWRM) and knowledge base

Environment and Climate Change