e-Enviroment, Winner 2012
BijliBachao is the outcome of a need to learn and spread the importance of saving electricity to veryone who uses it. It is well known that in our country the supply of electricity doesn’t match with itsdemand.Coupled with this is the problem of CO2 emission and climate change associated with electricity generation.On the other hand rising electricity bills are becoming a matter of concern for many Indian households. Efficient use of electricity offers a win-win solution to both the issues. BijliBachao has been started with the vision of empowering consumers with useful information and tools to helpthem understand their electricity consumption and learn ways to reduce the same.Theidea essentially is to make energy efficiency ‘a cool product’. The website www.bijlibachao.in features more than 100 articles and 5 online software tools to help consumers understand their electricity bills,make the right decisions with regard to purchase and use of electricity consuming appliances and to know about variouselectricity efficient technologies available in the market.The initiative attempts to educate consumers about efficient ways of handling and using different electricity appliances. The website has covered almost all appliances including air conditioners,refrigerators, water heaters,fans, televisions, computers, lights, ovens, DVRs, pumps and many other items.