Contest to Encourage Energy Saving

Published: 28th November 2014 11:52 AM  |   Last Updated: 28th November 2014 11:52 AM   |  A+A-

Bengaluru: In a bid to encourage energy efficiency practices in city households, Green Energy Foundation (GEF) has launched a competition with the support of Racold Thermo Ltd as part of its CSR initiative.

The initiative, an open challenge by GEF, is themed ‘Switch2Green, Save energy; Win cash prizes up to `3.5 lakh’.

According to Sharmila Oswal, president of Green Energy Foundation, under the initiative, housing societies, complexes comprising minimum of 100 flats are eligible to take part. GEF is planning to cover 10,000 - 12000 households in Bengaluru city through the initiative. Earlier Pune city saved 48,000 units of energy in 8,000 participating households in a similar initiative.

Participant Rules: To participate in the competition, housing societies/ flat owners must form an Energy Management Committee (EMC) under the leadership of its chairman. After the enrollment, an audit of the performance of the nominated housing society will be done through volunteers and evaluated by a jury panel. Winners will be decided based on the analysis of programmes and initiatives undertaken by the Energy Management Committees.

The first prize is a cash award of `2 lakh while second and third prize winners will get `1 lakh and `50,000 respectively. November 30 is the last date for registration.Contact 09886102219 or mail 


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