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Domestic Electricity LT Tariff Slabs and Rates for all states in India in 2014

By on February 11, 2019
Domestic Electricity LT Tariff Slabs and Rates for all states in India in 2014
As the electricity tariff rates keep changing every year, we at Bijli Bachao thought that it will be very useful for our readers to know about the latest tariff slabs and rates applicable for 2014. So we do our research for all the states in India regularly and publish a table that lists all the latest tariff slabs and rates applicable for LT (Low Tension) domestic customers in urban centers in India. As the tariffs change, we update them in the list. Please note that

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Know your Electricity meter- electromechanical, electronic (digital), smart and dual register meters

By on August 10, 2020
Know your Electricity meter- electromechanical, electronic (digital), smart and dual register meters
The expenses incurred on electricity consumption are one of those expenses which one has to bear on a regular basis. Every month you receive a bill of the electricity which you have consumed through different appliances. When the bill is surprisingly higher in a certain month, you start thinking, “How come my bill is so high than the previous month, given that my electricity consumption pattern has been the same?” In fact, some people are also of the opinion that

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What is electricity? The basics: voltage, ampere, power explained

By on April 22, 2016
What is electricity? The basics: voltage, ampere, power explained
Look around and you shall find that you are indeed surrounded by electrical appliances. Be it a television, an air conditioner, a water cooler, a ceiling fan or a refrigerator, electrical appliances have become an integral part of our life. In summers when the mercury rises, you just press a button and a cool breeze soothes you. During winters, when you think twice before going under the shower to take a bath, warm water is again just a push of a button away. In

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What are ESCOs (Energy Service Companies) and what do Energy Auditors do?

By on April 22, 2016
What are ESCOs (Energy Service Companies) and what do Energy Auditors do?
Energy saving has been the talk of the world, and very aptly so. Due to the population explosion the pressure on the natural resources available to us is enormous since the supply is not sufficient to cater to the needs of the people for a very long period of time. So, steps should be taken to put a bridle on the exorbitant usage of the natural resources and finding green and sustainable alternatives to the same. An Energy Service Company (ESCO or ESCo) does just the

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Comparison of the output capacity of a coal power plant vs solar power plant

By on April 22, 2016
Comparison of the output capacity of a coal power plant vs solar power plant
Every now and then we come across news of the government setting up some power plant of 500 MW, 1000 MW or even more sometimes, in different parts . Then we wonder if a power plant rated at 1000 MW will produce 1000 MW electrical energy? Not necessarily. A lot of people get confused between the power output of a power plant and the electricity which it is producing. While these two are interrelated they are not the same. There

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Domestic Electricity LT Tariff Slabs and Rates for all states in India in 2015

By on February 11, 2019
Domestic Electricity LT Tariff Slabs and Rates for all states in India in 2015
As the electricity tariff rates keep changing every year, we at Bijli Bachao thought that it will be very useful for our readers to know about the latest tariff slabs and rates applicable for 2015. So we do our research for all the states in India regularly and publish a table that lists all the latest tariff slabs and rates applicable for LT (Low Tension) domestic customers in urban centers in India. As the tariffs change, we update them in the list. Please note that

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The science of colors – how they impact electricity consumption in a room

By on February 15, 2014
The science of colors – how they impact electricity consumption in a room
This psychology of colors is a subject that is talked about a lot. Much has been discussed on how the color of your walls impact your mood. But with the infographic below we want to introduce a new dimension to your decision of selecting colors for the walls in your house. In the past we had discussed about how interior decoration impact electricity consumption, we

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How to Save Electricity At Home

By on April 26, 2018
How to Save Electricity At Home
Every time we get our electricity bill, there is a worry in our mind, but we simply put it aside thinking that we can do little about it. The government decides the electricity rates and the charges per unit keep increasing every year or two. And with the addition of a new appliance we find that our consumption is also increasing. Well, let me tell you, you can do a lot to reduce your electricity consumption and bring the bill down.

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Top 8 things to save money and electricity at home and offices in 2014

By on January 25, 2014
Top 8 things to save money and electricity at home and offices in 2014
2014 has arrived, and just like at the beginning of every new year, people make resolutions for the new year. If in this new year, you want to save electricity and also some money, then do check out the infographic below to see some quick tips to do so. We have arrived at these tips by analyzing some of the most common mistakes that people did in 2013 (based on the response we collected at Bijli Bachao) and also on the latest energy efficient technologies that came

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Difference between single phase and three phase connections

By on November 30, 2019
Difference between single phase and three phase connections
There are a lot of misconceptions about single phase and three-phase connections. Many a time people are advised to go for a three phase connection when they put an AC in their house. People find it difficult to understand when to go for a three phase connection and when for a single phase. We tried to explain it in detail in our article: What

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