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Various Elements of Electricity Bills

By on January 20, 2014
Various Elements of Electricity Bills
Just like a blood test report shows health of a human body, electricity bills can show health of a setup that uses electricity. It is very important to understand the electricity bill before starting any energy saving project, as it can give indicators to the problems that exists in the system. At Bijli Bachao our aim is not just to provide you with tips to save electricity, but also to help you understand your electricity bill. The infographic below shows a sample

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Top 10 ideas for saving petrol/fuel in your car/vehicle

By on April 22, 2016
Top 10 ideas for saving petrol/fuel in your car/vehicle
There was a time not long time ago when the prices of petrol/fuel were quite reasonable. The prices of all kinds of fuel: petrol, diesel, etc have skyrocketed in last few years. A recent ad on TV by a car company had a dialogue: “Kitna deti hai” (how much does it give), summed up the preference that most people in India have. No wonder fuel efficiency is one of the primary factors that influences buying decision of most Indians. But still the rising cost of fuel

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What are Solar Cookers/Oven and how can they help reduce energy costs

By on April 22, 2016
What are Solar Cookers/Oven and how can they help reduce energy costs
Cost of energy is rising in India. LPG and electricity are already very expensive and gradual reduction in subsidies will continue to add stress on household budget. With new rules that reduce the number of subsidized LPG cylinders per household, the cost of cooking has also gone up. In a previous post on Induction Cookers (link) we talked about comparison of gas

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Fuel Adjustment Charges on Electricity Bills explained

By on August 27, 2015
Fuel Adjustment Charges on Electricity Bills explained
Have you ever wondered why your electricity bill amount is not the same even when you have the same number of units consumed on the bill? Why is it that the electricity bill is different even when you have not changed your electricity consumption? If you look at your bills you will just find that there is an amount mentioned as FAC or FCA or FPPCA, which is either positive or negative and is creating the difference.

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