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Best Air Purifiers in India, Reviews and Buying Guide

By on September 17, 2018
Best Air Purifiers in India, Reviews and Buying Guide
Increasing industrialization coupled with rapid urbanization and burning of fossil fuels has resulted in rising air pollution. But rising disposable income along, changing lifestyle and increased awareness about degrading air quality have bought air purifier in the spotlight. Adding to it, the declining air purifier prices have attracted a good amount of consumer attention recently. If you are contemplating to buy an air purifier and looking for Best Air Purifier

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Best Inverter for home in India and how to choose one

By on September 25, 2018
Best Inverter for home in India and how to choose one
Power supply situation continues to be bad in India with power failures ranging from 2 to 4 hours in cities and 8 hours or more in small towns and villages. This makes it difficult to manage daily life and thus installing power backups is inevitable. Although there are many solutions to this problem but the most common solution that most people apply in India; is to go for an Inverter-Battery system. However when somebody plans

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Best Induction Cooker/Cooktop/Stove in India

By on September 17, 2018
Best Induction Cooker/Cooktop/Stove in India
When it comes to taking a step forward in technology that changes the traditional methods of doing a specific task, people think a lot. Here the specific task is cooking, the traditional method is using a gas stove, and the step is to start using an induction cooker. There are a lot of questions when it comes to using an induction cooker, which makes it difficult for people to take a step ahead. We at Bijli Bachao are here to answer them and help people get rid of

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Net Metering policy for roof top PVs in various states in India

By on May 2, 2017
Net Metering policy for roof top PVs in various states in India
Solar powered systems can be categorized in two: Grid connected solar power system. Stand alone Offgrid system. A grid connected system as the name suggests is the one in which your solar power system is connected to the local main grid. In this case, your loads can run on solar power as long as there is sufficient energy available from the sun during the

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Types of tubelights available in Indian Market and their power consumption

By on April 26, 2018
Types of tubelights available in Indian Market and their power consumption
Tubelights have been one of the most common form of luminaire used at most houses in India. Since the advent of CFLs, although they have lost some popularity, but CFLs are not a replacement of tubelights as we have highlighted in our article: Are CFLs replacements for Tube lights? There are some types of tubelights that can offer more lumens (or brightness) per watt as compared to CFLs. The infographic below

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Latest Technologies that can help Save Electricity

By on January 21, 2014
Latest Technologies that can help Save Electricity
India of 21st Century is witnessing rapid changes in technology on various fronts. One of the areas that is changing rapidly is home appliances. With greater interest in energy efficiency and electricity savings, lots of new technologies have come in the market that can save significant amount of electricity without reducing the comfort levels. The infographic below lists the best technologies available in various home appliances that can help a home owners save electricity.

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What are single phase and three phase connections and how to choose between the two?

By on April 22, 2016
What are single phase and three phase connections and how to choose between the two?
A few days back a friend asked: “My society is going for three phase connection, should I go for it? What impact will it have on my bills and also what is the benefit of using three phase connection?” He has 2 ACs and everything else that a regular upper middle class family would have in his house. His was a single-phase connection and everything was working fine. So the doubt about going for a three-phase connection was obvious. We suggested him to continue with

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Procedure to get subsidy on Solar PV Systems through NABARD in India

By on September 5, 2017
Procedure to get subsidy on Solar PV Systems through NABARD in India
Note: As on January 2016, Government has released a priority list for processing subsidy claims. Schools, public institutions, etc are higher up on the priority list and residential projects are lowest in priority list. And thus getting subsidy on residential projects is getting increasingly difficult. NABARD has stopped the subsidy scheme in March 2015: https://www.nabard.org/uploads/Lighting%20circulat%2023%20March%202015.PDF

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Super Efficient Ceiling Fans in India – Market Analysis

By on June 23, 2018
Super Efficient Ceiling Fans in India – Market Analysis
Sometime back we published an article on Super Efficient Ceiling Fans (link), in which we mentioned about how the ceiling fan market is moving towards super efficient ceiling fans, and how BEE (Bureau of Energy Efficiency) is trying to push for super efficient appliances in India. Since then we have received several emails asking about

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Washing Machine Buying Guide and Top Models/Brands in India

By on September 19, 2018
Washing Machine Buying Guide and Top Models/Brands in India
These days when we go out in the market to buy any appliance, we are loaded with options. Finding the right one that fits our need and is also efficient may be challenging. Washing machines are no different. We at Bijli Bachao got several messages in the past from readers asking for ideas on buying a washing machine and this was a long pending item we had in our mind to write about. The intent of this article is to provide you list of "Best Washing Machines

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