Time for power audit in TN with hike in tariff
The electricity tariff revision announced by TNERC is bound to burn the pockets of residents with a bimonthly consumption of above 500 units. Energy consultants say the time is ripe, not just for heavy-use consumers, but for everyone to go in for a power audit of their homes. S. Harish, CEO, Future Renewable Energy Infrastructure Private Limited, said that installing a rooftop solar plant could be an option for the future considering the cost impact, revamping the entire home by installing energy efficient lights, fans, refrigerators and air-conditioners would be the quickest mode to cut the energy consumption by a minimum of 40 per cent.
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