Mysore/Mysuru: Karnataka Renewable Energy Development Limited (KREDL), in association with CPC Polytechnic, Mysuru, had organised awareness programme on ‘Energy Savings’ under General Awareness Programmes on Energy Conservation and Energy Efficiency, sponsored by Bureau of Energy Efficiency, Ministry of Power, Government of India recently.
The objective was to create a sense of responsibility among students towards the current energy crisis and inspiring them to take action to spread awareness on renewable energy resources.
The programme aimed at increasing the knowledge of economics on a range of renewable energy technologies, their applications and economics of use.
KREDL Technical Officer D.K. Dinesh Kumar inaugurated the awareness programme. Speaking on the occasion, he said global warming can be reduced only when our dependency of energy consumption from thermal plants, green house gas and other sources which release huge amount of carbon dioxide to the atmosphere, shifts towards renewable energy.
He also stressed the need for spreading environmental awareness and encouraging the citizens to maximise the usage of energy savings LED bulbs, LED tubes and 5 star rated electrical domestic appliances.
C.J. Prakash, Principal, CPC Polytechnic, said that renewable energy like solar power would never deplete and should be harnessed efficiency to deal with power crises. Certificates and mementoes were distributed to quiz and essay competition winners. KREDL Technical Officer D.K. Dinesh Kumar was felicitated. Programme Convenor Chamaraj, Civil HoD Shivaswamy, H.M. Girish, teaching and non-teaching staff were present.