Energy & Environment
TIDE’s work in this focus area covers the broad spectrum of Energy, Climate Change and Environment.
TIDE is now delivering VidyutRakshaka, a citizen led demand side management program from residential electricity consumers. VidyutRakshaka is pioneering initiative, adopting an innovative approach of behaviour change for energy conservation. The program adopts a neighbour hood approach to categorise electricity consumers and gives customised recommendations to yield sustained savings.
In November 2018, TIDE along with collaborating partner WRI India won the Bengaluru Innovation Challenge Award for our proposal on scaling our successful work VidyutRakshaka for residential consumers in Bengaluru. Read more
Building on its work in various aspects of conservation with school children, TIDE has formally launched school programs to create awareness, provide knowledge and set up clean tech interventions at schools’.
One of the biggest success of TIDE in this area has been a multi stakeholder program on Energy conservation in small scale tea factories in South India’ where about 100 tea factories in Nilgiris district adopted one or more suggestions to bring in energy efficiency in tea processing . Read more
Achievements in 2018-19
Climate change education in 8 schools at Bangalore and Chennai.
1250 students become Environment Ambassadors.
100+ Employee Volunteers engaged.
5500+ households across 3 cities receiving electricity conservation recommendations.
48% of the Bangalore participants and 57% of the Chennai participants reduce consumption 6 months after joining the program.
33.2 MTs of CO2 mitigated annually.