Saturday, March 23, 2013

Use energy prudently for Earth Hour

That's what TNB, the national power provider said. But I'd say use energy prudently At All Times.

Do you know that, for each unit of energy we consume at home, the power provider used 3 times a much of fuel to supply it. For instance, for 100kWh of energy we use in a week, TNB or SESB need 300kWh worth of fuel to produce it.

One unit saved at home is equivalent to 3 units saved at TNB power plant.

REMEMBER: A small save at home is a big save at the power plant!

Going by the amount of energy saved, it seems that Malaysians' support for Earth Hours is declining:

2009 :  306 MW saved
2010 :  203 MW
2011 : 130 MW
2012 : 105 MW
2013 :  ?

So, anyway, you can do your part by leaving the non-essential lights off, and do the things you like to do (in my case photography). Go ahead, shoot some night activities such as these:-

(Note: All of the following pictures are mine and are copyrighted. If you would like to use them, please ask for my permission and make a backlink to this website)

kk city
Go to Suria Sabah and shoot a cityscape. The water front is a great place to start with.

Sutera walk
Walk to the beach and shoot the sea. It doesn't require you to turn a light on.

petronas towers
If you happen to be shopping at KLCC today, take a moment of your time to capture Petronas Twin Towers at 8.00 pm.

PerdanaPark fountain800 horizontal frame
If you need some music while shooting the fountain, go to Perdana Park in Tanjung Aru, KK. The musical fountain starts as early as 7.00pm

Kasih Sayang Niteshoot600 120-05-1
Alternatively, if you like tranquil, peaceful retreat and still able to enjoy the night with the light out, go to Kasih Sayang Resort. Pic: Kota Kinabalu and Likas area shot from the resort.

_DSC7560-600 moon
Or stay at home, go out to your compound and shot the sky. Half an hour will do.

Use energy prudently for Earth Hour: TNB

KUALA LUMPUR, March 22 (Bernama) -- Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNB) has urged the public the reduce their electricity usage during the Earth Hour celebrations here tomorrow (23.3.2013).

Vice President of Corporate Affairs and Communication Adelina Iskandar said since 2009, about 306 megawatts (MW) have been saved during the one-hour campaign, with 203 MW in 2010, 130 MW in 2011 and 105 MW last year.

"We have noticed a drop in electricity saved during the one-hour celebrations, and we hope the public will continue to play their role in supporting the campaign," she said after launching the TNB-WWF Malaysia Earth Hour 2013 awareness campaign here today.

Themed "I will if you will," the Earth Hour invites individuals, businesses, governments and communities to switch off their lights for one hour tomorrow (March 23) from 8.30pm to show their support for environmentally sustainable action.

"We are encouraging the public to plan their daily usage and try to do their house chores using electrical appliances during off-peak hours," Adelina added.


Anonymous said...

Great shots, all of them.

tehr said...

gambar2 yang menarik
dan aku paling suka gambar terakhir
tenang je rasa

Dana said...

Gorgeous pictures!

I appreciate your post. I have to admit that I'm sometimes guilty of leaving a room and forgetting to turn off the light. I'm going to be more conscious of that from now on. Thanks for this reminder!

LifeRamblings said...

hope you had a wonderful Earth Hour. i love your night shots. great clarity.