Interactive: Click to Turn Off The Lights & Celebrate Earth Day

Why wait for Earth Hour to save energy? Turn off the lights at some of India’s landmarks to see the hidden messages.

Every year, we mark Earth Hour by turning the lights off to embrace an hour of environment friendly existence. But have you ever wondered how much electricity we guzzle every year?

Here’s your chance to turn off the lights and turn on the facts.

It’s your turn to choose – Earth or ‘anarth’?

Share this with your fellow earthlings, and let there be light. Why wait for Earth Hour to save energy?

(This story was first published on 25 March 2017. It is being reposted from The Quint’s archives on the occasion of Earth Day.)

Sources:
1. Ministry of Coal, NHPC, Central Electricity Authority (CEA) 2015
2. Ministry of Statistics & Programme Implementation, Yearbook 2016
3. International Energy Agency, iea.org

Designers: Rahul Gupta, Harsh Sahani, Lijumol Joseph
Developer: Shahadat Hussain