Coimbatore City Municipal Corporation

India
Summary
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    Population 1850000
  • km 2
    Area 247.92
  • USD
    GDP 3 Billion
  • emission
    Targets by N/A N/A
Targets

Targets by Coimbatore City Municipal Corporation

Renewable energy target

 

  • The Coimbatore City Municipal Corporation committed to increase its share of renewable energy in final energy mix in Community by 0% by 2020
  • The target is going to be reached by activities in Electricity, Heating & cooling and Industry sectors.
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  • The Coimbatore City Municipal Corporation committed to increase its Installed capacity of Renewable energy in Local Government to 5 MW by 2020
  • The target is going to be reached by activities in sectors.
Energy efficiency target

 

0% Energy efficiency improvement by 2020

  • The Coimbatore City Municipal Corporation committed to increase its energy efficiency in Final energy and Community energy consumption by 0% by 2020 compared to 2010 levels.
  • This target will be achieved in Electricity, Heating & cooling and Industry sectors

 

Actions
Integrating urban climate guidelines through clean technologies at the state and city level to build sustainable low carbon cities - Coimbatore City Municipal Corporation
  • Start year: 2011
  • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
  • Status: Completed

Cities involved:Trichy, Tirunelveli and Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu and Jaipur, Jodhpur, Udairpur, and Kota in Rajasthan.
2 Indian states (Tamil Nadu and Rajasthan) notify guidelines on urban low carbon actions and to leverage national and international financing options and adopting city level MRV system.

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Sectors:
  • Residential
  • Commercial
  • Waste
local action
Solar Power Plant projects in 5 locations with total capacity of 350 kW - Coimbatore City Municipal Corporation
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  • Type: Technical / Infrastructural
  • Status: Completed

The Coimbatore Corporation has decided to implement five solar power plant projects with total capacity of 350 KW under the Pilot Solar Cities scheme. The total cost is estimated at Rs. 3.75 crore, with each plant costing Rs. 75 lakhs. These include 70 kW projects at the Velliangadu water pumping station, Velliangadu drinking water treatment plant, Ondipudur sewage treatment plant, Ukkadam sewage treatment plant and the Vellalore dump yard. Theimplementation work has been completed.

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Solar Street Light Installations - Coimbatore City Municipal Corporation
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  • Type: Technical / Infrastructural
  • Status: Completed

712 numbers of solar street lights are installed in the year 2012-13. The annual savings in terms of electricity would be approximately 6327 kWh and in terms of emissions, it is approximately 5 tonnes. The total cost of the project is USD 374000.
Coimbatore Municipal Corporation participated in Cities for Climate Protection (CCP) Campaign initiated by ICLEI. Through this, ICLEI assists participating cities to pledge to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from their local government operations and throughout their communities through a Five Milestone Process. The five milestones of the CCP and the methodology behind provide a simple, standardized means of calculating greenhouse gas emissions, of establishing targets to lower emissions, of reducing greenhouse gas emissions and of monitoring, measuring and reporting performance.

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Integrating Urban Climate Guidelines through clean technologies at the state and city level to build sustainable low carbon cities - Coimbatore City Municipal Corporation
  • Start year:
  • Type: Strategy / Policy
  • Status: Completed

Cities involved: Trichy, Tirunelveli and Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu and Jaipur, Jodhpur, Udairpur, and Kota in Rajasthan.
2 Indian states (Tamil Nadu and Rajasthan) notify guidelines on urban low carbon actions and to leverage national and international financing options and adopting city level MRV system. The project has been sucessfully completed.

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Borewells Efficiency Improvement Project - Coimbatore City Municipal Corporation
  • Start year:
  • Type: Technical / Infrastructural
  • Status: Completed

Description of the energy conservation measure:
(i). The old pumping motors have been replaced with energy efficiency motors.
(ii) To minimize the electrical power energy consumption due to friction losses of pumping main the
Corporation has supplying the bore well water for washing, housekeeping and other purpose.
(iii) The old taps and weaker pipes have been replaced to prevent the water leakages.

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Installation of 10KW Solar Systems in the Corporation's AMMA Restaurants - Coimbatore City Municipal Corporation
  • Start year:
  • Type: Technical / Infrastructural
  • Status: Completed

The Coimbatore Corporation has recently opened Amma Unavagam Outlets (Restaurants) in all zones of the Corporation. As a measure of economy to the maximum extent, the corporation has gone in for use of solar energy at these outlets to bring down cost of their maintenance to a considerable extent and also as a part of implementation of the green evolution. To begin with solar power plants with a capacity of 10 KW have been installed at 5 Amma Unavagam Outlets (each 2 KW). People have been thronging at these outlets and there in therefore ample opportunity for them to be aware of the usefulness of the solar energy.
It is formed that 70% of power consumption is reduced and a monetary saving about Rs.1500 is ensured in respect of single outlet by way of the above arrangement. Furthermore this system ensures uninterrupted power supply to the Amma Unavagam thereby relieving of the inconvenience of the power interruption

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Energy Efficient System in JNNURM Cell - Coimbatore City Municipal Corporation
  • Start year: 2010
  • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
  • Status: Completed

Improvements in building efficiency can be affected by various cost effective means, and can vary from structural to electrical measures. Improving the efficiency of a building’s energy consumption patterns’ is a crucial step towards attaining sustainability in a building complex. An energy saver enables smart use of the building’s energy, thereby allowing further savings and reduction in energy bills. A new building was constructed in the Coimbatore corporation premises with JNNURM funds. With a view to affect energy savings and encourage efficient use of energy in this building, a 45 KVA Power Saver system was implemented. This initiative was carried out under Urban Climate Project during 2008-11 implemented under the Asia Pacific Partnership Programme through USDoS.

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  • Buildings
Supply & Erection of 186 Nos of Solar Street lights with 27 watts LED fittings - Coimbatore City Municipal Corporation
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  • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
  • Status: In operation

Supply & Erection of 186 Nos of 15’ Solar Street light with 27 watts LED fittings in ward nos. 11, 15, 18, 20, 37 to 40, 55 to 66, 74 & 75. Tender has been invited and the work is under process.

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  • Facilities
Solar PV power plant at Coimbatore Corporation main office with the capacity of 50 KW - Coimbatore City Municipal Corporation
  • Start year: 2012
  • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
  • Status: Completed

Provision of Solar Rooftops: The solar roop top power plant is implemented in the Corporation Main Office with a capacity of 50 KW. With the objective to increasing its solar power consumption and thereby reducing its dependence on conventional power, the Coimbatore Corporation commissioned these solar roop tops.

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  • Buildings
Provision of Solar Rooftops in 6 Corporation hospitals - Coimbatore City Municipal Corporation
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  • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
  • Status: Completed

Provision of Solar Rooftops: There are 6 Corporation hospitals have been converted in to solar power through the roop top solar power plant with a capacity of 45 KW (each 7.5KW). With the objective to increasing its solar power consumption and thereby reducing its dependence on conventional power, the Coimbatore Corporation commissioned these solar roop tops.

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  • Buildings
Supply and fixing of 151 lights with 90w and 120w LED fittings - Coimbatore City Municipal Corporation
  • Start year:
  • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
  • Status: In operation

Supply and fixing of 151 lights with 90w and 120w LED fittings in ex. TNEB poles with Clamp and Bracket at various areas in ward nos. 86, 92 & 93. Tender has been invited for this purpose.

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  • Facilities
Solar PV Power Plant at Coimbatore Corporation main office with the capacity of 50 KW - Coimbatore City Municipal Corporation
  • Start year:
  • Type: Technical / Infrastructural
  • Status: Completed

Provision of Solar Rooftops in the main office: The solar roop top power plant is implemented in the Corporation Main Office with a capacity of 50 KW. With the objective to increasing its solar power consumption and thereby reducing its dependence on conventional power, the Coimbatore Corporation commissioned these solar roop tops.

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Installation of LED lights at Athupalam junction, Palakkad road - Coimbatore City Municipal Corporation
  • Start year:
  • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
  • Status: Completed

At Athupalam junction, Palakkad road, 204 streetlight poles have been erected and 408 LED lights of 120 watt each has been fixed at a cost of Rs 2.99 crore as allotted by the corporation.

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  • Facilities
Biogas Plant at Nanjundapuram Crematorium - Coimbatore City Municipal Corporation
  • Start year:
  • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
  • Status: Completed

Bio-gas plant constructed at Nanjundapuram crematorium at Rs. 48 lakh to fire the gasifier crematorium there. Before bio-gas plant, the Corporation uses two liquefied petroleum gas cylinders at commercial price, incurring close to Rs. 3,200 a day. Using 60 cylinders or so a month, the Corporation cremates 100 – 110 bodies. Now the Corporation saved 60 cylinders usage in a month by using bio-gas for the crematorium.

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Sectors:
  • Buildings
  • Waste
Wind-solar PV hybrid - Coimbatore City Municipal Corporation
  • Start year: 2010
  • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
  • Status: Completed

In June 2010, the CMC completed installation of a 3.5kWp capacity wind-solar hybrid RE system at Coimbatore new Mettupalayam road bus terminal. This system will act as the primary power back up for the bus terminal during times of power shortage. The system was designed as a pilot project under co-funding from the Urban Climate Project and the Local Renewables project, which is also being implemented in Coimbatore. The system was inaugurated during the high-profile World Tamil Conference in Coimbatore in June 2010. This initiative was carried out under Urban Climate Project during 2008-11 implemented under the Asia Pacific Partnership Programme through USDoS. More details http://urbanclimateproject.iclei.org/PDFs%20for%20initiatives/Wind-solar%20PV%20Hybrid%20System%20in%20new%20bus%20terminal%202010.pdf
A wind energy feasibility study was conducted under Urban Climate Project, for the Coimbatore Corporation area to assess the wind harnessing potential of Coimbatore. This study was undertaken by an external consultant using WaSP technology. The primary objectives of this feasibility study were to document the quality and suitability of the Coimbatore Municipal are as a site for the installation and long term operation of a commercially viable utility-scale wind power project; and to develop a comprehensive and financeable business plan for it. The conclusions of the study were that Coimbatore has abundant wind resources that could be commercially utilized to its benefit.

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local action
Provision of Solar Rooftops in 3 Corporation bus stands - Coimbatore City Municipal Corporation
  • Start year:
  • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
  • Status: Completed

Provision of Solar Rooftops: There are 3 Corporation bus stands have been converted in to solar power through the roop top solar power plant with a capacity of 22.5 KW (each 7.5 KW). With the objective to increasing its solar power consumption and thereby reducing its dependence on conventional power, the Coimbatore Corporation commissioned these solar roop tops.

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  • Buildings
Installation of 380 nos. LED lights - Coimbatore City Municipal Corporation
  • Start year:
  • Type: Technical / Infrastructural
  • Status: Completed

To reduce the energy consumption, 380 nos. of LED lightings replaced instead of FTL in the Corporation main office. 180 nos of 18w LED and 200 nos of 8w LED has been replaced in place of FTL light fittings. Rs. 9.50 lakhs will be met from the Corporation general fund.

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Solar power street lights installed at the Big Tank Bunk - Coimbatore City Municipal Corporation
  • Start year:
  • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
  • Status: Completed

Solar Street Lights: 68 nos. of solar power street lights were installed along the Big Tank Bunk road.

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  • Facilities
Energy Efficient System in JnNURM Cell - Coimbatore City Municipal Corporation
  • Start year:
  • Type: Technical / Infrastructural
  • Status: Completed

Improvements in building efficiency can be affected by various cost effective means, and can vary from structural to electrical measures. Improving the efficiency of a building’s energy consumption patterns’ is a crucial step towards attaining sustainability in a building complex. An energy saver enables smart use of the building’s energy, thereby allowing further savings and reduction in energy bills. A new building was constructed in the Coimbatore corporation premises with JNNURM funds. With a view to affect energy savings and encourage efficient use of energy in this building, a 45 KVA Power Saver system was implemented. This initiative was carried out under Urban Climate Project during 2008-11 implemented under the Asia Pacific Partnership Programme through USDoS.

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Solar Cooker Installed in the Corporation School - Coimbatore City Municipal Corporation
  • Start year:
  • Type: Technical / Infrastructural
  • Status: Completed

In an effort to promote use of renewable energy sources, the city corporation has decided to replace LPG with solar cookers to prepare the midday meal for school students. The solar cookers will be introduced at 16 higher secondary corporation schools, allocating INR1 million for the project.
Considerable reductions will be achieved in the existing LPG energy consumptions. The Corporation has inatalled initially two solar cookers at the North Coimbatore School at Rs. 68,000

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Installtion of 10 KW Solar Systems in the Corporation's AMMA Restaurants - Coimbatore City Municipal Corporation
  • Start year: 2013
  • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
  • Status: Completed

The Coimbatore Corporation has recently opened Amma Unavagam Outlets (Restaurants) in all zones of the Corporation. As a measure of economy to the maximum extent, the corporation has gone in for use of solar energy at these outlets to bring down cost of their maintenance to a considerable extent and also as a part of implementation of the green evolution. To begin with solar power plants with a capacity of 10 KW have been installed at 5 Amma Unavagam Outlets (each 2 KW). People have been thronging at these outlets and there in therefore ample opportunity for them to be aware of the usefulness of the solar energy.
It is formed that 70% of power consumption is reduced and a monetary saving about Rs.1500 is ensured in respect of single outlet by way of the above arrangement. Furthermore this system ensures uninterrupted power supply to the Amma Unavagam thereby relieving of the inconvenience of the power interruption

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Sectors:
  • Buildings
Urban Climate Project - Coimbatore City Municipal Corporation
  • Start year: 2008
  • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
  • Status: Completed

Cities participated:Coimbatore & Rajkot
The Urban Climate Project aims towards a comprehensive and multi sector clean development strategy backed by real investment capital mainly targeting the JNNURM scheme. The Urban Climate Project is funded under the Asia Pacific Partnership Program by the United States Department of State. Through the Urban Climate Project ICLEI-SA with support from NIUA aims to assist the city implement infrastructure projects (through technical and to some extent financial support) by including cleaner and efficient technologies and also model GHG deflections to showcase benefits.
Activities Completed:
1. Setting up Steering and Technical Advisory Groups.
2. Developing a Greenhouse Gas (GHG) and energy use baseline for these cities.
3. Engaging expert consultants to design the city level JNNURM (Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission- is a massive city modernization scheme launched by Government of India) projects implementation plan with a multi-sector set of energy/GHG interventions, and model deflections against the baseline with a goal of reaching a 10-20% reduction of energy and GHG emissions.
4. Working with the cities to guide project implementation under JNNURM.
5. Distributing knowledge to other JNNURM cities through a series of international and national workshops.

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  • Residential
  • Commercial
  • Waste
Solar Power Plant projects in 5 locations with total capacity of 350 KW - Coimbatore City Municipal Corporation
  • Start year:
  • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
  • Status: In operation

The Coimbatore Corporation has decided to implement five solar power plant projects with total capacity of 350 KW under the Pilot Solar Cities scheme. The total cost is estimated at Rs. 3.75 crore, with each plant costing Rs. 75 lakhs. These include 70 kW projects at the Velliangadu water pumping station, Velliangadu drinking water treatment plant, Ondipudur sewage treatment plant, Ukkadam sewage treatment plant and the Vellalore dump yard.
The tenders have been finalised and necessary work orders are issued and the implementation is under process now.

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  • Buildings
Installation of Solar power systems for the 5 Zonal Offices with total capacity of 37.5 KW - Coimbatore City Municipal Corporation
  • Start year:
  • Type: Technical / Infrastructural
  • Status: Completed

Provision of Solar Rooftops: 5 Corporation Zonal Offices have been converted in to solar power through the roop top solar power plants with a capacity of 37.5 KW. Installed 7.5 KW each in all 5 zonal offices. With the objective to increasing its solar power consumption and thereby reducing its dependence on conventional power, the Coimbatore Corporation commissioned these solar roop tops

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Installation of 380 nos. LED lights - Coimbatore City Municipal Corporation
  • Start year: 2013
  • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
  • Status: Completed

380 nos. of LED lightings replaced instead of FTL in the Corporation main office. 180 nos of 18w LED and 200 nos of 8w LED has been replaced in place of FTL light fittings. Rs. 9.50 lakhs will be met from the Corporation general fund

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  • Facilities
local action
Installation of Solar Water Heaters (SWHs) for hot water requirements in the domestic, commercial and institutional sector - Coimbatore City Municipal Corporation
  • Start year:
  • Type: Technical / Infrastructural
  • Status:

The installation of solar hot water heaters for hot water requirement can offset the usage of conventional geysers to a large extent and can reduce the conventional electricity bills. Thre is a very large requirement of hot water for domestic & commercial activities and use of SWHs can fulfill those needs. Tamilnadu Energy Development Agency is working in the state to promote the non conventional energy sources and encouraging its widespread use by all the sections of the society. Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) gives subsidy on purchase and use of solar water heaters which is 30% of the total benchmark cost of a SWH. Till now the total cumulative capacity in Coimbatore city is apprx 50000 LPD which when converted to equivalent electricity amounts to a saving of 750000 kWh/year and in emissions, it is equal to 638 tonnes annually.

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Installation of Solar Power Systems for the 5 Zonal Offices with total capacity of 37.5 KW - Coimbatore City Municipal Corporation
  • Start year: 2013
  • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
  • Status: Completed

Provision of Solar Rooftops: 5 Corporation Zonal Offices have been converted in to solar power through the roop top solar power plants with a capacity of 37.5 KW. Installed 7.5 KW each in all 5 zonal offices. With the objective to increasing its solar power consumption and thereby reducing its dependence on conventional power, the Coimbatore Corporation commissioned these solar roop tops

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  • Buildings
Supply and fixing of 151 lights with 90W and 120W LED fittings - Coimbatore City Municipal Corporation
  • Start year:
  • Type: Technical / Infrastructural
  • Status: Completed

to achive the energy saving in the Coimbatore Corporation wards, suppling and fixing of 151 lights with 90w and 120w LED fittings in ex. TNEB poles with Clamp and Bracket at various areas in ward nos. 86, 92 & 93. Tender has been invited and the work has been executed.

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Local Renewable Model Communities Network Project - Coimbatore City Municipal Corporation
  • Start year: 2005
  • Type: Assessment/Research
  • Status: Completed

Cities participated: Bhubaneswar, Nagpur & Coimbatore
The concept for this project was proposed at the 2004 International Conference for Renewable Energies in Bonn, Germany. The project was accepted and is funded by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) through the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ).
The project proposed formation of Model Communities, Network and Replication of RE and EE techniques.
Activities:
1. Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency Resource Centers (REEERC) were opened in all 3 cities.
2. Emission inventories prepared and energy policies adopted in 3 cities.
3. Pilot projects on energy efficiency and renewable energy like installation of Solar Water Heater (SWH) in Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation Hospital, installation of EE lighting fixtures in Lord Lingaraj Temple premises in Bhubaneswar, installation of SPV Power pack within the REEERC in Bhubaneswar and Nagpur.

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Sectors:
  • Residential
  • Commercial
  • Waste
local action
SPV at Corporation Building - Coimbatore City Municipal Corporation
  • Start year:
  • Type: Technical / Infrastructural
  • Status: Completed

SPV at Corporation Building: To demonstrate the use of solar power in the CMC premises, the Coimbatore Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Resource Center (REEERC) installed a solar photo voltaic (SPV) power back up system in December 2009 under Local Renewables Program. After a preliminary energy audit and a feasibility study were prepared by an external consultant, the power pack was procured for not only the resource center, but also to power the adjacent offices of the assistant engineer and the births and deaths department of the CMC. Consisting of two 0.56 kilo watt peak (kWp) systems, the SPV pack is used to power 35 tube lights, 15 fans and 3 computers, with an expected payback period of just over 6 years.
This initiative was carried out under Urban Climate Project during 2008-11 implemented under the Asia Pacific Partnership Programme through USDoS. The project included implementation of infrastructure projects through technical and to some extent financial support for pilot interventions by including cleaner and efficient technologies and also to model GHG deflections to showcase benefits. During implementation phase, the cities were guided to implement policies and pilot demonstration projects. To share the outcomes of this project, regional and national workshops, through exchanges between the cities, through representation of the project cities at various national and global platforms with a focus on exchange of knowledge with other JNNURM cities were conducted.

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Solar Power Street Lights installed at the Big Tank Bunk - Coimbatore City Municipal Corporation
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  • Type: Technical / Infrastructural
  • Status: Completed

In a bid to decongest traffic between Coimbatore city and Palakkad, Pollachi roads, the two-wheeler path along the Ukkadam periyakulam tank was opened by the Coimbatore Corporation. The corporation has installed 68 nos. of solar power street lights along the Big Tank Bunk road to use the clean energy.

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Solar Cooker installed in the Corporation School - Coimbatore City Municipal Corporation
  • Start year: 2013
  • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
  • Status: Completed

In an effort to promote use of renewable energy sources, the city corporation has decided to replace LPG with solar cookers to prepare the midday meal for school students. The solar cookers will be introduced at 16 higher secondary corporation schools, allocating INR1 million for the project.
Considerable reductions will be achieved in the existing LPG energy consumptions.

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  • Buildings
local action
Energy Saving Project - Dimming of Street Lights during off break hour - Coimbatore City Municipal Corporation
  • Start year:
  • Type: Action plan
  • Status: Completed

The CMC partnered with an Energy Service Company (ESCo) to implement a large scale energy savings project for Coimbatore’s street lighting system. This is the first innovative step taken by the CMC at a citywide level to reduce energy
consumption and also to reduce GHG emissions. Automatic timers, dimmer equipment and electronic meters have been installed in the street lighting system.
The Energy Saving is being done through Dimming of streetlights during off-break hours after Commercial establishments close down

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Installation of LED lights - Coimbatore City Municipal Corporation
  • Start year:
  • Type: Technical / Infrastructural
  • Status: Completed

In the newly added areas of the Coimbatore Corporation, 19446 tube lights are proposed to be replaced by LED lamps. In respect of the remaining Lamps necessary energy saving gadgets will be fixed. The proposal has been forwarded to the Tamilnadu government. Energy saving can be achieved after switched to LED lights in the added areas.

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Solid Waste Resource Management Project: Guinness Book of World Record on Largest Recycling Lesson - Coimbatore City Municipal Corporation
  • Start year:
  • Type: Education / Training
  • Status: Completed

Coimbatore City Municipal Corporation has taken up Integrated Solid Waste Management project through public private partnership. The source segregation scale up is planned through championship campaign strategy and decided to take on the challenge through an attempt to create Guinness Book of World Record on “Largest Recycling Lesson” where the participants go

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SOLID WASTE RESOURCE MANAGEMENT PROJECT: Guinness Book of World Record on Largest Recycling Lesson - Coimbatore City Municipal Corporation
  • Start year:
  • Type: Education/Awareness Raising
  • Status: Completed

Coimbatore City Municipal Corporation has taken up Integrated Solid Waste Management project through public private partnership. The source segregation scale up is planned through championship campaign strategy and decided to take on the challenge through an attempt to create Guinness Book of World Record on “Largest Recycling Lesson” where the participants go through a class room session on recycling for 30 minutes. The event being organized with the support of district collector, School Education department, Pollution Control Board, several NGO’s, Educational Institutions and Corporates. The lesson plan was prepared in such a way that participants start learning from meaning of waste, journey, 3R options and scientific disposal methods through activity cards. The administration, NGO’s and volunteers have taken a great effort in detailed preparation for this city event. The event brought out the voluntary spirit of the city. Barcode ticketing and live streaming were arranged. Adjudicator from Guinness, London who adjudicated the event and after careful examination of evidences and documents submitted declared the event as a Guinness Record Event the same day at 3:00PM on 5th August 2015. The first Guinness record largest recycling lessons in the world were created by Coimbatore City Municipal Corporation. The total numbers of participants were 12,994 students who took part in the event.
Championship Competition
Coimbatore City Municipal Corporation encourages employees well to do the solid waste management in the city through Championship Competition which held during 6th to 13th August 2015. The push carts for Waste collection is designed in such a way that would make the waste collection and segregation easier for the workers. With the help of such friendly pushcarts workers segregate the waste into several categories namely biodegradable, non-biodegradable, Market waste, Food waste, garden waste and others, the segregated wastes are transported to the respective places. Incentives to workers have been given based on their better performance in segregation and resource recovery. All five Corporation zones have sent 557.45 tons of biodegradable waste to vellalore Compost Yard under Championship campaign.

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Sectors:
  • Human health
SUNYA - Coimbatore City Municipal Corporation
  • Start year: 2011
  • Type: Assessment/Research
  • Status: Completed

Cities involved:
Shimla Coimbatore, Matale, Phuentsholing, Hetauda, Tansen

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  • Human health
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Inventories
Community inventories

The Coimbatore City Municipal Corporation has reported 4 Community emission inventories, since 2012. In its latest inventory, compiled in 2015, the Stationary energy, Transport and Waste management are identified as key emission sources.

GHG emission from Coimbatore City Municipal Corporation
GHG inventory in 2015
Government operations inventory

The Coimbatore City Municipal Corporation has reported 7 government operational inventories, since 2008. In its latest inventory, compiled in 2015, the Waste management is identified as key emission source.

GHG emission from Coimbatore City Municipal Corporation
GHG inventory in 2015
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Initiative

Earth Hour City Challenge 2015-2016
Earth Hour City Challenge 2012-2013
Earth Hour City Challenge 2013-2014
Earth Hour City Challenge 2014-2015
Durban Adaptation Charter
MXCP Signatories
Urban-LEDS
Earth Hour City Challenge
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