Update: June 10, 2013

Summer Cool Conservation Campaign 2012

Working together to conserve electricity at home and at work

The Kansai Electric Power Company is forecasting electricity shortages this winter if it is unable to resume operations at nuclear power plants that have been taken offline for inspections.

Amidst these circumstances, Shiga Prefecture would like to ask for your continued support in conserving electricity at home and at work during the following times.

Summer Cool Conservation Campaign 2012
Dates: Weekdays between July 2 (Monday) and September 7 (Friday) * Excluding August 13 (Monday) – August 15 (Wednesday)
Times: 9:00-20:00 *Particularly during peak electric demand hours (13:00–16:00)
Saving Goal: 10% *Compared to the electric usage last summer

Your cooperation, to the extent that it does not adversely affect the health of you or your family, is appreciated.

1.Everyday Ways to Save Electricity

1.Everyday Ways to Save Electricity

  1. Set your air conditioner to 28°C.
  2. When possible, use fans instead of air conditioning.
  3. Lower the temperature of your refrigerator to medium, reduce the length of time the door is open, and do not overstuff with food.
  4. Turn off unnecessary lighting.
  5. Turn off electronics using the power switch instead of by remote control.
  6. Unplug electronics that are not used regularly.

* Your cooperation, to the extent that it does not adversely affect the health of you or your family, is appreciated.

Electricity Conservation Checksheet(Home Edition)

2.Cool Life Conservation Campaign

Certain prefectural facilities will offer free admission this summer, as detailed below. Stay cool this summer by making a family trip to one of Shiga’s museums!

Weekdays between July 23 (Monday) and August 31 (Friday)
* Excluding August 13 (Monday) – August 15 (Wednesday).

Kindai Bijutsukan (Omi Museum of Modern Art), Biwako Hakubutsukan(Lake Biwa Museum), Samegai Yousonjo(Samegai Trout Farm), Azuchi-jo Kouko Hakubutsukan
(Azuchi Castle Archaeological Museum), Tougei no Mori Tougeikan (Museum of Contemporary Ceramic Arts)

* Free admission is only applicable to permanent exhibitions (except at the Museum of Contemporary Ceramic Arts).
* The Museum of Contemporary Ceramic Arts will be closed from August 27-31 between exhibits.

* You may also present the July/August edition of the Shiga Plus One magazine.

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