A mission to live the green life

The entrance to D Suresh’s Kilpauk home is hard to miss — a humongous grove of bamboo trees in the garden next to the gate, the creepers hanging from it give it a tropical appearance. Or, as Suresh himself says, “I’ve created a jungle for myself !” The unique greenery, though, is not the only claim to fame he has. Popularly known as ‘Solar’ Suresh, he was one of the fi rst few in the city to install solar panels in his home, apart from other green and power-saving initiatives.

City Express talks to the urban pioneer on what got him started on doing more with less power!

A graduate of IIT Madras and IIM Ahmedabad, Suresh worked in the corporate world for 50 years, especially in textiles and manufacturing...................Read more


Source: The New Indian Express

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