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MOSCOW, March 21. /TASS/. Moscow saved 241 MW of power as it turned off the lights during Earth Hour on March 19, the capital’s fuel and energy department said on Monday.
The lights of Moscow’s Kremlin and other 1,500 buildings were turned off at 8.30 p.m. on March 19 as part of the global Earth Hour event.
The city saved only 22.5 MW by turning off non-essential lights and the rest was saved by Muscovites, the department said.
Earth Hour, started in Sydney in 2007, is an international event during which the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) calls on organizations and individuals to turn off non-essential lights for one hour as a symbol for their commitment to the planet. Illumination of well-known buildings and memorials worldwide is turned off during that period.
Moscow joined the Earth Hour event in 2009. In 2015, the event involved 172 countries and over two billion people. In Russia, 20 million people supported Earth Hour last year.