Articles

It's time for utilities to manage power demand creatively

18 Jan 2019

Demand Side Management, or DSM, can help power utilities manage rising electricity demand without compromising consumer interest

TERI increases its solar footprint

17 Jan 2019

TERI laid the foundation stone of a 228 kW solar rooftop system and of a new solar pump testing facility in its campus in Gurugram, Haryana

Making medicinal plant wealth work for Northeast India

04 Jan 2019

Northeast India has a wealth of medicinal plants that make their way to Indian and foreign markets. If grown sustainably, the sector can be a major bio-resource for the region.

Plastic ban in Tamil Nadu - EPR linkage and incentive model are key for success

02 Jan 2019

Tamil Nadu is set to enforce a ban on the use of plastic commodities including non-biodegradable carry bags, single-use cups, plates and straws, beginning the first of January, 2019.

Social Impact Assessment: can we do away with it?

02 Jan 2019

On 10th December 2018, the Supreme Court issued notices to the governments of Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Jharkhand and Tamil Nadu to respond to public interest litigation (PIL) filed by a group of activists led by Medha Patekar challenging the wide-ranging amendments made to The Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement (RFCTLARR) Act, 2013.

India's rampant urban water issues and challenges

28 Dec 2018

The consistent increase in the rate of growth of India's population has also led to the increase in demand for water, particularly in the urban areas where the rate of increase is highler compared to rural areas.

DNA fingerprinting of plants: Applications for conservation and utilisation of bio-resources

27 Dec 2018

Recent advances in molecular biology have led to development of a series of DNA-based techniques for estimation of genetic diversity, which is increasingly under threat due to over-exploitation of natural resources.

Overcoming the price hump: Financing energy efficiency

20 Dec 2018

Around the world energy efficiency is being looked as resource to address some of the critical problems of the energy sector. This has probably been the most cost effective way to address energy security, peak demand management, electricity access while mitigating climate change impacts.

Improving soil microorganisms for sturdier tea cultivation, come drought or flood

20 Dec 2018

TERI is working in Assam to reengineer plant root-associated microbes to make tea cultivation more resistant to biotic and abiotic challenges