Southern Regional Centre, Bengaluru

The Southern Regional Centre was set up in Bengaluru in 1990 with the primary objective of promoting industrial energy efficiency through research, consultancy, training, and information dissemination. Over the years, the Centre has built a reputation not only in energy efficiency services, but also in renewable energy and environmental studies. Other focus areas include sustainable buildings, water resources policy, and development of biodegradable and green plastics.

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    Our Research Focus

    Over the years, the Southern Regional Centre has developed its strengths in many research areas

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    Project Report

    Planning our cities better to make our houses cooler

    Depleting green cover and a number of high rises have transformed cities into Urban Heat Islands. The report looks into mitigations strategies, as Bengaluru city in focus

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    Case study

    Learning by example: Solar PVs in Bengaluru’s schools

    Setting up solar rooftops in educational institutions of the city

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    Turning plastic on its head

    The Resource Efficient Technologies division has been working on making plastics environment-friendly

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    Project Report

    Promoting Green Buildings in Tamil Nadu

    A report on developing policy initiatives to foster the growth of green buildings in the state

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Mr T Senthil Kumar

Fellow, Industrial Energy Efficiency

Dr G R Narasimha Rao

Senior Fellow & Director, Industrial Energy Efficiency

Ms Minni Sastry

Fellow & Associate Director, Sustainable Buildings, SRC

Mr Pronab Dasgupta

Distinguished Fellow & Senior Director, TERI-SRC

Dr M N Sridar Babu

Fellow, Communication Outreach & Advocacy Unit

Mr Kiriti Sahoo

Fellow, Sustainable Buildings, SRC

Dr Lasya Gopal

Fellow, Centre for Impact, Evaluation & Energy Access