Green training for OTDC engineers
The New Indian Express, 5 August 2013
A training programme on Green Building Green Rating for Integrated Habitat Assessment was organised by TERI for the engineers of Odisha Tourism Development Corporation (OTDC). The speakers deliberated on the need for sustainable approach in designing and planning OTDC properties in the State and basics of solar passive architecture.
TERI develops new cookstove to reduce carbon footprint
The Economic Times, 18 May 2013
Qualcomm Incorporated, through Qualcomm Wireless Reach, Nexleaf Analytics, in collaboration with TERI, Project Surya and the UK Department for International Development, announced that they have worked together on the development of SootSwap, a mobile application for monitoring the use and incentivizing the adoption of clean cooking technologies.
India, US experts talk energy security collaboration
Business Standard, 15 May 2013
Leading researchers, policymakers and businesspeople from India and the US discussed strategies for collaboration towards energy security for both countries as they move towards low-carbon economic pathways. Issues relating to sustainable development were in spotlight at the just concluded US-India Energy Partnership Summit with the theme of 'Stimulating Technology, Trade and Development,' organised by TERI in association with Yale University
India needs clean, affordable sources of energy: PM
Business Standard, 14 May 2013
Access to clean, reliable and affordable sources of energy is a major policy priority for India, Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh said in a message to the Fourth US-India Energy Partnership Summit. His message was read out by the Indian Ambassador to the US Ms Nirupama Rao during the two-day conference organised by TERI in association with Yale University.
Tetra Pak - Building towards a better tomorrow
Afaqs, 13 May 2013
In line with Tetra Pak's commitment to the environment, the company recently launched 'Your Cartons. My Classroom', along with TERI. This is an initiative to sensitize the people of Delhi towards the cause of recycling and encourage them to come forward and join school students to collect empty Tetra Pak cartons which were then recycled into school furniture for six schools that were in need of a better learning environment.
Perfetti Van Melle India launches solar electrification project with TERI
MXM India, 8 May 2013
Perfetti Van Melle India (PVM India) has announced the launch of its Solar Electrification Project in Uttarakhand. Under this project PVM India has collaborated with TERI and effectively implemented one solar charging station at Dugari Khatta 1, which comes under Gram Panchayat of Biriya Block, Khatima District of Udham Singh Nagar. For these villages, Perfetti has supported the distribution of LED lanterns for 50 households. This project is expected to light up the lives of over 250 people and to positively impact their livelihood, health, and education.
First part of TERI's survey of Indian cities released in Mumbai
The Hindu, 7 May 2013
An environmental survey of 1010 Mumbaiites by TERI has found among other things that 62% of total respondents feel that the environment and development were conflicting in nature. The survey that was carried out in six major cities, namely Mumbai, Bengaluru, New Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata and Chennai aimed at gauging people's perception, behaviour, awareness and opinions pertaining to environmental issues
Earth Day celebrated at Big Foot
Herald, 27 April 2013
Earth Day was observed on Ancestral Goa, a centre for preservation of art, culture and environment, at Big Foot, Loutolim on the theme 'How do I help save earth? - let's talk solutions'. It started with a panel discussion comprising of Shabana Kazi from TERI, Sujeet K Dongre from CEE and the moderator Sultanat Kazi.
Ensure energy efficiency without compromising on quality of life: Mili Majumdar
The Hindustan Times, 26 April 2013
Ms Mili Majumdar, an expert on energy efficiency, heads the sustainable habitat division at TERI in Delhi, spoke on the massive wastage of electricity in Delhi's hotels and malls and ways to curb it.
TERI sets 15 million sq. m target for green building projects
Mint, 25 April 2013
TERI will work towards making the targeted area in govt and private buildings GRIHA-compliant in the next three years. GRIHA, an acronym for Green Rating for Integrated Habitat Assessment, is the national rating system for green buildings in India. The energy savings through the GRIHA initiatives, TERI said in a release, will be sufficient to light up at least 200,000 urban homes and provide solar water heating to 67,500 urban homes cumulatively