TERI in the News

5 record(s) found in 'February 2017'

  • TERI holds outreach meetings for sustainable summit in Kolkata

    28 February 2017| Business Standard

    TERI and Bengal Chamber today held its first outreach meeting in Kolkata for the upcoming World Sustainable Development Summit 2018. More outreach meetings will be held in Mumbai, Bangalore beside some few overseas cities. These will help in building agenda for the upcoming summit in February 2018, said Director-General, TERI, Dr Ajay Mathur. The World Sustainable Development Summit, TERI\'s flagship event, has been conceptualized as a single platform to accelerate action towards sustainable development and especially climate change.

  • Nalco, TERI sign MoU for sustainable rehabilitation

    16 February 2017| Business Standard

    Nalco has signed an agreement with TERI for various scientific, technological and educational activities in the area of mining rehabilitation and sustainable development. The activities under the MoU will cover mining rehabilitation methods and technologies; sustainable rehabilitation on red mud areas; capacity building; workshops and preparation knowledge documents on mining rehabilitation.

  • India has 10-year window to shift completely to renewable energy: TERI

    13 February 2017| The Economic Times

    Excess power generation capacity provides India an opportunity to shift completely to green energy. If the country can halve storage technology prices in 10 years it can do without the need for new coal based plants, according to a study by TERI. The TERI report indicates that current installed capacity and the capacity under construction would be able to meet demand till about 2026, keeping India power sufficient. The report estimates that no new investments are likely to be made in coal-based power generation in the years prior to that.

  • Energy saving measures promises big returns for industries

    9 February 2017| Kuensel Online

    Energy intensive industries in Pasakha, Chukha (Bhutan) can reap huge returns from installing waste heat recovery measures, a National Environment Commission Secretariat (NECS) study says. NECS and TERI studied the energy efficiency of three industries, calcium carbide, steel rolling mill, and ferro-silicon in Pasakha between March and October 2016.

  • Budgetary allocation to Environment Ministry up by 19 pc

    1 February 2017| DNA

    The Environment Ministry got an increase of nearly 19 per cent in its budgetary allocation for the next fiscal even as environmental bodies said that Union Budget has failed to acknowledge the problem of pollution. TERI said that the Union Budget is a continuation of the foundation built in last year\'s Budget to \'transform\' India but while moving in the right direction in some key areas, stops short in others. The Government would need to address issues related to aggravated environmental stress induced by intensive input, including water use and monoculture that can potentially result from this proposed law, TERI said in a statement.