TERI in the News

3 record(s) found in 'March 2015'

  • Leading experts deliberate on energy and environment for India in the context of Sustainable Development Goals at a workshop

    31 March 2015| India Education Dairy

    Developing countries need to develop additional capabilities to achieve Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Means of implementation is important for mobilization of resources from various sources and for effective use of financing to promote sustainable development. These were some of the views expressed by eminent experts from the Government, research organizations and NGOs at a workshop \'Energy and Environment in the Context of Sustainable Development Goals in India\' organized by TERI. The workshop assumes significance as SDGs will be finalized and officially adopted at the upcoming United Nations General Assembly. The workshop is an output of a project on energy and environment under the DFID-TERI Partnership for Clean Energy Access and Improved Policies for Sustainable Development.

  • What you should know before going solar

    30 March 2015| Mint

    The government has been working on providing net metering, which requires one to install only the panel and do away with the battery. The process is called net metering. Net metering is a meter that feeds power to a grid. It is similar to the meter that you have at your house for electricity, which shows you the number of units you have consumed and based on which you get a bill at the end of the month. With net metering, the solar power you generate gets fed in the grid, and depending on the usage, the cost will be reduced by your utility service provider, said Mr Shirish Garud, TERI

  • Eco-housing projects to get discounts

    28 March 2015| Pune Mirror

    The Pune Municipal Corporation has proposed a concession of 10 to 50 per cent on premium charges for balconies, staircases, and lifts among others under the eco-housing project. The civic body is also thinking of offering incentives to societies that choose to carry on with the eco-friendly initiatives established by developers. The eco-housing assessment criteria have been developed by the International Institute for Energy Conservation, TERI and the Science and Technology Park, University of Pune, under the USAID-GDA sponsored eco-housing initiative.