TERI in the News

3 record(s) found in 'March 2017'

  • New Nano Centre

    27 March 2017| The Times of India

    TERI has collaborated with an Australian university to set up a nanobiotechnology centre for core research as well as for development of technologies, products and processes. The TERI-Deakin Nanobiotechnology Centre plans to have 50 PhD students and as many researchers on board by 2018. Students as well as researchers from TERI and Deakin University will work together. The Centre seeks to work with the government, including the Department of Biotechnology, to achieve sustainability in agricultural practices, develop safe nano-delivery systems and cheap diagnostics for agriculture and human health, address environment-related problems and devise solutions for cleaner and greener energy.Â

  • Use of solar panels for green power on rise in Mumbai

    22 March 2017| The Times of India

    Nearly 60 housing societies and commercial buildings in Mumbai have already started generating their electricity requirement by using rooftop solar power plants. Statistics put out by the state power regulator estimate that 150 more consumers from Mumbai and more than 1600 in the rest of the state are slated to replace more than1lakh units of coal power with solar energy within a couple of months once they are provided with special electricity meters which are also known as net meters. According to Dr Ajay Mathur, Director-General of TERI, green energy production the solar way will grow rapidly in a few years. After 2026, technology will be so established that people might virtually say no to coal power generated in power plants.

  • TERI to help Amravati become energy efficient

    3 March 2017| The Economic Times (Energy World)

    TERI will support Andhra Pradesh capital Amravati to develop energy efficient buildings in the city. TERI is keen to enter into a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with government of Andhra Pradesh and help in making Amaravati a smart and energy efficient global city and is going to depute a high level team to Andhra for discussing the modalities, Dr Ajay Mathur, Director-General, TERI said.