TERI in the News

10 record(s) found in 'May 2013'

  • EU says it hasn't yet sent penalty notifications to Air India, Jet

    29 May 2013| Mint

    The EU (European Union) said it hasn't yet sent any penalty notifications to Air India Ltd and Jet Airways (India) Ltd for not providing greenhouse gas emissions data on flights within Europe and plans to hold talks with them regarding the issue. Air India and Jet Airways have been told by the Indian government not to submit any data to EU under the emissions trading scheme (ETS). Dr Prodipto Ghosh, Distinguished Fellow at TERI (The Energy and Resources Institute) said any country trying to take unilateral action cannot go against major trading partners like China, Japan, Asean (Association of Southeast Asian Nations), the US, Brazil, South Africa and India. India has made it very clear that the day EU tries to impose ETS, she will renegotiate bilaterals and has the option to put a ban on imports of EU aircraft.

  • Fortum to participate in a new bioenergy research programme in Finland and India

    29 May 2013| The Wall Street Journal

    Fortum will participate in the Sustainable Bioenergy Solutions for Tomorrow (BEST) research programme established by two Strategic Centres for Science, Technology and Innovation (SHOK), CLEEN Oy and FIBIC Oy, in Finland and India. The programme is the first joint programme of the two SHOKs, and its goal is to encompass a completely new kind of collaboration between forest and energy know-how. TERI is the main partner from India during the first phase of the programme.

  • TERI organises promotional program for energy efficiency

    26 May 2013| Times of India

    The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) organized a promotional program for 'Energy Efficiency in New Residential Construction in India' in Bangalore. The program aimed to revolutionize the approach in developing the largest sector in India on principles of sustainability. The key highlights of the promotional program include an assessment of the IT tool titled 'IT Toolkit: ResBuild India' developed by Fraunhofer Institute of Germany and customized by TERI for Indian conditions.

  • TERI develops new cookstove to reduce carbon footprint

    18 May 2013| The Economic Times

    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

    15 May 2013| Business Standard

    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

    14 May 2013| Business Standard

    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

    13 May 2013| Afaqs

    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.

  • Green training for OTDC engineers

    8 May 2013| The New Indian Express

    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.

  • Perfetti Van Melle India launches solar electrification project with TERI

    8 May 2013| MXM India

    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

    7 May 2013| The Hindu

    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.