TERI in the News

17 record(s) found in 'July 2006'

  • Conservative' dwellings

    8 July 2006| The Tribune

    With the increasing power cuts every summer and rising cost of energy, the builders and house owners have been forced across the world to think about ways and means how to bring down power consumption in the residential and commercial buildings. Ms Mili Majumdar of TERI says: "The energy consumption can be drastically brought down in the residential and commercial buildings through energy efficient architect, appropriate building material, optimal use of sun light and energy efficient electrical appliances." The institute is providing consultancy to the builders, housing societies and government agencies on "green buildings" which could bring down power consumption by 50-100 per cent.

  • The jatropha opportunity

    6 July 2006| The Hindu

    It is self-evident that biofuels hold out the promise of significantly easing the impact of the ongoing oil crisis. They can lighten the energy burden on economies and reduce dependence on fossil fuels, besides bringing down carbon emission levels. There have been a series of exploratory forays and studies. A report by TERI on the National Mission on Biofuel, for instance, points to much valuable study having been done.

  • Bid to create awareness about energy efficiency in Delhi

    6 July 2006| The Hindu

    To promote energy efficiency and renewable energy and to give sharp focus to these issues and fulfil its obligations under the Energy Conservation Act 2001, Delhi Transco Limited on Wednesday launched its Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Management Centre at the 33 KV sub-station at Minto Road. Delhi Power Minister Mr Haroon Yusuf inaugurated the centre in the presence of Principal Secretary Power Mr Rakesh Mehta, Director-General of TERI, Dr R K Pachauri and Director-General Bureau of Energy Efficiency, Mr V S Verma.

  • Energy management center launched

    6 July 2006| The Times of India

    To promote energy efficiency and renewable energy and to give sharp focus to these issues and fulfil its obligations under the Energy Conservation Act 2001, Delhi Transco Limited on Wednesday launched its Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Management Centre at the 33 KV sub-station at Minto Road. Delhi Power Minister Mr Haroon Yusuf inaugurated the centre in the presence of Principal Secretary Power, Mr Rakesh Mehta, Director-General of TERI, Dr R K Pachauri and Director-General Bureau of Energy Efficiency, Mr V S Verma.

  • Reliance, Jindal Steel to earn carbon credit benefits

    3 July 2006| The Hindu

    Premiere companies like Reliance Energy, Jindal Steel, Gujarat Ambuja, Grasim Cement have joined the race for earning emission reduction benefits, which has the potential of bringing annual flows of as much as 300 million dollars into India. An earlier study by TERI says that CDM has the potential of bringing in annual flows of as much as 1 billion dollars into India. However, the United States' refusal to ratify the Kyoto Protocol has reduced the demand for CDM considerably.

  • Competing for a good cause

    2 July 2006| The Financial Express

    TERI annual corporate social responsibility award winner for 2004-05, Sakthi Masala has been empowering the physically disabled with employment. Today, a fourth of its workforce is physically challenged. Through the annual awards for social responsibility and environment excellence, TERI, this year, brought to the forefront several similar social initiatives by India Inc. The awardees, eight in total, were selected through rigorous process by a committee comprising Justice J S Verma, Anu Aga of Thermax, Ganesan Balachander of Ford Foundation and Naresh Trehan of Escorts among others. The other projects awarded in the CSR category were: Solaris Chemtech Ltd's innovative education initiative at Pachham village in Kutch district of Gujarat, Hindustan Lever Ltd's Project Vindhya Valley providing sustainable livelihood to rural BPL groups by means of building a brand and a distribution system to access the market for their produce, Usha Martin's low birth weight project at Ranchi, and the Singareni Collieries' initiatives to assist its surrounding communities.

  • NCL bags TERI eco award

    2 July 2006| The Hindu Business Line

    Northern Coalfields Ltd (NCL) has bagged TERI Corporate Environmental Award for 2004-05 in recognition of its leadership efforts towards qualitative improvement in environmental management and innovative initiatives among corporates with turnover above Rs 500 crore a year.

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