TERI in the News

23 record(s) found in 'September 2005'

  • Single energy regulator

    14 September 2005| The Telegraph

    The government is mulling a single regulator for the energy sector. The Planning Commission and the Committee of Secretaries have given their consent for a single appellate tribunal for power, coal and petroleum sectors. While a single power regulator already exists, a regulator is required to sort out the problems of fuel linkage resulting in an imbalanced power tariff. An open discussion on power reforms held at TERI highlighted the need for a single regulator in the sector.

  • Govt mulls integrated regulators for energy, transport

    13 September 2005| The Hindu Business Line

    THE Government is working towards having integrated regulators for the energy and transport sectors. "It makes sense to have an energy regulator and a transport regulator, who would look at the regulation aspects in these sectors," said Mr Montek Singh Ahluwalia, Deputy Chairman of the Planning Commission, at a seminar on power sector reforms held at TERI.

  • Review discoms every month: Experts to govt.

    13 September 2005| The Indian Express

    TERI, which studied the Delhi model for the collaborative research project for over two years - asked it to ensure that the discoms functioned properly and review their monthly performance.

  • India shrugs off impact!

    9 September 2005| The Financial Express

    Higher oil prices will have a limited impact on India's oil demand as rising incomes and inefficient use of energy will diminish conservation moves in Asia's third largest consumer. "We can improve energy efficiency by 25-30 per cent. Smaller companies have used obsolete technology because it is less capital intensive," said Dr Leena Srivastava, Executive Director, TERI.

  • Congress hasn't done enough for oil firms, feel experts

    8 September 2005| The Asian Age

    The government has revised petrol prices by Rs 3 and diesel by Rs 2. TERI's Director-General Dr R K Pachauri blamed the government for "not educating the public" on the issue of urgency of a fuel price hike last year (when it came to power in May 2004), when the international oil prices saw an upward swing, and instead going for a gradual hike after two months.

  • India Inc goes green in building practices

    8 September 2005| The Economic Times

    The motivation behind implementing green building policies is a growing concern for improved employee health, cost savings, environmental responsibility, reduced liability and life-cycle cost strategy. This can also be gauged from an exhaustive list of companies that TERI had worked for in the last five years. BHEL, BPCL,Cipla, Coca Cola India, Gujarat Ambuja, IBM India, IOC, L&T, ONGC, RIL, UB, Wipro and several others have benefited from TERI’s environmental management systems, eco-rating, environmental impact assessment and energy audits.

  • Now, Indian Acrylics joins the CDM bandwagon

    6 September 2005| The Asian Age

    CDM projects in India have a seven-year crediting time and hence need to be operational by the end of 2005, if they hope to capture the full value of the eligible CERs during the first commitment period between 2008-2012, says a study by TERI titled CDM Implementation in India: the National Strategy Study.

  • India Inc takes on carbon trading

    5 September 2005| Business Standard

    "It is cheaper for developing countries to reduce emissions than developed countries. As a result, buyers are coming to Indian shores", said Mr Vivek Kumar, TERI. Brazil and China are emerging two of India's strong competitors.

  • India Inc dons warrior mantle to avert AIDS

    5 September 2005| The Economic Times

    Apollo is looking at Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh for setting up the new clinics. It would share its experience with other corporates at a seminar in New Delhi organized by the IFC, the National Aids Control Organization, the Planning Commission and The Energy and Resources Institute. IFC is looking at funding more such projects up to half of the total cost.

  • Why has oil gone crazy

    4 September 2005| The Times of India

    There has been recent speculation that the Saudi oilfields might not be as vast as they are made out to be. "Information on Saudi oilfields is a black hole", says Dr R K Pachauri, Director-General of TERI.