TERI in the News

5 record(s) found in 'September 2010'

  • TERI-North America organizes the 2nd US-India Energy Partnership Summit 2010: Technologies & Policies for Energy Security

    30 September 2010| Business Wire India

    Carrying the momentum of unprecedented cooperation and providing the perfect setting for deliberation on strategies and activities for Indo-U.S. collaboration towards energy security ahead of the much awaited visit of US President Mr Barack Obama to India in November, TERI North America organized the second annual US-India Energy Partnership Summit. The summit themed “Technologies and Policies for Energy Security” was co-convened by Yale University with support from the US-India Business Council and drew over 200 participants from government, industry, think tanks, academia, banks and the finance sector. India and the United States share a large capital in science and technology manpower, and in innovation and enhancing it to tackle the challenges of energy security was the focus of experts and policymakers from the two countries at the high-level conference. The Summit provided the perfect setting for deliberations on strategies and activities for Indo-US collaboration towards energy security for both countries, as they move towards low carbon economic pathways.

  • Uttar Pradesh government to tie up with TERI for climate change action plan

    26 September 2010| The Indian Express

    The Uttar Pradesh government is all set to sign a Memorandum of Understanding with TERI for implementation of the state action plan for climate change. The state government has formulated the action points it will take under the eight missions outlined by the Prime Minister under the National Action Plan on climate change. To work on this in the next 10 to 15 years, a draft state action plan is being prepared. The state action plan will contain details of key environment issues prevailing in Uttar Pradesh, impact of climate change and vulnerability assessment, ongoing programmes contributing to adaptation and mitigation and climate change strategy.

  • PCMC to introduce green rating' for new buildings

    8 September 2010| The Times of India

    PCMC (Pimpri-Chinchwad Municipal Corporation) took a step further towards energy and environment conservation with its plans to give green rating' to new buildings. PCMC has decided to adopt the guidelines laid won by TERI for rating green buildings. The buildings will be given ratings on the scale of 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5, depending upon the number of eco-friendly measures taken. The developers will get concessions in premium charges paid to the PCMC while residents of green buildings will be given rebate in property tax.

  • TERI Foundation Day acclaims corporate leadership & the role of business in nation building

    3 September 2010| Business wire India

    India is witnessing a quantum leap forward in all sectors of the economy, and the need of the hour is to establish a harmonious relation between infrastructure building and utilisation of resources. This message came out strong at 9th Darbari Seth Memorial Lecture that marked the Foundation Day of TERI. Felicitating TERI for its dynamic role in raising of consciousness on the impact of climate change and its forward-thinking researches on sustainable development solutions, the Chief Guest Mr Sunil Bharti Mittal, Chairman & Group CEO of Bharti Enterprises, presented a deeply reflective 'way forward' on the issue of Corporate Leadership: Role of Business in Nation Building.

  • Bringing light to India's rural areas

    2 September 2010| The New York Times

    For solar energy to develop on a significant scale, Mr Amit Kumar, Director of Energy Environment Technology Development at TERI said, India would need to bring down costs by producing indigenous technologies, devote resources to research and development and create a dedicated body independent of the central government to act as an advocate for the sector. TERI brought new solar LED lanterns to market this summer, priced at 800 to 1,000 rupees, as part of its own solar initiative, which has reached 30,000 households since 2008.