TERI in the News

7 record(s) found in 'September 2013'

  • TERI proposes cess on coal output

    17 September 2013| Business Standard

    With coal bearing states demanding compensation for negative externalities arising out of coal mining, TERI has recommended a cess at the rate of Rs 119 per tonne of coal produced. The cess has been proposed by TERI keeping in view the environmental and social impact of coal mining.

  • Empowering rural India through innovative solutions

    13 September 2013| Thomson Reuters Foundation

    'Clean Energy Access Partnership' initiatives spearheaded by TERI and DFID have directly impacted close to a million lives wherein the solar charging stations and solar micro grids are being serviced by over 75 energy enterprises. Further it has indirectly impacted on close to 1.7 million lives by sale/service of new systems.

  • India: turning waste into sustainable employment opportunities

    13 September 2013| The Guardian

    In India, a recent survey by TERI showed that almost half of people in the 35-44 age bracket were unwilling to segregate their waste at all. Too much effort, a lack of space for multiple bins and a lack of trust in local authorities to handle recyclables were quoted as reasons for resistance.

  • Welspun mulling Rs 200 crore solar power project in Assam

    13 September 2013| The Economic Times

    Assam chief minister, Mr Tarun Gogoi, said that state government has tied up with TERI for the use and application of solar energy. The per-capita power consumption in Assam at a meagre 290 kilowatt hour is far below national average of 890 KWh per capita.

  • Assam ties up with TERI to harness solar potential

    12 September 2013| IBN Live

    Assam has tied up with TERI for application of solar energy in the state, said the state's Chief Minister Mr Tarun Gogoi. Noting Assam has tremendous potential in this vital renewable energy resourcs, he said it can help to provide electricity to each and every poor household and remotest corner of the state.

  • Hanita Coatings becomes the only window film manufacturer in India to be registered by GRIHA

    7 September 2013| Indian Television

    Hanita Coatings- a privately owned company by Kibbutz Hanita and Tene Investments situated in Israel's Western Galilee, is the only window film manufacturer in India to be registered by GRIHA. Being approved/ listed by GRIHA means that Hanita Window Films meet the stringent standards and parameters required by architects, engineers, builders and other building professionals for their green building projects.

  • E-rickshaw growth unregulated, govt wants safety checks

    2 September 2013| The Indian Express

    The increase in the number of e-rickshaws plying unregulated on Delhi's roads has raised safety and traffic concerns, prompting the Transport department to enlist the help of TERI to carry out a study in this regard. The study is expected to help the Delhi government formulate a policy to govern the battery-operated rickshaws. The first report is expected to be submitted in five months while the final report is expected to be ready in nine months.