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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Green training for OTDC engineers

08 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.

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Perfetti Van Melle India launches solar electrification project with TERI

08 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

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First part of TERI's survey of Indian cities released in Mumbai

07 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.

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Earth Day celebrated at Big Foot

27 Apr 2013
| Herald

Earth Day was observed on Ancestral Goa, a centre for preservation of art, culture and environment, at Big Foot, Loutolim on the theme 'How do I help save earth? - let's talk solutions'. It started with a panel discussion comprising of Shabana Kazi from TERI, Sujeet K Dongre from CEE and the moderator Sultanat Kazi.

Ensure energy efficiency without compromising on quality of life: Mili Majumdar

26 Apr 2013
| The Hindustan Times

Ms Mili Majumdar, an expert on energy efficiency, heads the sustainable habitat division at TERI in Delhi, spoke on the massive wastage of electricity in Delhi's hotels and malls and ways to curb it.

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TERI sets 15 million sq. m target for green building projects

25 Apr 2013
| Mint

TERI will work towards making the targeted area in govt and private buildings GRIHA-compliant in the next three years. GRIHA, an acronym for Green Rating for Integrated Habitat Assessment, is the national rating system for green buildings in India. The energy savings through the GRIHA initiatives, TERI said in a release, will be sufficient to light up at least 200,000 urban homes and provide solar water heating to 67,500 urban homes cumulatively

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Delhi yet to find its place under the sun

24 Apr 2013
| The Hindustan Times

Not many are aware about the advantages of harnessing solar energy. The low awareness levels can be gauged by the fact that people don't even make provisions for solar fixtures for future use when building new houses, said Dr Prodipto Ghosh, an expert with TERI. Making such a provision mandatory will to ensure they explore this opportunity, he added.

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