Innovation in solar panels, batteries, EVs may not have big impact, but here is what makes them disruptive

12 Sep 2017 |
| The Financial Express

Indian manufacturers of power plant equipment and automobiles need to plan for the scenario in which their domestic and international clients have shifted partially or totally to solar power and electric vehicles, say Dr Umakant Panwar, Director, Centre for Public Policy and Good Governance and Dr Ajay Mathur, Director-General, TERI.

Darkness will be ostracized

04 Sep 2017 |
Mr Martand Shardul

Stand-alone lighting products (tubular battery and dry cell based products) have proved to be a credible disrupter of the market for kerosene wick lamps, says Mr Martand Shardul, Associate Fellow, Rural Energy and Livelihoods Division, TERI.

After leading green energy revolution, why India must power-up solar waste management

21 Aug 2017 |
Mr Martand Shardul
| The Financial Express

Growing population and a rapidly rising demand for electricity in both rural and urban areas, and across sectors, has put an extreme pressure on the ecology. India's existing rules document E-Waste Management Rules, 2016 is the set of rules referred to in most of the solar power tenders for solar projects in India. However, it does not specifically mention about the issue of management of used components of solar power systems says Mr Martand Shardul, Associate Fellow, Rural Energy and Livelihoods Division, TERI along with co-author Ms Aashna Agarwal from the Duke University.

Underground Taming of Floods for Irrigation: gendered impacts of intervention

18 Aug 2017 |
Dr G Mini
| Relief Web

An impact study supported by the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) was undertaken by researchers from TERI, to analyse the gender response to the Underground Taming of Floods for Irrigation (UTFI) pilot in Uttar Pradesh, says Dr Mini Govindan, Fellow, Rural Energy and Livelihoods Division, TERI.

Youth Day: Bridging breach between education and employability

12 Aug 2017 |
Mr Martand Shardul

As the world marks International Youth Day, Mr Martand Shardul, Associate Fellow, Rural Energy and Livelihoods Division, TERI, takes a look at the breach between education and employability.

Ganga as a 'Living Person': Will it help?

22 Jun 2017 |
| The Hindu Business Line

The Uttarakhand court’s judgement is an important step in the right direction for ensuring clean rivers, says Dr S K Sarkar, Distinguished Fellow & Senior Director, Water Resources Division, TERI.

360 degree: Going green in the time of Trump

11 Jun 2017 |
Ms Neha Pahuja
| The Asian Age

Many countries and the private sector have seen climate action as an opportunity to catalyse economic yet sustainable practices, says Ms Neha Pahuja, Fellow, Earth Science and Climate Change Division, TERI.

Maintaining sanctity of nature

05 Jun 2017 |
Ms Raina Singh
| The Pioneer

The Centre's thrust to invest in blue-green infrastructure in urban areas will improve the quality of life for urban dwellers. Such efforts must be complimented with implementation systems, says Ms Raina Singh, Fellow, Sustainable Habitat Division, TERI.

Boosting India's Green growth

04 Jun 2017 |
Mr Sanjay Seth
| Financial Chronicle

Developing a financial ecosystem for green developers leveraging on the global best practices and success models would boost the transformative green growth of India, says Mr Sanjay Seth, Senior Director, Sustainable Habitat Division, TERI.

Will Donald Trump's anti-climate stance stop India's actions? No, it won't

03 Jun 2017 |
| Business Standard

The absence of the US leadership would delay actions to address climate change in that country itself, as well as in other countries to reduce global emissions and to adapt to the adverse impacts of the climate change that has already occurred, says Dr Ajay Mathur, Director-General, TERI.