Replacing kerosene for solar in households for lighting

June 30, 2017
| Ongoing project
| Energy Access

The project aims to develop a business case for redirecting / re-routing kerosene subsidies in India towards the solar product value chain, and in essence, to replace the use of kerosene for basic lighting at the household level by making comparable solar based lighting alternatives available and affordable.

Technology Assessment and Matchmaking in India Project (FY 2017)

June 15, 2017
| Ongoing project
| Energy | Energy Efficiency

TERI and IGES, along with interested stakeholders from India and Japan, will operationalize the Japan-India Technology Matchmaking Platform (JITMAP) which was initiated in the Financial Year 2016 to promote the dissemination of Japanese low carbon technology in India.

Habitat Model for Efficiency and Comfort

June 13, 2017
| Ongoing project
| Buildings | Habitat | Cities

The project aims to provide Indian building market with external shading products that can reduce direct solar heat gain inside a building by more than 75%, while allowing natural daylight; and to design and demonstrate the potential of low energy radiant slab cooling, integrated with natural heat sinks and establish their operational mechanism for optimum comfort and energy efficiency.

Transforming Pathardi Village into a Model Village

June 13, 2017
| Ongoing project
| Health & Nutrition

TERI has been extensively working in Pathardi village, Mokhada in Palghar for over 4 years implementing several projects to make the village sustainable in terms of food, energy and water security. Creating better livelihood opportunities for the villagers of Pathardi, especially the women, are important in order to achieve the broader objectives of the project.

ONGC Foundation-TERI-Green School Project

June 9, 2017
| Ongoing project
| Energy Access | Energy | Renewable Energy

TERI in collaboration with ONGC aims to achieve the following specific objectives: 1. To bring improved, clean, and affordable energy to identified secondary schools in Golaghat and Sibsagar through installation of a solar power plant in each school;

Consultancy Assignment to study “Economic Rate of Return for various Renewable Energy Technologies”

June 7, 2017
| Ongoing project
| Energy | Renewable Energy | Environment

The project objective is to study the Economic Rate of Return (ERR) for various Renewable Energy Technologies (RETs) in India.

Traffic and air quality in India: Technologies and attitudes (TAQIITA) (Indo-Finland collaborative project)

June 2, 2017
| Ongoing project
| Air | Environment

Fine particulate matter is the pollutant of most concern in developing countries today on the basis of exposure, toxicity, and ambient concentrations. Two major contributors in transport to fine particulate air pollution are diesel vehicles and two-stroke engine gasoline vehicles. Due to strong motorization, India has become one of the biggest emitters of atmospheric pollutants.

Preparing action plan against air pollution in Ludhiana, Punjab

June 1, 2017
| Ongoing project
| Air | Environment

The main objectives of the proposed study are to: a. measure air pollutants concentrations (criteria pollutants) at different area categories of Ludhiana city b. prepare grid-wise emission inventory accounting for various pollution sources in Ludhiana city c. project emission inventories for future under different control options

Cleaning up our rivers

May 26, 2017
| Ongoing project

India is blessed with 14 major, 55 minor and numerous small rivers. However, many of these rivers are polluted due to disposal of sewage into these water bodies. There is no sign of river pollution being stopped. It is increasing day by day. There are several sources of water pollution, which deteriorate the river water quality. Industries discharge their liquid waste products into rivers.