Data collection is key to implementing conservation measures in energy intensive sectors

18 Apr 2019 | Ms Lalitya Reddy

Buildings are energy guzzlers

India is facing formidable challenges in meeting its energy needs. Domestic and commercial building sectors account for approximately one-third of total electricity consumption and these sectors are likely to consume around 37% of electricity in 2020-21. The commercial buildings sector which comprises office buildings, hotels, hospitals, educational institutes, retails malls, etc., consumes 9% of total electricity consumption in India.

A green agenda: Clearing India's air

18 Apr 2019

TERI's analyses suggests that industrial sector and secondary particulates are key sources of air pollution that should be focussed on

Addressing socio-cultural barriers is key to ensuring reuse of treated waste water

18 Apr 2019

Important to address socio, psychological and cultural barriers to ensure reuse of treated waste water

सामाजिक प्रभाव आकलन : क्या हम इसकी अनदेखी कर सकते हैं?

11 Apr 2019

भूमि अधिग्रहण को सुचारू बनाने के लिए एसआईए के तहत परामर्शदायी समझौता वार्ता महत्वपूर्ण प्रक्रिया है

Data should have a purpose; inform policy: Secretary, MoEF&CC, at TEDDY launch

04 Apr 2019

Mr CK Mishra, Secretary, Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change, gave the keynote address at the launch of TERI's annual data yearbook

Why battery energy storage is key to renewables' growth

02 Apr 2019

Apart from helping smoothen grid integration of renewables, battery storage can also help discoms with demand side management

Lower healthcare costs, more jobs among cobenefits of higher renewables' share in India

01 Apr 2019

Research under the COBENEFITS project suggests that shifting to more renewable energy in power generation would also lead to employment generation, better health, and cleaner air

Special drive for tree plantations in Uttar Pradesh faces several challenges

20 Mar 2019

In order to provide state level support to India's commitment to achieve additional carbon sink of 2.5 to 3 billion tonnes of CO2 by 2030 (two thirds potential of this target is with agroforestry), the state of Uttar Pradesh (UP) has taken the initiative to plant 22 crore saplings in July 2019.

Drying up antimicrobial resistance with innovative wastewater treatment

07 Mar 2019

Studies show that 90 per cent of pharmaceutical wastewater treatment plants release pharmaceutical residues into soil and water, providing ideal breeding grounds for drug-resistant bacteria

Technology lever for green housing scale-up in India

22 Feb 2019

Eco-Cities India is a multi-year technical advisory programme, established under the European Union (EU) -India Cooperation on Clean Energy and Energy Efficiency. A climate-change focussed initiative, the programme is structured around five cities—Bengaluru, Bhubaneswar, Chennai, and the Mumbai and Pune metropolitan regions.