Centre issues guidelines on solid waste management in aquaculture units

20 Mar 2024
| Business Standard

The Centre has introduced new guidelines for solid waste management in coastal aquaculture units to promote sustainable practices in the aquaculture sector. These instructions delineate protocols spanning from waste handling to prohibiting its burning. According to a report by The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), India produces over 62 million tonnes (MT) of waste in a year. Only 43 MT of the total generated waste gets collected, with 12 MT being treated before disposal, and the

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Climate change escalates, loss and damage fund lags behind

13 Mar 2024
| BW Business World

Loss and Damage Fund faces significant hurdles, hindering its effectiveness in addressing climate change impacts. Challenges include funding shortages, governance issues and disagreements over scope and responsibility. According to a report by TERI (The Energy and Resources Institute) titled, 'Operationalisation of the Loss and Damage Fund: Challenges and Opportunities', wealthy nations pledged USD 100 billion annually from 2020 in climate finance to poorer nations, but have fallen

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India is installing solar powered EV charging stations. Will it work?

07 Mar 2024
| The Economic Times

In February, electric vehicle (EV) ride-sharing platform BluSmart announced a deal with Tata Power to recharge its electric cabs using solar energy, ensuring no fossil fuels are used in their operation. The deal shows a viable path for cleaner and cheaper mobility options.

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TERI Unveils Policy Brief for Net-Zero Textile Wastewater Treatment with TADOX Technology

07 Mar 2024
| Climate Samurai

The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) recently launched a policy brief titled, "Integration of TADOX Technology to achieve net zero in textile wastewater treatment," outlining a path towards sustainable textile wastewater management. This policy brief follows the successful pilot demonstration of TADOX, a novel wastewater treatment technology developed by TERI, at a Textile CETP (Common Effluent Treatment Plant) in Kanpur, India. Funded by the National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG

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Over 50% of India's renewables tender to be concern

05 Mar 2024
| Solar Paces

India has carved out an unprecedented percentage to come from concentrated solar thermal technologies in its planned renewables tender this year; over 50%. The background condition for India's CSP tender decision is the rise of battery adoption, according to Mr Ajay Shankar, Distinguished Fellow, Director-General's Office at The Energy and Resources Institute. The news of the tender attracted the world's key CSP developers and stakeholders to the International Conference on Solar

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TERI unveils new tech to ensure zero liquid discharge by CETP

03 Mar 2024
| The Hindu Business Line

The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), has come up with a unique technology to treat industrial wastewater that will ensure affordable and sustainable Zero Liquid Discharge (ZLD) compliance set by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) for Common Effluent Treatment Plants (CETP) in industrial clusters, said Dr Nupur Bahadur, Associate Director, TERI and Inventor of the technology.

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TERI and Ion Exchange India Ltd. come together to revolutionize Wastewater Treatment with TADOX® Technology

23 Feb 2024
| Krishak Jagat

In a significant collaboration, The Energy and Resources Institute's (TERI) has officially entered into a TADOX® Technology and Trademark License (TTLA) Agreement with Ion Exchange India Ltd, aimed at commercializing TERI's patented wastewater treatment technology for industrial applications. The signing ceremony was held in the presence of Shri G Asok Kumar, Director General National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG), Ministry of Jal Shakti, Govt. of India, Dr Vibha Dhawan, Director

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Holistic Wellness Centre & Meghalaya Traditional Knowledge Portal launched

22 Feb 2024
| The Shillong Times

On February 22, 2024, a significant milestone was achieved in Meghalaya with the inauguration of the Holistic Wellness Centre and the launch of the Meghalaya Traditional Knowledge Portal. A Collaborative programme of Bio-Resource Development Centre, an autonomous R&D institution under Planning Department, Government of Meghalaya, The Energy and Resources Institute, New Delhi and the Meghalaya Basin Development Agency.

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Prompt action help from locals key in responding to disasters Experts

15 Feb 2024
| The Week

Several disaster management experts on 15 February 2024 gave their views on how to respond to an unforeseen event, with one calling for roping in people with first-hand knowledge of the area for a better understanding of the measures to be taken. Prodipto Ghosh, Distinguished Fellow, TERI, said that identification of a disaster must be based on three parameters: the scale of damage should be large, the event should not be a slow event like global warming, and its risk must be societal

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Book on sustainable development launched

11 Feb 2024
| The Tribune

With the increased use of community transport and being less dependent on fossil fuels, an individual could contribute in achieving sustainable development, says Dr Yogesh Gokhale, editor of the book 'TERI's Solutions for Sustainable Development' launched by the Vice President of India Mr Jagdeep Dhankhar. Dr Gokhale, who is area convener of Centre for Forest Management & Governance and Nutritional Security with The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), said through changes in

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Water conservation a win-win for economy

09 Feb 2024
| Outlook

A policy brief released at TERI's WSDS 2024 lays down blue print for improving water efficiency in water-intensive sectors. The policy brief titled, "Benchmarking Industrial Water Use Efficiency in India". The brief focuses on water-intensive sectors' potential for improving water efficiency through interventions based on water audits. The evaluation determined the best practices, technologies, opportunities, and policy interventions needed to improve water efficiency.

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WSDS Ends With Release of Act4Earth Manifesto

09 Feb 2024
| Outlook

Ministers from various countries attended the World Sustainable Development Summit convened by The Energy and Resource Institute (TERI) and delivered the paths for sustainable development. WSDS concluded with the release of the Act4Earth Manifesto. The Manifesto summarised the learnings from the 16 plenaries and 31 thematic tracks that were held during the three-day event. During the summit subject matter experts, industry captains, ministers and youth focussed on wide range of issues

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