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TERI launches storage battery-based load management in Kolkata

26 Nov 2018
| Business Standard

TERI has launched a "first-of-its-kind" pilot project here to support implementation of Battery Energy Storage Systems (BESS) at the distribution level, aimed at reducing stress on transformers during peak hours. The research institute, with support from MacArthur Foundation, kick started the project in collaboration with the West Bengal State Electricity Distribution Company Ltd (WBSEDCL). For implementation of the pilot project, TERI would act as project management consultant to WBSEDCL

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IEA highlights India’s progressive role in the global energy marketplace

04 Sep 2018
| ESI Africa

The International Energy Agency (IEA) has been commended by Mr R K Singh, India’s Minister for Power and New and Renewable Energy, on its contribution to global energy analysis and the substantive progress it is making to ‘open its doors’ to emerging countries. During a recent visit to New Delhi, Dr Fatih Birol, the IEA’s executive director focused on the increasing role of India in the global energy market, highlighting the country’s efforts in boosting electrification, rapidly improving

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Oil prices poised for further hike: International Energy Agency

31 Aug 2018
| The Economic Times

Indian economy remains vulnerable to oil price fluctuations, which makes it important for the country to diversify sources of supply, use biofuels, and to reduce energy consumption by cars, trucks and factories, according to Dr Fatih Birol, Executive Director, IEA. Dr Birol delivered the 17th Darbari Seth Lecture organised by TERI.

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The biggest decision maker in making the green shift in Indian real estate sector is the developer

21 Jul 2018
| HT Estates

The research facility, Centre of Excellence (CoE), was launched at TERI in Gurugram to promote an energy-efficient real estate ecosystem in India. The research facility has been collaboratively developed by Mahindra Lifespace Developers and TERI, and it showcases different energy efficient building materials and green construction technologies for the industry. The Mahindra- TERI CoE embodies the focus on sustainability beyond just business- towards creating a larger urban stakeholder

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Running your AC at 27°C vs 18°C can cut your electricity bill by over 30%

28 Jun 2018
| Mint

In an effort to promote energy efficiency in air conditioning, the government may issue an advisory to all AC manufacturers and commercial buildings to keep the default temperature setting at 24 degrees Celsius. A common misconception is that setting the thermostat at 18 degrees will cool down a room faster. However, that’s not true. It will take the same amount of time for the room to reach 26 degrees-which is significantly cooler than the average current outdoor temperature of 40 degrees

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Mahindra Lifespace, TERI launch centre of excellence focussed on energy efficiency

13 Jun 2018
| The Hindu Business Line

In a bid to boost energy-efficient real estate in India, Mahindra Lifespace Developers and TERI have announced the launch of a Centre of Excellence (CoE). A research facility, the CoE will aim at developing market-ready and energy-efficient technologies. It will also work towards preparing policy briefs for the Centre and state ministries to promote 'green' development.The information and knowledge sharing enabled by the Mahindra-TERI Centre of Excellence would facilitate developers to make

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Discom inks deals with TERI for govt school students

20 Apr 2018
| The Asian Age

Delhi power distribution company (Discom) BSES has announced that it has signed separate agreements with TERI to deal with different aspects of energy conservation and conduct research on demand-side management (modification of consumer demand for energy through various methods). According to a statement, the separate MoUs will be signed by the BSES Rajdhani Power Ltd and BSES Yamuna Power Ltd.

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Getting around India's energy efficiency conundrum

28 Feb 2018
| Mint

The road towards energy efficiency has not been easy due to lack of funds, resulting in the government rolling out a number of policies that include a market-based trading mechanism for moving towards cleaner cooking fuels. India’s energy efficiency market is estimated at $23 billion (around Rs 1.5 trillion) with a vast potential to grow. Energy efficiency needs to be at the centre stage of policy planning, says Dr Ajay Mathur, Director General of TERI. Experts believe there is a growing

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APSEEDCO signs pact with TERI to promote EE technologies

26 Feb 2018
| The Hans India

TERI has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Andhra Pradesh State Energy Efficiency Development Corporation (APSEEDCO) for technical collaboration to promote energy efficient technologies and global best practices among industries and other key sectors in the state. The specific activities of the MoU are facilitating adoption of globally accepted cleaner technologies and best practices for deployment in different end-use sectors and dialoguing with government agencies and

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Demand creation must to reduce costs of resource-efficient

25 Jan 2018
| India Today

Creation of demand is essential to increase sales volumes and reduce the costs of new resource- efficient technologies, Director-General of TERI, Dr Ajay Mathur, said at the World Economic Forum (WEF). Citing the example of the Indian government's LED bulb programme, Dr Mathur said aggregation of demand and bulk procurement helped in bringing down its prices. Demand creation is essential to enhance sales volumes and reduce the costs of new resource-efficient technologies, Dr Mathur was

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GRIHA launches rating system for government houses for urban poor

18 Dec 2017
| News18

 

The Green Rating for Integrated Habitat Assessment (GRIHA) Council has launched ratings for houses constructed under the government\'s affordable housing scheme, indicating their level of sustainability. There would be ratings between one and five stars. This would help consumers know about the sustainability of the houses. The GRIHA Council is an not-for-profit society jointly setup by TERI and the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy to promote green buildings in India. In his

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Three-pronged approach to phase out hydrochlorofluorocarbons

18 Dec 2017
| The Hindu Business Line

 

Energy experts have identified a three-pronged approach as a key in phasing out the use of hydrochlorofluorocarbons in buildings after workshops by the ozone department of the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change. The workshops were organised with support from Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL) and TERI.

 

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