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Technology edge for power plant performance

23 Jun 2021
| EPR Magazine

According to Ajay Shankar, Distinguished Fellow, TERI, there is a very large capacity of supercritical power plants which have been commissioned to large extent by private investment and they are unable to run at full capacity, as many of them are struggling to get coal. On the other hand, we have these old inefficient plants, which are continuing to run. So, if one were to convert the whole power sector of India into one centrally integrated plant kind of undertaking, then clearly all the

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Rural electrification: An unfinished task

23 Jun 2021
| India Together

Power connections are now available nearly everywhere across rural India. However, there is a long way to go before people in villages reliably get uninterrupted electricity that can help them live and work better. In the interview, Dr Debajit Palit, Director, Rural Energy and Livelihoods Division, TERI, explains what is left to be done.

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Will it be RIP for fossil fuel plants?

13 Jun 2021
| The Hindu Business Line

Dr Ritu Mathur, Director, Integrated Assessments and Modelling, TERI, points out that the country's energy demands are expected to at least double by 2050 as compared to 2020.

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Mahindra-TERI Centre of Excellence launches Chennai Water Sustainability Assessment Report

08 Jun 2021
| Construction Week Online

The Mahindra-TERI Centre of Excellence (CoE), a joint research initiative of Mahindra Lifespaces® and The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), has launched a report highlighting the potential water challenges in Chennai Metropolitan Area (CMA).

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Tata Steel Foundation signs MoU with TERI for green school project

06 Jun 2021
| The Times of India

Tata Steel Foundation signed a memorandum of understanding with The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) to launch the fourth phase of the green school project on World Environment day. The pact has been signed with an aim to sensitise school students towards environment protection.

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Has Climate Change Impacted Past and Present Pandemics?

05 Jun 2021
| News18

Many of the root causes of climate change also increase the risk of pandemics. Dr Souvik Bhattacharjya, Associate Director at the Resource Efficiency and Governance Division in TERI, said that when forests or natural habitats are destroyed, they can result in an outbreak of diseases.

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Why We Need International Climate Change Litigations to Make Countries, Corporates Accountable

05 Jun 2021
| News18

Dr Souvik Bhattacharjya, Associate Director at the Resource Efficiency and Governance Division in TERI, pointed out that the Paris Agreement not only serves as a legal reference point in several domestic climate change litigations but is also a legally binding agreement in itself.

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Economic Cost of Cyclones: How Can India Minimize the Mounting Losses of Tauktae, Amphan?

05 Jun 2021
| News18

In a recent interview Mr Saurabh Bhardwaj, Fellow and Area Convener, at Centre for Climate Modelling, TERI, explained the increasing erraticism of cyclone systems and ways to mitigate the impact of cyclones, thereby reducing economic losses.

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Decline in water availability due to increase in human, cattle population: Prakash Javadekar

04 Jun 2021
| The Times of India

In his keynote address at the curtain raiser event of TERI's World Sustainable Development Summit (WSDS) 2022 and discussion on sustainable, equitable and resilient water use, Union environment minister Mr Prakash Javadekar said that new technologies must be used to ensure zero wastage of water.

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E-waste: A Growing Problem

30 May 2021
| Business Today

According to Dr Suneel Pandey, Director, Environment & Waste Management division, TERI, even as legislation and rules have come a long way and evolved over time, bringing smaller players under the extended producer responsibility (EPR) net is a challenge and that is where the government needs to work on an incentive mechanism.

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