International Day of Zero Waste 2024: 'Encouraging Zero-Waste Efforts'

29 Mar 2024
| ETV Bharat

The International Day of Zero Waste emphasises the critical need to bolster waste management globally and the importance of sustainable production and consumption practices. The Union Ministry for Environment, Forests and Climate Change (UMCD) is responsible for waste management in India. India's waste management regulations are predicated on the concepts of "polluter pays," "sustainable development," and "precaution." According to TERI (The Energy and Resources Institute), every year India

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Narmada aarti to floating sun panels—holy Omkareshwar is putting MP on global solar map

25 Mar 2024
| The Print

The Omkareshwar Dam solar park is the most ambitious project of its kind in India. Set to be operational by 1 April, it will generate enough electricity to light up 9 lakh homes. Upon completion, the project will cover 6.6 square kilometres of water surface and generate over 40.50 lakh units of electricity. Covering a water body's surface area up to a limit of 40 per cent minimises the impact on underwater ecology, according to Mr Sandeep Thakre, Associate Fellow, The Energy and

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क्लाइमेट चेंज की भेंट चढ़ेंगी करोड़ों नौकरियां

23 Mar 2024
| Navbharat Times

The environmental crisis emerges as one of the foremost challenge of this century. Given this scenario, the crucial question arises: What level of priority will the environment and renewable energy hold for the next government after the Lok Sabha Elections? To mark the 50th Anniversary of TERI, Navbharat Times conducted an interview with Dr Vibha Dhawan, Director General, TERI.

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Water sustainability awards highlight collaboration and innovation for water security

22 Mar 2024
| Outlook Planet

The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) hosted the third edition of the prestigious Water Sustainability Awards (WSA) on the eve of World Water Day. The event emphasised the need for collaboration and innovation to address water challenges and achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Key Highlights of the event included a Panel Discussion on Experts discussed water use efficiency, highlighting the importance of water audits and best practices for reducing industrial water

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On the Eve of World Water Day, Stakeholders from Various Sectors Recognized for their Transformative Efforts Towards Ensuring Water Sustainability

22 Mar 2024

Government representatives and experts gathered for the prestigious third edition of Water Sustainability Awards (WSA) organized by The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), on the eve of World Water Day. The emphasis of the event was on the universal importance of water stewardship and the pressing need for collaborative and participatory approach that would create a ripple effect across generations and communities. The event was an occasion to recognize the efforts of the people who

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Pioneering Sustainable Agriculture for a Greener Tomorrow

20 Mar 2024
| Agriculture World

We need to keep pushing the boundaries and find solutions to arrest global warming. We must come up with innovative and smart solutions in the field of renewable energy, and agriculture, says Dr Vibha Dhawan, Director General, TERI.

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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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