Ongoing Projects

Creating Pan Himalayan Network for Climate Change Journalism

February 1, 2020
| Climate
| Environment

The project will create a Pan Himalayan Network for Climate Change Journalism. This will be done by creating a virtual infrastructure for imparting necessary training and essential skills to community media practitioners, local journalists and environmental activists located in the Himalayan Region, which is one of the epicentres for large-scale environmental degradation and adverse impact of climate change.

Decarbonisation of iron and steel sectors

January 30, 2020
| Energy

TERI suggests that it is possible to put the steel sector on a pathway to reduce emissions to near zero levels soon after 2050, making India the first country to industrialise while decarbonising its steel production.

Technology Assessment Project in India (FY 2019)

January 16, 2020
| Energy Efficiency
| Energy

TERI will be responsible for the following tasks and deliverables with full consultation with IGES: 1 Operating and strengthening JITMAP - To facilitate and assist the conduct of feasibility studies (FS) and meetings with stakeholders in India through but not limited - To arrange and join meetings with representatives of funding institutions, business associations, and government agencies in India to discuss with them how to strengthen JITMAP and to explore any possible joint activities with them under JITMAP.

Supporting Enhancement in India's NDC Ambition

December 1, 2019
| Climate science
| Environment

The grant will support TERI to produce policy-relevant, cutting-edge research and analysis and thought-leadership required for supporting an enhancement in India's nationally determined contributions under the Paris Agreement.

Rethink Plastic: UNEP-TERI joint initiative in Mumbai region

November 15, 2019
| Waste

Known for its rich marine biodiversity, South and Southeast Asia are becoming hotspots of plastic leakage. Regional coordination and collaboration are critical for managing plastic waste, both on land and in water. Some of the largest rivers in the region—Ganges, Indus, and Mekong—carry uncollected waste from cities to the oceans.

Market Consultation - Expert support to E4 India work

November 1, 2019
| Energy Efficiency
| Energy

The broad set of activities of this assignment would be as follows: (1) Provide in-depth analysis of the multiple benefits of energy efficiency in India; (2) Provide in-depth analysis on industrial energy efficiency in India; (3) Provide in-depth analysis on buildings energy efficiency in India; (4) Provide in-depth analysis on energy efficient cooling in India; (5) Provide in-depth analysis and expert advice on market based mechanisms and the promotion of energy services; (6) Provide substantive in-depth analysis and relevant energy efficiency expertise

Clean Air Project India

November 1, 2019
| Air

Air pollution is a global concern contributing to a wide range of health risks. According to the World Health Organisation data, around 7 million people die worldwide every year from exposure to the polluted air. More than 80% of people living in urban areas are exposed to concentrations higher than the level recommended by the WHO. India is one of the countries that are severely affected by air pollution. More than half of the world's twenty most polluted cities are located in India.

Unlocking wastewater treatment, water re-use and resource recovery opportunities for urban and peri-urban areas in India

October 21, 2019
| Water

Discharge of untreated wastewater has resulted in contamination of 75% of all surface water bodies in India. Our water resources are under severe stress resulting from overexploitation and pollution.

Facilitating adoption of Clean Energy technology in MSME units of Jharkhand State (India)

October 15, 2019
| Energy Efficiency
| Energy
| Renewable Energy

The current assignment aims is supporting Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) units in implementation of the energy-efficiency, renewable energy and technology upgradation measures by enabling access to easy and concessional finance (debt and third-party equity), facilitating technology tie-up with manufacturers, suppliers and energy service companies (ESCOs) and facilitating convergence of state and central government supported schemes with the current initiatives.

Study of the implementation modalities and impacts of Carbon

October 7, 2019
| Climate
| Environment

As per decision of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) taken in 2016, a global market-based mechanism called Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation (CORSIA) is to be implemented from 2021 with the objective of mitigating the GHG impacts of international flights and contributing to the global efforts to keep global warming below 2 degrees.