Ongoing Projects

Educational program Barapullah Drain - India

December 15, 2021
| Environment

A school education programme to augment and sustain an extremely critical natural resource 'water' has been designed. This program will have a three-pronged approach viz, enhance knowledge, build capacity and facilitate action to increase wastewater use to meet increasing water demand for health and sanitation. This program will use innovative educational approaches to help school students (of grade 6-8, i.e. 12-15 years) which are open to experimentation and exploration of new ideas.

Environment, Climate and Water Security: Water Security and Climate Adaptation in Rural India (WASCA)

December 11, 2021
| Climate
| Water

The primary objective of the project financed by this grant is to interpret scientific assessment of climatic typologies at national, state and pilot district level to provide evidence base for contextualizing climate adaptation measures for enhancing water security in the WASCA pilot project locations. The overall objectives are to:

Supporting energy transition of the Indian state of Goa

December 8, 2021
| Renewable Energy

The following activities in pursuit of the Grant objectives:

a. Literature review of State's current policy and regulatory framework, present status of electricity supply and demand including status on RE capacity, economic growth patterns, consumer types.

b. Study for assessing the potential of RE resources that are available to the State. 

Support the valuation of mountain forests and mangroves in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

December 4, 2021
| Forest & Biodiversity

The main objective of this project is to support a core team in the World Bank to develop a set of technical activities in order to deliver the following outputs: (i) assessment of the costs of deforestation and degradation, in the mountain forests and mangroves; and (ii) ecosystem valuation of the mountain forests, as well as the assessment of the provisioning of key ecosystem services.  

 

Research concerning cutting-edge topics in Energy and Environment Fields

December 3, 2021
| Energy Efficiency

The project focuses on carrying out research on the cutting-edge topics in energy and environment fields in India like hydrogen, biomass energy, electric vehicle, carbon capture, utilisation and storage (CCUS), etc. through secondary research and interactions with key stakeholders.

Scoping project: design of India-UK E-mobility accelerator awareness campaign

December 3, 2021
| Electricity & Fuels
| Transport

The purpose of the project is to work on a scoping project to design UK-India Electric Mobility Accelerator Awareness Campaign which can support delivery of India's ambition on adoption of electric mobility, thereby contributing to cleaner air in cities, achieving energy security and creating new jobs both in India and in the UK.

Consultancy services on tender documents "Demand forecasting and Energy Portfolio Management (EPM)"

November 29, 2020
| Energy

The detailed scope of work for consultancy services for demand forecasting, energy portfolio management (EPM) in BESCOM will be as follows;

Health vulnerability assessment for Madhya Pradesh: building health sector resilience for climate change

November 27, 2020
| Environment

The proposed study would conduct climate and health vulnerability assessment (VA) for different districts of Madhya Pradesh to identify the region-specific climate-sensitive health outcomes, vulnerable regions and groups that are more susceptible to adverse health impacts.

Executive training on International Carbon Markets

November 18, 2020
| Environment

A series of 4 webinar sharing experience and offering training to key stakeholders on carbon pricing and international carbon markets, either through taxes, cap-and-trade systems, offsets or other instruments.

Particular attention to the wider policy context with regard to the effective implementation of the Paris Agreement, the relation with energy market (coal, gas, renewables, energy efficiency), the encouragement of low-carbon investments and sustainable finance.

Long-term plastic flux monitoring and river assessment at 2 sites in Mumbai

November 17, 2020
| Water

The main objective of this research agreement is to increase insights in the spatial temporal

variations and composition of plastic debris transport in the Vasai and Panvel Creeks, Mumbai. The following objectives are determined:

1. Assess the quantity and quality of plastic flow through Vasai and Panvel Creeks.