Ongoing Projects

Urban micro-grids as an enabler for distribution network

July 16, 2020
| Electricity & Fuels

The study examines the relevance of micro-grids in an urban setup for power distribution companies in the face of increasing share of renwable energy in the electricity sector

Mapping policy for solar irrigation across the Water-Energy-Food (WEF) nexus in India

July 15, 2020
| Renewable Energy

The objective of this project is to provide technical assistance to state governments and offer policy recommendations to the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) on the PM-KUSUM scheme. We are reaching out to government stakeholders and experts on this issue.The aim is to identify the key technical, economic and financial needs in implementing PM-KUSUM, as well as the best practices adopted by different states in the country.

Sustainable Urban Freight Initiative

July 13, 2020
| Transport


Urban Freight transport involves movement of goods within, through or inward/outward to any city or enclosed urban area. With the increase in E-commerce the urban freight movement is expected to increase. Despite railways being more convenient and sustainable mode of freight transport only 22% of the freight transport is carried out using railways, rest 78% of freight transport in India is carried by road using small, light and heavy commercial vehicles.

Directory of R&D institutions

July 13, 2020
| Environment

It is proposed to collate and update the information of R&D institutions and industries across all sectors involved in S&T activities. The objectives of the project are to: (1) Collate and update the contact details of R&D institutions and industries; (2) Print and electronically publish the Directory of R&D Institutions.

Preparation of water quality status report of Maharashtra 2019-20

July 9, 2020
| Health & Nutrition

The main objective of this project is to prepare a water quality report 2019-20 for Maharashtra based on the data provided by MPCB. The detailed scope of work includes: • Identification of outliers and parameter values exceeding the permissible limits.

Extension of the Indo-German Competence Centre for Riverbank Filtration

July 1, 2020
| Environment

The overarching aim is to strengthen the cooperation in education and research between Germany and India in sustainable water resources management over a 3-year period from July 2020 to June 2023. The focus is on natural treatment techniques of riverbank filtration (RBF), managed aquifer recharge, and constructed wetlands. This is to be achieved through an extension of the activities and partners (German and Indian) of the existing ‘Riverbank Filtration Network (RBFN)’ partnership that exists since 2008. 

Prevention of Marine Litter in the Lakshadweep Sea (ProMiSe)

July 1, 2020
| Waste

There is a pressing need to curb marine pollution in the Maldives, Sri Lanka and India sharing access to the pristine ecosystems of the Lakshadweep Sea. The overall objective of the ProMiSe project is to contribute to the prevention and leakage of wastes from land-based sources into the Lakshadweep Sea in line with sustainable consumption and production approach, thus enhancing the attractiveness of tourism industries, avoiding further deterioration of marine ecosystems and improving living conditions in the Maldives, Sri Lanka and India.

Green Budgeting for the State of Bihar

June 29, 2020
| Resource Efficiency & Security

TERI has provided inputs to the foundational process for green budgeting in Bihar and is advising the state government on tagging of budget heads with SDGs

Carrying out Source Apportionment and Emission Inventory study for Kashipur City, Uttarakhand

June 24, 2020
| Air

The main objectives of this study are to: • Profile ground level concentration of air pollutants in different parts of the city; • Select emission factors for different categories of vehicles with due consideration to variations for fuel quality, technology, size and vintage of sources, control systems, etc; • Select appropriate emission factors for other non-vehicular sources viz. industries, industrial and domestic fuel combustions, roadside dust, construction activities, generator sets, etc;