Study on assessment of environment and economic impacts of use of washed coal for power generation

February 17, 2020
| Ongoing project
| Resource efficiency

The objectives of this project are to: (1) Understand the status of coal washing in India for non-coking coal; and (2) Assess environmental and economic impact on coal washing, transportation, power plant and any other area which is affected directly or indirectly.

Study on sustainable space heating solutions in buildings in Himalayan region

February 6, 2020
| Ongoing project
| Buildings

Global warming is causing a rapid rise in temperature in certain high-altitude zones, which include the Indian Himalayan region (IHR). Glacier melting in Himalayas will affect freshwater flows and have an adverse impact on biodiversity as well as human settlements and their livelihoods.

Exploiting beneficial algal-microbial interactions to increase cultivation yield

February 4, 2020
| Ongoing project
| Agriculture

The main objectives of the project are: (1) Optimize nutrients supply strategies in algae bacterial culture; (2) Enhance crop protection and stability using biological control;

Case study on electric city buses

February 3, 2020
| Ongoing project
| Energy

The study will cover the various segments pertaining to electric bus implementation in Kolkata; implementation challenges, impact on ridership, operational and charging cost, comparison with conventional buses etc.

Creating Pan Himalayan Network for Climate Change Journalism

February 1, 2020
| Ongoing project
| Climate | Environment

The project will create a Pan Himalayan Network for Climate Change Journalism.

Decarbonisation of iron and steel sectors

January 30, 2020
| Ongoing project
| 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.

Engagement of consultancy service to carry out assessment study of biofuel, biodiesel, ethanol and CBG in Northeast Region of India

January 22, 2020
| Ongoing project
| Renewable Energy

The overall objective of the proposed study to investigate the potential of different types of biomass in the North Eastern (NE) states of India.

Water quality improvement of Dighalipukhuri, Guwahati

January 20, 2020
| Ongoing project
| Water | Microbes

Physical examination of the Dighalipukhuri pond revealed trophic stratification and aquatic life including fishes. Realising the historical importance of the pond and aesthetics facilitation it was decided that natural remedial process would be helpful.

Certificate course in "Sustain and Enhance Technical Knowledge in Solar Energy Systems" at Guwahati, Assam under GSDP during the financial year 2019-20

January 15, 2020
| Ongoing project
| Environment

The objectives of this project are to: (1) provide training to 30 participants on solar energy systems to enhance their technical skills; (2) set up an 1 kW solar photovoltaic (SPV) power plant for demonstration and practical training; (3) create linkages of participants with solar energy vendors/agencies to enhance employability.<

Sustainability assessment of the thermochemical conversion of post-extraction plant residues to address climate change

January 8, 2020
| Ongoing project
| Waste | Climate

The L'Oréal Group  is one of the leading manufacturers of beauty products and uses different types of plant extracts for the development of its products. The process generates a large quantity of organic post-extraction waste materials.