Press Release

India soon to set voluntary targets to combat land degradation

05 Aug 2019

The country gears up to host 14th COP of United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification

New Delhi, August 05, 2019: The analysis of remotely sensed data by ISRO reveals that 96.40 million hectares or 29.32% of the Total Geographic Area (TGA) of the country faces the threat of land degradation during 2011-13. It shows a cumulative increase of 1.87 million hectares of area is undergoing process of desertification or land degradation in India between 2003-05 and 2011-13.

TERI and Cadmus launch Project I-SMART to accelerate rooftop solar installations

19 Jul 2019

The initiative aims to aggregate demand for 1,000 MW rooftop solar systems across four states and two UTs including Uttarakhand

Dehradun, July 19, 2019: The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) and US-based CADMUS group launched the Indian Solar Market Aggregation for Rooftops (I-SMART) program today in Dehradun, Uttarakhand at the workshop held to promote Rooftop Solar Power Plants.

TERI and USDMA organised a workshop for disaster risk reduction in buildings

18 Jul 2019

July 18, 2019, Dehradun: Uttarakhand State Disaster Management Authority (USDMA), in collaboration with The World Bank and The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), organised a workshop in Uttarakhand on "India Building Regulatory Capacity Assessment Workshop for Disaster Risk Reduction in Buildings".

Green economy to create additional jobs, developmental benefits

18 Jul 2019

Five UN agencies are partnering with India to set up an action plan for a greener and more inclusive growth trajectory for the country

Goa, July 18: We need to focus on the 'Future We Should Have' rather than 'The Future We Want', CK Mishra, Secretary, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC), said in Panaji on Monday. He was speaking at a two-day regional consultative workshop on inclusive green economies under the Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE) India initiative in Panjim on Monday.

Budget’s focus on Green India is welcome

05 Jul 2019

Announcements towards renewable energy, air pollution, water and solid waste management reaffirm government’s vision of sustainable development.

Budget should keep its promise of 'Green Mother Earth and Blue Skies'

02 Jul 2019

Provisions in the interim budget need to be taken forward to provide clean air and water to all Indians

July 2, 2019, New Delhi: The Union Budget 2019 must take forward the commitment to cleaner environment as was highlighted in the interim budget, The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) stated.

Comprehensive city-specific mobility plan need of the hour; blanket shift to private electric vehicles may not be feasible

20 Jun 2019

Accelerated battery technology development, customer preferences assessment, building capacity, and linkage to air quality enhancement are needed in the shift to EVs

20 June, 2019, New Delhi: TERI suggests a four-pronged approach to accelerate the introduction of electric vehicles (EVs) in India.

TERI and GIZ to enable communities in Assam adopt clean cooking, save forests

06 Jun 2019

The objective is to mitigate forest degradation by reducing dependence on fuelwood through new business models

टेरी और कैडमस ने घरेलू और व्यावसायिक उपभोक्ताओं हेतु रूफटाॅप सोलर इन्स्टाॅलेषन को आसान बनाने के लिए आई-स्मार्ट परियोजना लाॅन्च की

21 May 2019

इस पहल का लक्ष्य चार राज्यों और दो केंद्रषासित प्रदेषों में रूफटाॅप सोलर क्षमता के 1,000 मेगावाॅट की कुल मांग को पूरा करना हैं|