Press Release

Hon'ble Supreme Court's order a much-needed step to reduce air pollution

23 Oct 2018

Effective enforcement would be key to realizing benefits of the Hon'ble Court's directions

New Delhi, 23rd October: TERI welcomes the Hon'ble Supreme Court's order on regulating the sale and use of firecrackers in India. The order can be expected to bring down emissions and noise levels, dependent on effective enforcement.

Bharti Infratel and TERI empower schools to take forward water, sanitation and hygiene awareness

09 Oct 2018

The two organisations held a ceremony to mark the successful completion of Project FLOW and felicitate its Ranchi stalwarts

GRIHA organises Regional Summit 2018 in Bengaluru to discuss the roadmap for Sustainable Buildings

04 Oct 2018

The various discussions at the summit identified key research areas essential to make habitats affordable and sustainable

Strong policies needed to clean Delhi NCR air by 2025: ARAI & TERI report

16 Aug 2018

Joint scientific study report by commissioned by Ministry of Heavy Industries & Public Enterprises assesses the present source contributions towards PM2.5 & PM10 concentrations

TERI and ARAI conducted an exhaustive scientific study for Delhi-NCR to derive sectoral contributions to air pollution (PM levels) and project the future to develop air quality management plans. The study was based on 2 approaches (See report) :


Safeguard duty on imported solar panels will make solar power less competitive

01 Aug 2018

Duty on imported modules will increase solar power tariffs by around Rs.0.38 to Rs. 0.50/unit

August 1, 2018, New Delhi: Responding to the Ministry of Finance's notification to impose safeguard duty on imported solar panels, The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) today asserted that this move will raise tariffs of future solar projects in India, impacting the competitiveness of the solar power sector. This move is also likely to result in higher Average Power Purchase Cost (APPC) for the buying utilities and higher costs to the consumers.

TERI powers over 50,000 households in rural Bihar with clean energy

17 Jul 2018

Bihar, 17 July, 2018: India has evolved from being a power-deficit country to having surplus power. Further, the Central government's Saubhagya scheme is working towards ensuring full village electrification by 2019. Public-private partnerships (PPP) can help realise that vision by plugging the gaps in the power-supply chain and providing clean, reliable, and affordable energy through distributed renewable energy (DRE).

GRIHA inaugurates 8th Regional Summit in Mumbai, aims to build core competencies in the state and Urban Local Bodies

29 Jun 2018

- GRIHA Council signs MoU with Public Works Department, Government of Maharashtra, for committing highest green building standards in Maharashtra

- Trains PWD officers to become GRIHA certified professionals

Mahindra-TERI Centre of Excellence to enable energy efficiency in the real estate industry

12 Jun 2018

June 12, 2018, New Delhi: Mahindra Lifespace Developers Ltd (MLDL) and The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) today launched the first-ever Centre of Excellence (CoE) to boost energy-efficient real estate in India.  Energy-efficient building stock in India stands at less than 5% today; the CoE will leverage state-of-the art research techniques, tools and performance measurement solutions to boost the development of green buildings in India.  This joint research initiative will focus on developing open-source and sc

MoEFCC, TERI, and UNEP strategize the roadmap to ‘Urban Sustainability’ this World Environment Day

03 Jun 2018

New Delhi, 3rd June 2018: Today, as a result of continued rural-urban migration and population growth, more than half of the world’s population lives in urban settlements. By 2050, cities are expected to house as much as two-thirds of the global population, making urbanisation one of the twenty-first century’s most transformative trends.

TERI and MoEFCC launch initiatives to enhance resource efficiency and reduce, reuse and recycle plastic waste

02 Jun 2018

New Delhi, June 2, 2018: In the run up to World Environment Day, The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) today launched a number of initiatives to support the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change, Government of India’s (MoEFCC) focus on waste management and resource efficiency. The initiatives were unveiled by Shri CK Mishra, Secretary, MoEFCC and Dr Ajay Mathur, Director General, TERI, at an event at Vigyan Bhawan in Delhi.