Press Release

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.

Dr Ajay Mathur honoured for his contribution to the field of energy efficiency

28 May 2018

New Delhi, 28 May, 2018: The Society of Energy Engineers & Managers (SEEM) gave its first Visionary Leadership Award to Dr Ajay Mathur, Director General, The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), for his contributions as well as his rich experience in the field of energy conservation and management.

Department of Biotechnology awards TERI for innovation in methane generation from coal beds

11 May 2018

Award jointly conferred to TERI, ONGC, and OEC

TERI launches first-of-its-kind digital library dedicated to nutrition security

25 Apr 2018

The website hosts critical usable knowledge of 200 plant species rich in nutrition

BSES Discoms and TERI sign landmark agreements

19 Apr 2018

BSES and TERI partner to educate 90,000 students and promote Demand Side Management to reduce power demand

BRPL - Educate and sensitize students in Govt schools on energy conservation and Environment - Employ innovative teaching material like especially created learning material books