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Around 18,000 sq. km of water bodies in India can generate 280GW power through floating solar PVs: TERI study

18 Feb 2020

With 57 GW, Maharashtra has the largest potential to create solar energy through floating solar photovoltaics or 'floatovoltaics', according to the study

New Delhi, February 18, 2020: A new report by The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) has found that India's reservoirs have 18,000 sq. km of area with the potential to generate 280 GW of solar power through floating solar photovoltaic (PV) plants.

Youth pledge to assume dynamic role in action against climate change, submit declaration

03 Feb 2020

New Delhi, February 3, 2020: A 'Youth Declaration on Climate Action' was presented on Friday, January 31 at the World Sustainable Development Summit (WSDS) 2020, the annual flagship event hosted by The Energy & Resources Institute (TERI). The students, speaking on behalf of the global youth, called upon heads of states to acknowledge and act in accordance with priorities that will strengthen climate action, sharing the belief that "global problems are beyond the power of any single entity to tackle".

EVs should become cheaper than traditional vehicles within three years: Amitabh Kant

30 Jan 2020

New Delhi, January 30, 2020: NITI Aayog CEO Mr Amitabh Kant today said that electric vehicles should become much cheaper than combustion vehicles in three years. Mr Kant further said that the price of battery packs of EVs is expected to fall to $76 per kilowatt hour (or unit) in three years, down from the present day $156/unit. At that point, he said, even the upfront cost of electrical vehicles will become cheaper than combustion vehicles, with the total cost of ownership already competitive.

TERI warns of carbon emissions from steel growing by almost 600 MT by 2050, suggests decarbonisation measures

30 Jan 2020

TERI's report 'Towards a Low Carbon Steel Sector' was released by Sh. Dharmendra Pradhan, Honourable Union Minister of Steel, at the World Sustainable Development Summit 2020, TERI's flagship event

TERI, SDC launch Clean Air Project in India to reduce air pollution in four Indian cities

29 Jan 2020

New Delhi: Lucknow and Kanpur in Uttar Pradesh and Pune and Nashik in Maharashtra will launch the Clean Air Project in India (CAP India) initiative to improve air quality in their cities. This project will be implemented by The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) in partnership with city authorities. CAP India was announced at the World Sustainable Development Summit 2020 being held in New Delhi.

जलवायु परिवर्तन से निपटने के लिए ओपन सोर्स जैसा दृष्टिकोण ज़रूरी; सतत विकास लक्ष्य को प्राप्त करना है तो तकनीक और वित्त पर देना होगा ध्यान: प्रकाश जावड़ेकर

29 Jan 2020

- जैफ्री सैक्स, प्रोफेसर और निदेशक, सेंटर फॉर सस्टेनेबल डेवलपमेंट, कोलंबिया विश्वविद्यालय को सस्टेनेबल डेवलपमेंट लीडरशिप अवार्ड से सम्मानित किया गया।

- तीन दिवसीय सम्मलेन के दौरान वायु प्रदूषण, ई-वाहन, अक्षय ऊर्जा, ऊर्जा दक्षता, हरित वित्त, नीली अर्थव्यवस्था, सतत उपभोग जैसे विषयों पर होगी चर्चा

Benefits outweigh costs needed for addressing air pollution in India: TERI

29 Jan 2020

Accelerating LPG access to poor, shifting fleet of commercial vehicles to BS VI, and agriculture residue management key actions for strengthening NCAP

Making the decade count: World Sustainable Development Summit to focus on 2030 goals

23 Jan 2020

- To be inaugurated by Shri Prakash Javadekar, Hon'ble Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Government of India; delegates from 20 countries to join the discussions

- Air pollution, e-mobility, renewable energy, energy efficiency, green finance, blue economy, sustainable consumption, among a range of topics to be discussed at the fora

- Sustainable Development Leadership Award to be announced in recognition of significant contribution towards the cause of sustainable development

Green is the only way to grow: 7 ideas for Budget 2020

13 Jan 2020

New Delhi, January 13, 2020: Resource efficiency, waste management and decarbonisation of the economy need to be the key drivers of India's green strategy because this is now the only viable path, capable of creating growth, new enterprises and a cleaner environment. As the government prepares to roll out the Union Budget on February 1, 2020, TERI suggests key allocations and policy signals that will take India ahead on this path.

Converting waste into wealth is the new vision for India: Nitin Gadkari

17 Dec 2019

Focusing on 'Integrated Approach to Sustainability', the 11th GRIHA Summit deliberates on challenges of urbanization, energy, waste and water.

New Delhi, December 17: Highlighting that nearly 65% of India's population is rural, Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways and MSMEs, said that creating employment for the rural, agriculture and tribal sector is a high priority for the government. This requires knowledge, technology and innovation that can drive sustainable development in India, he added.