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India can become a leading hydrogen export hub: Cristian Valdes Carter, Director, Innovation Norway said at TERI’s technical session at the International Climate Summit 2021

Article
| September 10, 2021

TERI organised four virtual technical sessions on 'Powering India's Hydrogen Ecosystem' at the International Climate Summit 2021 where discussions focused on the scope, potential, and policy and regulatory impetus needed to boost green hydrogen application in India.

Skilling the Youth Ecosystem: Can It Be an Antidote to Society's Overstretched Job Scenario?

Article
| September 10, 2021

International Youth Day is celebrated annually on August 12 to bring youth issues to the focus of the international community and to celebrate the potential of youth as active partners in the global society. In this article, Dr Livleen K Kahlon expounds on the National Education Policy (NEP) 2020 and feels that we need to act now to catch the 'potential workforce' at an early age and equip them with soft skills and technical expertise so that once they step out of their formal education stage they are able to earn their living.

Bioplastics - A Sustainable Solution to our Plastic Waste Problem

Article
| September 7, 2021

Environmental pollution due to commercial plastic waste mismanagement has been compounding, making it crucial to find an alternative. The article highlights TERI's bioplastic research and how bio and bio-based plastics could act as a sustainable alternative to conventional plastics.

CSR during COVID-19: Experience and learnings

Article
| September 3, 2021

CSR interventions have served as appropriate models of providing aid to vulnerable sections of society during the COVID-19 pandemic Steel and iron sectors globally result in almost 7% of total CO2 emissions.

TERI launches The Bulbul, a Pan Himalayan Network of Climate Change Journalists

Article
| August 27, 2021

The Bulbul, a multimedia platform that will focus on climate change reporting in the Himalayan region kicked off with an inception meeting on June 11. Conceptualised by TERI, with the support of Internews' Earth Journalism Network, this initiative will provide fellowship to fourteen journalists and scholars from the Himalayan region in India and Nepal to undertake a six month online training in climate change communication.

Characterization of an Endophytic Strain Talaromyces assiutensis, CPEF04 With Evaluation of Production Medium for Extracellular Red Pigments Having Antimicrobial and Anticancer Properties

Research Paper
| August 24, 2021

Considering the worldwide demand for colorants of natural origin, the utilization of ascomycete fungi as a prolific pigment producer unfolds a novel way to obtain these pigments for various applications, including food, cosmetic, and medical use. The presence of very few natural red pigment alternatives in the market also attracts research and industry priorities to unearth novel and sustainable red pigment producers. The present work is an attempt to identify a novel source of red color obtained from endophytic fungi isolated from terrestrial and marine habitats.

Green Steel through Hydrogen Direct Reduction: A Study on the Role of Hydrogen in the Indian Iron and Steel Sector

Policy brief
| August 18, 2021

The policy brief analyses the role of steel production through low carbon hydrogen technology as India moves on the path of balancing its development goals with its climate action targets.

Greening the Grid - How Close is India to Meeting its Renewable Energy Targets?

Article
| August 12, 2021

In this article, Dhruv Suri, Jai Shekhar, and Azade Y Aria discuss India's trajectory towards planned renewable energy targets and describe the implications of myopic thinking on future progress. They also stress on the fact that merely increasing renewable energy targets and installing new capacity is simply not enough. Economically maintaining a balance of supply and demand and designing technically reliable grids while adopting an overarching systems-level approach are the need of the hour.

Co-innovation of low-carbon technologies for SMES: A framework for strengthening technology cooperation between Japan and India

Policy brief
| August 11, 2021

Co-innovation can enhance cooperation with Japanese firms and facilitate the successful transfer of low carbon technologies in small and medium enterprises in India to further the country's energy transition

Resolving the Crisis in Power Distribution in India

Policy brief
| August 5, 2021

The discussion paper on 'Resolving the Crisis in Power Distribution in India' explores possible ways to address the challenges faced by the distribution sector.