Vehicle Scrappage: Ring out old vehicles for green road transport
May 6, 2023
| Ms Akshaya Paul
| The Financial Express
The automobile sector is a raw material intensive hard-to-abate sector making it a natural candidate for implementing circularity on the road to net-zero in 2070 says Dr Asha Ram Sihag, Distinguished Fellow, Resource Efficiency and Governance Division, TERI and former Secretary, Ministry of Heavy Industries, Government of India and Ms Akshaya Paul, Research Associate, Transport and Urban Governance Division, TERI.
Increased EV adoption in Tier-2 and Tier-3 cities to drive clean energy revolution, say experts
April 24, 2023 |
April 24, 2023
There are seven areas of focus for accelerating adoption of EVs across different geographies, including institutional and policy readiness, infrastructure readiness, technology readiness, economic readiness, social readiness, environmental readiness, and innovation readiness says Mr Sharif Qamar, Associate Director Transport and Urban Governance Division TERI.
Increased adoption of EVs in Tier-2 and Tier-3 cities can add pace to clean energy drive in India
April 22, 2023 |
April 22, 2023
The Financial Express
On World Earth Day, experts from the ICCT and TERI reckon that the increasing awareness of environmental and cost-related benefits of EVs is driving the EV demand in the country. According to Mr Sharif Qamar, Associate Director and Area Convenor, Transport and Urban Governance Division, TERI, there are seven areas of focus for accelerating the adoption of EVs across different geographies – institutional and policy readiness; infrastructure readiness; technology readiness; economic readiness; social readiness; environmental readiness; and innovation readiness.
Consumers lack awareness of E20's impact on vehicles, say experts
April 1, 2023 |
April 1, 2023
The Economic Times
India has commenced its E20 petrol pilot in 32 cities, but industry experts are concerned that consumers are unaware of its impact on vehicles. Mr I V Rao, Distinguished Fellow, TERI, said vehicles' E20 fuel consumption could be higher than unblended petrol due to lower calorific value. The actual value will depend on the engine and how the engineers have tuned it for the blended fuel.
India aims to become global hub for green shipbuilding by 2030: Sonowal
March 23, 2023 |
March 23, 2023
Union Minister of Ports, Shipping and Waterways (MoPSW) and Ayush, Shri Sarbananda SonowaI inaugurated India's first Centre of Excellence in Green Port & Shipping (NCoEGPS) on 22 March 2023. The Centre results from a collaboration between the MoPSW and TERI. The Centre housed at TERI complex in Gurugram will act as the Nodal entity for the industry for building green ships and will work towards meeting the obligations under the Paris Agreement.
Cities as global actors: Enhancing urban leadership at G20
January 30, 2023
| The Economic Times
When countries negotiate climate action at high-profile international forums, local perspectives and leadership largely remain on the sidelines. According to UN predictions, by 2050, 75% of the world’s population would reside in urban areas. As a result, local leadership and governance will have an increasingly significant global impact, writes Rhea Srivastava, Research Associate, Transport and Urban Governance Division, TERI. As part of the UN’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, a sustainable and resilient urban future is a global goal.