Articles

Lighting homes and futures

06 Nov 2018

Initiatives to provide clean and affordable energy, such as 'Lighting a Billion Lives©' (LaBL), are not only helping electrify rural areas but also contributing to the entrepreneurial journey of the village youth.

Here's how to celebrate a resource efficient Diwali

05 Nov 2018

A little attention to the material being used and thrown away during the festival can contribute a lot to a cleaner Diwali that utlises resources effectively.

Producing hydrogen from agriculture waste - the microbial way

29 Oct 2018

Intensive research explorations are being carried out at TERI for hydrogen production from agri-residue woody biomass

Smart grid, battery storage, and your electricity bill

24 Oct 2018

Integration of smart grid technologies at the household level will ultimately help manage consumption and ensure least operating costs, lowering power bills

Boosting consumer confidence in solar lighting with a million+ solar LEDs

23 Oct 2018

Much before urban India, the country's rural population had endorsed LED-based solar lighting. Initiatives such as LaBL share the credit of boosting consumer confidence in such products.

The Call Of The Chengu

05 Oct 2018

Hunting is a deep-rooted cultural practice in Nagaland, but several communities are working to put an end to hunting and unsustainable fishing

A Goa village that strives to protect the fast-vanishing 'Khazans'

03 Oct 2018

Paddy fields in khazans Khazan ecosystems are reclaimed wetlands and mangrove areas, where tidal influence is regulated by the construction of embankments and sluice gates. 'Khazans' in Goa have always been nature's defence to its own excesses such as high tides, storms or floods. They are predominantly rice and fish fields.

Towards COP24: From Bangkok to Katowice

26 Sep 2018 | Ms Kavya Bajaj

For successful implementation of the Paris Agreement, issues frustrating developing and developed nations must be resolved; political trade-offs may provide an answer

'Infusion of capital required to accelerate transition to renewable energy in India'

26 Sep 2018

Experts discuss India's need to reconcile its development imperatives with environmental sustainability, at Climate Week NYC