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APSEEDCO signs pact with TERI to promote EE technologies

26 Feb 2018
| The Hans India

TERI has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Andhra Pradesh State Energy Efficiency Development Corporation (APSEEDCO) for technical collaboration to promote energy efficient technologies and global best practices among industries and other key sectors in the state. The specific activities of the MoU are facilitating adoption of globally accepted cleaner technologies and best practices for deployment in different end-use sectors and dialoguing with government agencies and

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Amaravati most sustainable capital: World Sustainable Development Summit 2018

19 Feb 2018
| The New Indian Express

In a boost to the development of the world-class capital city in Andhra Pradesh, the World Sustainable Development Summit (WSDS) 2018 held in New Delhi from February 15-17 endorsed Amaravati as the World’s Most Sustainable Capital. The summit was organized by TERI, which has agreed to support developing green buildings and 100% pollution free environment in Amaravati.

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PM Narendra Modi inaugurates World Sustainable Development Summit 2018

16 Feb 2018
| DNA

Prime Minister Mr Narendra Modi inaugurated the World Sustainable Development Summit 2018, organized by TERI. The Prime Minister, addressing the gathering at the inaugural speech, laid emphasis on the major current environmental problems that are being faced by the developing nations. Mr Modi added that successful climate action needs access to financial resources and technology. Technology can help countries like India to develop sustainably and enable poor to benefit from it.

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India chapter of Energy Transitions Commission launched

15 Feb 2018
| UNI

The India Chapter of the Energy Transitions Commission India (ETC India) has been launched by TERI. ETC India is a unique, high-level, multi-stakeholder platform on energy and electricity sector transitions in India. It will focus on policy, research and outreach on decarbonising the power sector. ETC India is the first country-specific Commission. India was chosen to have its own ETC as the country is taking great strides in transitioning towards renewable sources of energy.

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TERI to open food lab, varsity campus in Guwahati

15 Feb 2018
| UNI

The first state-of-the-art food testing laboratory in entire North East will be coming up in Guwahati within the next year. The food testing laboratory is being built by TERI at its campus in Guwahati and is likely to be operational within one year.

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PM to inaugurate WSDS 2018

12 Feb 2018
| Business Standard

The World Sustainable Development Summit (WSDS) 2018 will be inaugurated by Prime Minister Mr Narendra Modi on February 16. The event being organised by TERI aims to bring together global leaders on the issue of sustainable development, energy and environment. Themed 'Partnerships for a Resilient Planet', WSDS 2018 aims to create action frameworks to resolve some of the most urgent challenges facing developing economies in the backdrop of climate change.

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App-based cycle services to be rolled out soon

08 Feb 2018
| The Times of India

After app-based taxis, an increasing number of startups are turning to dockless bicycle rental services to offer last-mile connectivity to commuters. A study conducted by TERI in 2014 revealed that cycle ownership in Bengaluru has reduced from 29% in 2001 to 23% in 2011. However, experts say dockless cycles are likely to become popular because of the city's pleasant climate, clogged roads and expansion of cycle tracks.

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TERI, EPTRI team up with NOAA to strengthen climate modeling

08 Feb 2018
| Business Standard

TERI and the Environmental Protection Training Research Institute (EPTRI) announced a partnership with the United States National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to strengthen climate modelling capacity in India. The move would strengthen disaster risk reduction and reduce the population's vulnerability to climate risk and extreme weather events through enhanced awareness, coordination and adaptive capacity of local communities.

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Demand creation must to reduce costs of resource-efficient

25 Jan 2018
| India Today

Creation of demand is essential to increase sales volumes and reduce the costs of new resource- efficient technologies, Director-General of TERI, Dr Ajay Mathur, said at the World Economic Forum (WEF). Citing the example of the Indian government's LED bulb programme, Dr Mathur said aggregation of demand and bulk procurement helped in bringing down its prices. Demand creation is essential to enhance sales volumes and reduce the costs of new resource-efficient technologies, Dr Mathur was

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Surat emerges as leading 'solar smart city' in country

19 Jan 2018
| The Times of India

Surat has emerged as the country's leading 'solar smart city' as per Akshay Urja, the bimonthly newsletter of the Ministry of New And Renewable Energy, Government of India. A recent article in Akshay Urja says that Surat  is among one of the few cities in India to have met the expectations in the field of renewable energy after the launch of 'Smart Cities Mission' by the government in 2015. The guidelines of the Ministry of Urban Development, which identified 100 smart cities in the country

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TERI study maps out heat islands and urban canyons

19 Jan 2018
| The Hindu

While an increasingly concretised Bengaluru is warming up - longer, hotter summers with shorter winters- a report by TERI throws light on the complex factors that create 'Urban Heat Islands’, that is, facets of 'development' which see some areas heat up much more than others. Comparing residential locations of Bellandur, Basaveswaranagar, Koramangala, HSR Layout, Jayanagar as well as commercial areas of Marathahalli, Whitefield, Electronics City, TERI researchers believe it is a combination

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PM says India firm on environment commitment while carrying on its development agenda

16 Jan 2018
| The Economic Times

Prime Minister Mr Narendra Modi called for support from developed countries on extending finance and technology to prepare other nations for sustainable growth, saying India intends to achieve its sustainable development objectives on its own but "developed world can help us achieve them faster".  While delivering the inaugural address at the World Sustainable Development Summit (WSDS), organised by TERI, Mr Modi reiterated India’s commitment to protect the environment while carrying on its

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