Case Studies

Readiness and Capacity Needs Assessment for Electric Vehicle Adoption in Indian Cities

Global dependence on fossil fuels in the transport sector has been a key driver of climate change and air pollution. In India, motorized transport accounts for a large share of the country’s total GHG emissions. Therefore, the swift replacement of internal combustion engines (ICE Vehicles) with Electric Vehicles (EVs) is imperative to decarbonize India’s transport sector.

Integrating electric buses in public transport: Kolkata's success story

Mr Alekhya Datta,Dr Shashank Vyas,Mr Ram Krishan

The IEA featured TERI's case study on Kolkata's successful operation of e-buses fleet in its flagship publication GEVO 2020 The e-buses fleet was inaugurated by honourable chief minister of West Bengal, Mamata Banerjee.

Lighting up homes and making cooking cleaner in Karnataka

Mr H H Ninga Setty

A pilot project in Karnataka's Chamarajnagar district brought solar lighting and clean cooking to the homes of the disadvantaged, saving fuel costs, reducing women's health risks, and providing employment opportunities

Best Practices on National GHG Inventory Management System: Case studies from South Africa, Ghana, South Korea, Japan, and Chile

Mr Abhishek Kaushik,Mr Shanmuganathan K

The Paris Agreement established a Transparency Framework in order to build mutual trust and confidence and to promote effective implementation, an enhanced transparency framework for action and support, with built-in flexibility which takes into account Parties' different

Fortifying the collection and recycling system of Post-Consumer Tetra Pak Cartons

Mr Sourabh Manuja

Study recommends a well established value chain for collectors and awareness among recyclers of the potential of cartons

Making micro-credit financing a vehicle for clean energy in rural India

Mr P B Singh

Partnership with a local micro-finance institution helps take clean cooking and lighting technology into poor homes in a village in Bihar

Losing the benefits of forests to degradation?

Dr Pia Sethi,Ms Vidhu Kapur,Dr Sukanya Das,Mr Balwant Singh Negi

The study examines the value of Uttarakhand's forests to local communities and to tourists

Modeling the Economics of Grassland Degradation in Banni, India

Mr Mihir Mathur,Mr Kabir Sharma

Banni grasslands was once the finest tropical grassland in Asia, but with the encroachment of the landscape by Prosopis juliflora has rendered the region unsuitable for several of its activities such as cattle rearing that has hit the livelihood of its people.

Quenching the thirst - Success stories of Project FLOW

Ms Taru Mehta

The Bharti Airtel-TERI initiative provides safe drinking water access and raises awareness on water and sanitation in schools

RCC check dams boost farmer incomes

Farmers in Jhapusabari Pt. III village in Dhubri district of Assam faced dual problems of flooding and water scarcity. Their fields were rainfed but with no infrastructure to regulate the flow of rainwater, their crops would first be flooded with water, and then suffer from water scarcity as the rainwater would drain out quickly. Both these situations were damaging to the crops, hence reducing productivity and consequently incomes.