Dr Ajay Mathur

Covid-19 Created Opportunity to Implement Greener, More Circular Economy: Dr. Ajay Mathur

The coronavirus pandemic has created the opportunity to implement a greener, more circular economy, said Dr. Ajay Mathur, Director General, The Energy and Resources Institute, (TERI). He was speaking at a webinar hosted to mark the World Environment Day on the theme, “Resource Efficiency for Greening of Recovery and fostering Sustainable Economic Growth in a […]

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India’s Reservoirs Can Generate 280 GW Power via Floating Solar: TERI

India’s reservoirs have 18,000 sq. km of area with the potential to generate 280 GW of solar power through floating solar photovoltaics (FSPVs) plants, according to a new study by The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), an energy and environment think tank. TERI’s new report titled ‘Floating Solar Photovoltaic (FSPV): A Third Pillar to Solar […]

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Here’s how Indian Solar Industry Evaluates the Budget 2020

The stakeholders from the solar industry has broadly welcomed the Narendra Modi led NDA government’s Union Budget 2020, as this time the power and renewable energy sector managed to get more attention in the budget. This time Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s budget got more relevance as it came at a time when the country’s economy […]

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Experts Stress Equity in India’s Push for a Green Economy

As per the ILO report, 77.4 percent jobs in India are ‘vulnerable’. A transition to a green economy in India must be a ‘Just Transition’, keeping in mind vulnerable livelihoods. A Just Transition would need to look at the labour surplus issue in India especially for those employed in agriculture and informal sectors. These were […]

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Future to be Driven by Clean Mobility Powered with RE: Dr. Ajay Mathur

The event facilitated the exchange of knowledge and experience and initiated sustainable partnerships in the fields of renewable energy and e-mobility. The future is expected to be driven by clean mobility powered with abundantly available renewable energy (RE), said Dr. Ajay Mathur, Director General, The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI). “If powered by clean energy, […]

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Govt to Sustain Investors Confidence Via Steady Policy, Ensuring Timely Payment to Developers: Dr. Ajay Mathur

Demand generation of solar power through compliance to the provision of solar RPOs needs to be continued with strict monitoring. The government needs to work on sustaining the confidence level of investors through steady policy of procurement process and ensuring timely payments to the developers. On technical side, grid balancing mechanisms through demand side management […]

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IIT Roorkee, TERI Join Hands on Research of Thematic Areas of Energy

As per the agreement signed, both IIT Roorkee and TERI will collaborate in the areas of mutual interest with special focus on the thematic areas of energy, renewable energy, water management, climate change, food, environment, sustainable habitat and sustainable transport. The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee, Asia’s oldest technical institution, has signed a Memorandum […]

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TERI Prepares Roadmap to Foster Resource Efficiency Policy for India

Improving use of resources, through adoption of a Resource Efficiency strategy, will be key to India’s sustained high growth and enhanced wellbeing. Leading think tank in energy and environment, The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), has submitted a detailed reference report on ‘National Resource Efficiency Policy for India’ to the Ministry of Environment, & Forests […]

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Mahindra Group Organizes Meet on India’s Ambition on Climate Change

The event had a panel discussion with Dr Ajay Mathur, Director General, The Energy Research Institute (TERI), Dr Arunabha Ghosh, Chief Executive Officer, Council on Energy, Environment & Water (CEEW) and moderated by Anirban Ghosh, Chief Sustainability Officer, Mahindra Group. Stepping up ambition on the climate related actions being taken by India, Mahindra group organized […]

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