The Bengaluru - Clean Air Platform (B-CAP) is envisioned as the foremost source of technical knowledge on air quality (AQ). Its objective is to mainstream air pollution education and influence policies, regulations and standards on AQ. It brings together diverse stakeholders on a common platform to develop holistic sustainable alternatives/solutions to the problem of air pollution. The Center for Study of Science, Technology and Policy (CSTEP) and the Azim Premji Philanthropic Initiatives (APPI) jointly organised a workshop to brainstorm issues affecting AQ and the steps needed to improve AQ in Bengaluru on November 3, 2017 at Hotel Le Meridien, Bengaluru.
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The Center for Study of Science, Technology and Policy (CSTEP), in association with the Good Energies Foundation and Wipro Limited, organised a Workshop on Grid-tied Mini Grids in New Delhi on October 25, 2017. The objective of the workshop was to discuss the role of mini-grids in the quest to increase rural energy access, considering grid expansion (Saubhagya Yojana).
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Mr. Suresh Babu B.V. and Mr. Bency Zachariah of Ottotractions, an energy auditing consultancy based in Thiruvananthapuram, conducted a one day workshop at CSTEP Bangalore on October 24, 2017. Ottotractions has provided consultancy services for over 250 projects in the areas of renewable energy, energy efficiency, carbon emission reduction and sustainable development. This workshop was conducted to introduce and train CSTEP researchers on energy auditing and the key equipment used for auditing.
A Consultative Workshop on ‘Urban Observatory for Karnataka’ was jointly organised by the Center for Study of Science, Technology and Policy (CSTEP) and National Institute of Urban Affairs (NIUA), on September 16, 2017 at Radisson Blu Atria, Bangalore.
CSTEP with support of Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation (SSEF) conducted a study for developing a strategic roadmap for effective implementation of UDAY Scheme for Mangalore Electricity Supply Company Limited (MESCOM) and Chamundeshwari Electricity Supply Corporation Limited (CESC) in Karnataka. A workshop was conducted on Aug 29, 2017 with the primary objective of disseminating the findings of the study undertaken by CSTEP.