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Construction and Demolition Waste Utilisation for Recycled Products in Bengaluru: Challenges and Prospects- Publications

The study aims to contribute towards creating an ecosystem of CDW recycling in Bengaluru (formerly Bangalore).

India’s Building Code Has a Blind Spot for a Whole Category of Emissions- Publications

Building codes are not new to India, and the first iteration of the National Building Code (NBC) dates back to 1970.

Preparation, Structure Study and Electrochemistry of Layered H2V3O8 Materials: High Capacity Lithium-Ion Battery Cathode- Publications

The present study explores H2V3O8 as high capacity cathode material for lithium-ion batteries (LIB's).

Manufactured Sand Potential and Status in Karnataka- Publications

Sand is an essential element in concrete and hence plays an important role in the construction and infrastructure industry in a modern economy.

Platform for Integrated Sanitation Investment Planning (Proof of Concept): Review of decision support resources compendium- Publications

Effective decision-making support systems help decision makers in identifying, evaluating and choosing a technology that best suits context/conditions of a city/area/ward.

Sustainable Alternative Futures for Urban India: the Resource, Energy, and Emissions Implications of Urban Form Scenarios- Publications

India’s rapid urbanisation underscores the need to balance growing consumption patterns, development goals, and climate commitments.

PHES: A Multifunctional and Cost-Effective Energy Storage System- Publications

India has set some ambitious renewable energy (RE) targets for itself — 175 GW by 2022 and 450 GW by 2030.

Realising Net-Zero 2070- Publications

Post the NDC commitments under the Paris Agreement in 2015, India has been promoting RE, but the increase in non-fossil-fuel-based electricity generation between 2015 and 2020 has been only 3.

A Framework for Quantifying the Climate Co-benefits of MGNREGS Works- Publications

The Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) is a national poverty alleviation programme that provides 100 days of guaranteed wage employment to rural households whose adult members demand unskilled manual work.

Roundtable Discussion: Net-Zero Scenarios for India’s Buildings Sector- Events

CSTEP conducted a closed-door roundtable discussion on ‘Net-Zero Scenarios for India’s Buildings Sector’ on 18 December 2023 in Bengaluru.

Ahead of Time: Tracing the History of Electric Vehicles- Publications

With vehicle electrification picking up pace, the winds of change are sweeping the automotive industry.

Beyond shelter, dweller needs within the four walls - Publications

In the interim Budget 2024, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced the construction of two crore additional houses over the next five years under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana Gramin (PMAY-G) and the introduction of a new housing scheme for the middle class.