Green Rating Project | Centre for Science and Environment


June 2017

The policy brief summaries the proceedings and recommendations emerging from the stakeholder roundtable organized in Jakarta, Indonesia on the roadmap for emissions control from coal-based power sector.  It identifies immediate action steps to be urgently executed in order to address key challenges and to expedite introduction of new emissions standards in the country. 

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May 2017

The report analyses pollution performance of the coal-based power sector in Indonesia and presents suggestions for possible new emission norms, drawing upon the Indian and Chinese experience in the area. Significantly, it suggests several parameters – age, size and geographical concentration of the power plants to devise new emissions standards for Indonesia.

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March 2017

This study shows the work in progress in compliance to the new standards for suspended particulate matter (SPM), sulphur dioxide (SO2) and oxide(s) of nitrogen (NOx) notified in December 2015. It is an in-depth analysis of the Central Electricity Authority’s regional power committee’s reports.

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Feb. 2017

A policy suggestion on how the NCEF funds can play an instrumental role to clean the coal-based power sector. Its impact is discussed and a financial analogy is made in accordance with the demands and requirements of the new environment norms that the coal sector has to abide. 

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November 24, 2016

This report gives a brief on various technological options that are available to meet the new environmental norms by the coal-based thermal power stations. 

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A clean environment makes perfect business sense

The Green Rating Project (GRP) assesses, and makes public, the environmental performance of companies within a sector in India. It aims to reduce the impact of industrial activity on the environment.

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Green Leaves Award

The award is given by CSE in recognition of the rating achieved by industries on the basis of their environmental performance in various sectors covered under Green Rating Project. 

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Work Overview

The Green Rating Project (GRP) is an effort to rate industrial units within a specific sector on the basis of their environment friendliness. The project aims at encouraging companies to adopt better environment management policies. Environment risk liability is an issue that is gaining increasing attention in Indian company’s boardroom.

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Heat on Power

First-ever environmental impact study of India’s coal thermal power sector, covering 47 plants with 55% of the country‘s thermal electricity capacity – “Heat on Power” 

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BEST AVAILABLE TECHNIQUES for Indian Iron and Steel Sector

This document briefly lists the best available techniques (BAT) for design, technology and operational performance of the Indian Iron and Steel sector. For each technique under different iron and steel manufacturing processes, the Indian best practice and the global best practice has been presented. The Indian best practice figures represent the values observed from the Centre for Science and Environment’s Green Rating Project (GRP) study of the sector in India for the year 2009-10.

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Into The Furnace

This latest book is on the environment status of the Indian Steel Sector.

Based on CSE's recent environmental rating done of major iron and steel plants of India, we have rated 21 top Indian steel companies in this book, from the Private as well as the Public Sector.

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Down To Earth

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Delhi’s coal conundrum

Should Badarpur thermal power plant in Delhi be allowed to operate?

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Dark future for coal

India is pushing for more coal-based power generation but recent reports raise serious concerns over the viability of coal-fired plants

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Figure it out yourself

A striking fact about water in India is the lack of reliable data about all its aspects: total potential, available supply and demand

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Companies fined heavily for mining over limit in Odisha

 State authorities send notices to 103 mines
Odisha's department of steel and mines has slapped a fine of Rs 67,900 crore on companies operating 103 mines in the Koira and Joda mining circles of Sundargarh and Keonjhar districts, respectively for mining more mineral than permitted.

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