Green Updates for Chennai in Specific - Businessperson

Research Team Develops Iron Ion Batteries

IIT Madras team develops world's first Iron-ion battery

Adyar

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Corporate encourages employees to follow sustainable habits

Small steps to make your office space greener

K.K. Nagar

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Government initiates upcycling and reusing discarded clothes

Greater Chennai Corporation set to recycle textile waste

Egmore

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Local Civic body uses creative ideas to upcycle or reuse segregated waste

Dry waste disposal to get smarter in Chennai

Egmore Valasaravakkam

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Optimal HVAC solutions for commercial buildings

IIT-Madras startup Swadha Energies raises funds from IAN

Adyar

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Environment Solutions Provider invests in energy efficient production technology

Thermax opens new unit at SriCity; to manufacture chillers, heat pumps

Alwarpet

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Global glass manufacturer invests in energy efficient production technology

Saint-Gobain opens float-glass production line near Chennai

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Civic body installs rooftop solar plant in a public school

Corporation school in Basin Bridge turns to the sun for energy

Basin Bridge

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Rooftop solar systems installed on public buildings

Smart city funds to support rooftop solar projects

Adyar Alandur Ambattur Anna Nagar Kodambakkam Madhavaram Manali Perungudi Royapuram Sholinganallur Thiruvotriyur Tondiarpet Valasaravakkam

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Australians raise awareness on use and utilization of solar energy in India

From Chennai to Mumbai on a solar-powered tuk tuk

Gopalapuram

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Corporate’s investment in sustainable packaging solutions

ITC bags top spot plus Green and Packaging Awards

Thiruvotriyur

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Luxury hotels implement green measures in water, energy and waste management

Sustainability efforts by Chennai’s hotels

Guindy

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Innovative clean technology for water management

IIT-Madras sets up India’s 1st solar-powered desalination plant

Adyar

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Civic body examines solid waste disposal alternatives

IIT-Madras students to help manage garbage in Chennai

Pallikaranai

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Individual helps civic body to enhance solid waste disposal strategies

Converting waste to manure at the ward level: A first-hand account

Koyambedu Mogappair

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Case study of an iconic brand’s journey through the decades

Medimix: Celebrating 50 years of a handmade tale

Anna Nagar

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Tyre Corporations using water efficient technologies and practices

JK, Ceat, and other tyre makers implement measures to conserve water

Kolathur

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Water recycling measures introduced in metros

CMRL to recycle water from ACs in stations, use it for drinking

Koyambedu

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Start up empowers women with green food kiosks

Eco Kitchen serves up empowerment by providing women with green food kiosks

Injambakkam

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Innovative environmental process to minimise plastic waste

IIT Madras finds an eco-friendly way to degrade plastics

Adyar

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State government launches retrofitted electric auto rickshaws

TN CM launches country's first retrofit electric auto rickshaws in Chennai

Alandur

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Innovative clean technology for power generation

IIT-M working on tech to generate power from estuaries

Adyar

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Corporate receives award for sustainable water management solutions

Grundfos: Mitigating Energy And Water Solutions With A Green Transition

Pallikaranai

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Corporate invests in plastic free packaging

Eureka Forbes opts for eco-friendly packaging

T. Nagar

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Industry leaders and educational institutions mentor green ventures

IIT-M, CII team up to promote innovative green startups

Adyar

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Indigenous carbon negative solar car innovation goes to Australia

A Chennai-built solar car is headed to Australia

Egmore

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Individual develops organic diapers using natural materials

An eco-friendly napkin made from cellulose derivatives

Guindy

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Civic body sets up infrastructure for electric buses

TN govt inks pact with German bank to purchase eco-friendly buses

Fort St. George

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Environmental friendly solution for leather industries

Central Leather Research Institute’s eco-friendly leather technology set to go abroad

Adyar

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Civic body supplies composted manure to farms

Corporation ropes in farmers to sell manure made at its compost centres

Manali

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Civic body plans to decentralize waste management

Chennai Corporation plans to decentralise waste management

Egmore

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Community driven river restoration and design project

Share your ideas for reviving Chennai’s Buckingham Canal

Adyar Thiruvanmiyur

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State of art environmental labs in educational institutions

CUBE, Environment Lab of IIT Madras to be launched in May

Adyar

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Start Up helps city residents grow their own fruits and vegetables

Connecting urbanites to safe food and sustainable farming

Mugalivakkam

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Educational institute’s innovation in e-waste treatment

Turning e-waste to electricity: IIT Madras innovation is looking for takers

Adyar

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Startups develop water efficient technologies

Technology driven solutions for a thirsty Chennai

Adyar

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New technique developed to recycle urine

IIT-M student designs system to recycle urine

Adyar

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Military station boasts of restored water bodies, recycling plants and rooftop solar systems

Once thirsty, Chennai Cantt now a model for others

Pallavaram St.Thomas Mount

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Start Up digitizing waste disposal with smart garbage bins

IIT Grad’s Innovation ‘Smartly’ Clears Out Overflowing Garbage Bins!

Thiruvanmiyur

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Students win sustainability themed international competition

IIT Madras students bag two of top three prizes in waste management innovation challenge

Adyar

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Luxury hotel meets organic farming

Chennai chefs join hands with farmers for organic brunch

Nungambakkam

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Luxury Hotel’s green initiatives taking front seat in its responsible luxury commitment

Grand Chola in Chennai - one of the world’s largest LEED Platinum rated hotel

Guindy

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Green buildings to dominate IT industry’s offices in the western peripheries

New TIDEL Park at Pattabiram to be a 25-storey green building.

Pattabiram

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Research Institution to involve locals in sustainable conservation of ayurvedic heritage

MSSRF introduces programmes to promote community conservation and utilisation of biodiversity

Tharamani

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Weaver’s association uses natural fibers to produce saree

When saris go green using natural fibres

Mangadu Pallavaram

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Organic food producer follows multi crop system

Man gave up corporate job to grow organic food

Koyambedu

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Architecture firm’s sustainable design wins international design award

Want a low-cost, green & gorgeous office? Award-winning architect makes it happen

Kodambakkam

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Increasing green building projects

Chennai ranks fourth among Indian cities with 313 projects for going green

Mylapore

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Reduce water wastage during transportation

Chennai: Smart dispensers to save water spillage

Injambakkam Kilpauk Nungambakkam

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Start up employs bio-dynamic farming strategies

73 year old man turns 200 acre land into organic farm

Guindy

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Converting plastic waste to fuel

Chennai couple develop new tech, turn 150 tons of plastic waste into low-cost fuel

Nungambakkam

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Patented technology helps start up provide water at cheap rates

Using nanotech, Chennai engineers are producing potable water from thin air!

Tharamani

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Ambient air purifier for the outdoors designed by start up

An ambient air purifier for the outdoors

Tharamani

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Start-up develops natural and biodegradable cleaning agents

Chennai startup’s army of microbes cleans & saves water!

Pallavaram

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Civic body to restore urban water bodies, temple tanks and install rooftop solar panels.

Water recharge, clean energy projects nearing completion

Alandur Ayanavaram George Town Kodambakkam Mylapore Purasaiwalkam Royapuram Teynampet Thiruvotriyur Tondiarpet

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Civic Body signed a global pact on greening public transportation

Chennai first in India to enter e-bus network model

Egmore

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State government to start electric buses in selected routes

Chennai looks at a battery-powered future

Egmore

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Study of civic body initiatives in tackling food and kitchen waste

Three bio-CNG plants to treat 300 tonnes of bio-waste in Chennai

Egmore Pallikaranai Sholinganallur

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Start up provides hydroponic starter kits for urban farming

Heights of Hydroponics: Meet the Chennai man who grows 6,000 plants in 80 sq ft space!

Nungambakkam

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Event showcases range of products by sustainable designers and manufactures.

Connecting sustainable start-ups

Porur

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Start up has designed water conserving nozzle for existing taps

Chennai company comes up with innovative device that cuts water consumption by 95 percent

Injambakkam

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Petroleum waste converted into food preservative

IIT Madras converts petroleum waste toluene into useful product

Adyar

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Start Up establishes biogas plants in public facilities

Chennai Duo stop 5000+ tonnes of waste from reaching landfills and helps farmers

Palavakkam

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Local architectural techniques and designs showcased at model house

Man quits corporate career to embrace indigenous architecture and build eco friendly homes

Palavakkam

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Local architecture firm designs climate sensitive homes

Chennai architects design and retrofit homes to make them eco friendly

Besant Nagar

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Cycle sharing system pilots set up in educational institutions

What Chennai could learn from cycle-sharing in IIT Madras

Adyar

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Cycle sharing system pilots set up in educational institutions

Anna University to start bicycle sharing system on campus

Guindy

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Governments to install rooftop solar systems on public buildings

Greater Chennai Corporation’s 662 buildings to get solar panels under Smart City Program

Egmore

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Government to launch solar research center at educational institution

Government to launch Solar Energy Harnessing Centre at IIT Madras for research on solar cells.

Adyar

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Electric Vehicle Manufacturers develop fast charging solution

Ather Energy to set up 55 charging stations in Chennai

Nungambakkam

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Government establishes research center to support coastal communities

IIT Madras launches CoE in climate change impact on coastal infrastructure

Adyar

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Eco-friendly construction material innovation by research team

IIT Madras is modifying an eco-friendly construction material to make affordable homes in India

Adyar

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Architect wins multiples awards for following vernacular design practices

Chennai Architect Reuses Waste, Uses Mud & Timber to Build Green Homes!

Kotturpuram

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Aqua Farming venture helps fisheries increase produce using smart technology

How this Chennai-based startup uses artificial intelligence to impact the lives of aqua farmers in India

Thiruvanmiyur

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Civic body invests in rooftop solar panels on metro stations

3 more Metro stations in Chennai get solar power plant

Anna Nagar

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Eco Salon initiates awareness on environmental friendly actions

This new eco salon in Chennai will repurpose the water from your hair wash and says no to paper bills

Sholinganallur

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Educational Institution develops portable pyrolysis unit

A ward-level solution to plastic waste using pyrolysis

Adyar

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Scientists study oil degrading enzymes found at oil spills

Chennai lab develops microbes to eat away oil spill

Kotturpuram

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Harnessing wave energy made profitable by Educational Institution’s innovation

IIT Madras and NIOT researchers developing turbines to convert wave energy to power

Pallikaranai

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Educational Institutions sets up solar energy innovation research centre

IIT Madras, Anna University to jointly research on solar energy

Adyar

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Intra and Intercity Railways Stations have rooftop solar plants installed

Central railway station all set to tap solar energy

Park Town

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Electric Vehicle Start Up Develops New and Improved Charging Units

Ather Energy Launches New Compact Home Charger Ather Dot

Nungambakkam

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Institutions join hands with Italian Agency for Sustainable Energy Research

IIT Madras ties up with Italian company Sotacarbo to boost India's sustainable energy research

Guindy

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Local government canteens to use biogas plants for cooking fuel

RA Puram biogas plant revived, powers Amma canteen

Alwarpet Mandaveli

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Digital water meters to be installed in commercial establishments

Soon, Chennai residents will pay water bill based on usage

Chintadripet

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Innovation by Startup produces electricity by degrading waste

IIT Madras Startup Uses Microbes to Treat Wastewater

Nungambakkam

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Start Up developed biodegradable chemical products for leather, textile and hospitality industries

Chennai-based start-up is set to unleash the power of ‘industrial probiotics’

Pallavaram

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Research team develops Iron Ion Battery

IIT Madras Team Develops World's First Iron-Ion Battery, Cheaper and Safer than Lithium Ion

Adyar

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Civic body to set up waste management infrastructure for businesses

Chennai civic body wants FMCG firms to buy back plastic waste

Guindy

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Strict bio-medical waste disposal Rules set by Central Government Body

Chennai's bio-medical waste disposal to be monitored monthly by 16-member committee

Guindy

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Bio-catalyst developed for leather treatments by Government

CLRI’s biocatalyst cuts effluent discharge during leather processing

Guindy

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Women driven electric auto plans rolled out by an NGO

Chennai to see 100 women-driven electric autos soon: Yasmeen Jawahar, CEO, Makkal Auto

St.Thomas Mount

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Efficient management of food storage and delivery supply chain

Chennai Startup WayCool Gives You Fresh & Healthy Food, Helps 35000 Farmers Earn More!

Virugambakkam

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Rooftop solar plans for International City Airport

Land identified for solar panels at Chennai airport

Meenambakkam

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