4 Years On, GoodWe Basks In The Success Of Cochin Airports Solar Project

Cochin International Airport Ltd (CIAL) is the world’s first fully solar-powered airport. The eco-friendly initiative of CIAL has won international accolades including “The Champions of the Earth Award-2018” from the United Nations. CIAL claims that it is known for its commitment to the idea of sustainable development which prompts the effective utilization of green energy […]

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PM Modi: Solar Powered Cochin Airport ‘Model’ for High-Energy Consumers

During his brief stopover visit on Saturday, Modi hailed the Cochin International Airport Limited (CIAL) for being the world’s first fully solar-powered airport, a statement issued by the CIAL said here on Jun 10. Impressed by the fully solar-powered operations at the Cochin International Airport, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said it should be an […]

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Solar Powered Cochin Airport Commissions Second Substation

Further enhancing its solar-power banking facilities, the Cochin International Airport Limited (CIAL) has commissioned its second substation. A parallel 110 kV electrical substation for exporting the power generated by its eight solar plants to the Kerala State Electricity Board’s grid was inaugurated by CIAL managing director V J Kurian. CIAL, which is the world’s first airport to […]

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UNEP Happy to Recognise CIAL as World’s 1st Fully Solar-Powered Airport

“I really want to go around the world and speak about the success story (of CIAL),” the Executive Director of the UN Environment Programme said. The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Global Chief Erik Solheim said that UNEP is happy to recognise Cochin International Airport Ltd (CIAL) as the world’s first fully solar energy-powered airport. “We are very happy to do it,” […]

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CIAL Signs Deal to Set Up Solar Plants in Ghana

CIAL has been visited for understanding the model by representatives from nations like Liberia which relies on diesel stations for generation of power also. Cochin International Airport Limited (CIAL) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the consultant of the Airport Authority of West African nation Ghana for setting up solar plants at the […]

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CIAL to Upgrade Solar Power Generation to 40 MV by March

The organization will finish the work on the proposed 9.9-MW solar PV venture by March, said CIAL representative. The Cochin International Airport Ltd (CIAL), which has led the pack in using sustainable power source in the flying part by turning into the principal completely solar fueled air terminal in the nation, is expecting to upgrade […]

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AAI has commenced installation of 1MWp solar power plant at Tirupathi and Vijaywada Airports: Jayant Sinha

AAI has completed installation of solar power plants at 29 airports/locations with a total capacity of 12.84 MWp. Minister of State in the Ministry of Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha in written reply to a question in Lok Sabha said the Government of India encourages development of green airports. The minister added in order to develop […]

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KSEB commissions 1.25 MW solar power project at Edayar

The successful commissioning of Cochin International Airport Limited (CIAL) in generating enough solar power to operate the airport, the Kerala State Electricity Board’s (KSEB) solar power project on the campus of the 110 KV substation at Edayar is in the verge of scripting a new saga. Edayar’s 1.25 MW solar power project is amongst the […]

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