Cochin Airport

Airports Authority of India Sets Net Zero & 100% Green Energy Targets for Airports

The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has set the target for most airports in India to become 100% green energy dependent by 2024. Airports are to implement net zero emmission by 2030. Presently Mumbai and Cochin among 25 other airports that are utilising 100% green energy. While Cochin boasts of being the first airport in […]

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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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Touchdown – Solar Power Makes a Smooth Landing at Indian Airports

With over 100 operational airports, civil aviation in India has emerged as one of the fastest growing sectors in the country during the last three years. India is currently considered the third largest domestic civil aviation market in the world. India’s passenger traffic grew at 16.52 per cent year on year to reach a whopping […]

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Solar-Powered Cochin Intl Airport Wins UN’s Highest Environmental Honour

“Cochin International Airport will take home the award for Entrepreneurial Vision, for its leadership in the use of sustainable energy,” says UNEP. World’s first solar-powered Cochin International Airport has been conferred with the United Nation’s highest environmental honour for 2018 ‘Champion of the Earth’ award in the Entrepreneurial Vision category. The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) […]

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