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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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Tirupati’s Renigunta International Airport Turns on Solar Power

AAI has inaugurated a 1 MW solar plant at the Renigunta International Airport in Tirupati, which was commissioned by Fourth Partner Energy. The temple town of Tirupati has successfully joined the league of solar-powered airports in South India, along with Cochin, Trivandrum and Vijayawada. The Airports Authority of India (AAI) inaugurated a 1 MW solar […]

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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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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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Solar power plant at Chennai airport to become operational soon

Chennai airport’s 1.5 MW solar power plant will soon become operational and save Rs. 8 crore annually. The installation of the panels on cargo terminal is complete and it will become operational soon after the election result of the state is out. With the installation of solar power plant the power bill is said to […]

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