Which Airport is Going to be the First Solar Powered Airport :
Which airport is going to be the first solar powered airport in the country?
- Cochin International Airport Limited
- Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, Hyderabad
- Sri Guru Ram Dass Jee International Airport, Amritsar
- Sardar Vallabhbhai International Airport, Ahmedabad
Answer: (1) Cochin International Airport Limited
Cochin International Airport has set up a 1 MW solar power plant. A 320 kW plant has been put up on the vast roof of the MRO hangar of Cochin International Airport Limited another 550 kW is ground-mounted, and the rest is fixed on the soffit of the training center.
Cochin International Airport Limited -Official
“After commissioning, this installation is expected to generate around 48000 units per day, which along with the electricity generated from the existing 1.10 MWp plants, would be sufficient to meet the power requirement of the Airport.”