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Cochin International Airport to be India’s first to run on Solar Power

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  • Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy will inaugurate the Cochin International Airport Limited’s (CIAL) green initiative – a 12MWp solar power project set up on the premises of the airport on August 18, Airport Managing Director V J Kurien said.
  • “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,” a CIAL official said
  • When the photovoltaics (PV) panels laid across 45 acres near cargo complex become functional, Cochin airport will have 50,000 to 60,000 units of electricity per day to be consumed for all its operational functions, which will technically make the airport “absolutely power neutral”.

Source: NDTV

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