Cochin International Airport is the world’s first ‘Green Airport’ with solar panels

The world will have its first ‘Green Airport’ on 18th August. India’s Cochin International Airport will have a 12 MW solar plants which has more than 46,000 panels on 45 acres. With a total investment of ₹62 crore, the project will be inaugurated by Kerala’s Chief Minister, Oommen Chandy.

The power requirements of the Cochin International Airport of about 50,000 will be met by solar energy. The installation of solar panels will be able to help the company in producing 18 million units of power annually.

The contract was given to Bangalore based, Bosch Ltd and they have been able to successfully set up the solar plants in just 6 months!

News Source thehindubusinessline