Tags: Cochin International Airport

Solar powered Kochi airport inspiring model for energy guzzlers: PM Modi

Impressed by the fully solar-powered operations at the Cochin Airport, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said it should be an inspiring model for energy guzzlers and suggested that stadiums can tap the natural resource for achieving power neutrality. During his brief stopover visit on Saturday, Modi hailed the Cochin International Airport Limited (CIAL) for being […]

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ISA may soon incorporate Cochin airport’s solar power project as success model

Cochin International Airport’s solar power project may soon be incorporated by International Solar Alliance (ISA) as success model for similar projects around the world.  This will be part of ISA’s initiative to find out suitable models to be incorporated to achieve its plan of mass deployment of solar energy by 2030. According to reports delegation […]

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Cochin airport commissions parallel 110 KV substation to export power

Cochin International Airport Ltd,the world’s first airport fully powered by solar energy, Wednesday commissioned a parallel 110 KV Electrical substation to export power generated by its eight solar plants, to the Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB) grid. CIAL Managing Director V J Kurian inaugurated the plant, which was constructed at a cost of Rs 16 […]

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CIAL bags United Nations highest Environmental honour

CIAL has been selected for the Champion of Earth Prize -2018, the highest environmental honour instituted by United Nations. CIAL is honoured for its successful execution of one of the revolutionary ideas of using solar energy which made Cochin Airport a first in the world fully powered by it. A communiqué signed by Erik Solheim, United […]

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UNEP recognizes Cochin International Airport as world’s 1st fully solar powered airport

The United Nations Environment Programme is happy to recognise Cochin International Airport Ltd (CIAL) as the world’s first fully solar energy-powered airport, its global chief Erik Solheim recently said. “We are very happy to do it,” he said when asked whether UNEP was ready to recognise CIAL as the world’s first solar powered airport. “I […]

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