Airports Authority of India wins India Green Energy Award 2018
New Delhi: Airports Authority of India (AAI) won the India Green Energy Award for the year 2018. Anil Kumar Sharma ED (PMQA & EMC) & Rakesh Kalra ED (Engg. - NR) along with N. B Goel Jt.GM (Engg. - NR) received the award on behalf of, Airports Authority of India during the panel discussion on "National Biofuel Policy 2018 & its impact on Energy Security" at New Maharashtra Sadan, New Delhi on 7 September 2018.
This award was presented by Suresh Prabhu, Minister for Commerce and Industry and Civil Aviation for award category "Innovative initiative of outstanding Green Energy in transport sector-for infrastructure".
The India Green Energy Awards (IGEA) event by Indian Federation of Green Energy (IGFE) is to recognise the initiatives of individuals, groups and corperates on Green Energy. IGFE is an umbrella organisation representing the interests of the national renewable energy sector – biomass, solar, wind, thermal etc. It also focuses on the area of green energy with the mission of promoting energy security in a sustainable manner in every sector of development.
AAI has successfully commissioned one of the largest capacity in Airports of 15MWp Ground Mounted Solar Power Project at NSCBI Airport, Kolkata and the generation is being used for self-consumption. A total of approximately 33.72MWp capacity solar power plant has been commissioned at 37 different Airports/ Location.