India's solar airport completion Can be independent power operation
Date tme：2016-03-16 Source：Grasol
In India's southern kochi (Cochin) international airport launched a plan to energy independence, and through the roof in the airport terminal, hangar, and near field installation ofsolar mounting system to get rid of the dependence on the grid, at the same time reduce the financial burden on electricity bills.The program after three years to complete, also become the world's first pure kochi international airport by solar power the operation of the airport.
CNN Money, kochi airport first install solar panels on the roof of a entry terminal, then around the hangar and roof construction.In 2015, kochi airport cooperate with heart Bosch, in international cargo terminal near by setting on a piece about 45 acres of idle land solar power plant, completion and was completed in August last year.Upon the completion of the solar energy facilities for the entire quantity, kochi airport to become the world's first pure by solar energy, the operation of the airport investment of about 620 million Indian rupees (about us $93 million).
Kochi international airport is the 7th largest airport in India, the solar power daily use from 48000 to 48000 degrees, the remaining unused power grid sold back.Have your own solar power plant, kochi airport successfully get rid of the dependence on the grid, also reduce the pressure of higher electricity bills.
Kochi international airport, the airport manager Jose said in interviews, Thomas, the space around the airport is very wide, usually can be used to install solar panels;Small airport because power consumption is low, so is more likely to achieve the target of "pure solar power".
Kochi airport is still in the new solar system, the latest one will be completed in April, also is about to start in space greater international line terminal laid solar panels.In addition, the airport also plans to cover the cement in the canal, for laying more solar panels, to meet the growing demand for electricity.