• In 2013,the Cochin International Airport Limited started a pilot project investigating the feasibility of using renewable energy to power the airport. A 1MW power plant worked, so this year, CIAL started work on a 12MW plant earlier this year.
  • The airport actually expects to produce more power than it needs and will feed some of the excess into the state grid. The solar power is replacing power coming from coal fired plants.
  • According to Quartz, the current Indian government wants to produce 100GW nationwide by 2022.

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