Friday, June 11, 2021

Kempegowda Airport achieves net energy neutral status

Bangalore International Airport Limited (BIAL) has announced the accomplishment of one of its ambitious sustainability goals – Kempegowda International Airport Bengaluru (BLR) has achieved net energy neutral status in FY2020-21. As part of its sustainability goals, BIAL had set the target to become net energy neutral by 2020-21.

As an outcome of energy conservation, BIAL has been able to save over two million units of energy in the FY2020-21, which is enough to power nearly 9,000 houses for a month. BIAL saved nearly 500,00 units (kWh) from lighting, and has implemented chiller plant optimisation in Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC), which has resulted in a saving of over 1,700,00 units (kWh).

“As we expand our operations at BLR Airport, we aim to remain the flagbearer of sustainable operations. We have put in place various measures to reduce our carbon footprint and to protect our environment. Energy security is a very important aspect of our business, as it is one of the key indicators to assess our sustainability levels,” said Hari Marar, Managing Director and CEO of BIAL.

10/06/21 International Airport Review

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