World’s First Fully Solar-Powered Airport: Cochin International Airport, Kerala, India

Cochin International Airport is the first fully solar-powered airport in the world which is powering up with 40 MW photovoltaic power station. It is India’s fourth busiest airport and was chosen to receive a UN Champion of Earth Prize in 2018.

According to Wikipedia, the plant comprises 46,150 solar panels laid across 45 acres near the international cargo complex. The plant has been installed by the German-based M/s Bosch Ltd. It is capable of generating 50,000 units of electricity daily and is equipped with supervisory control and data acquisition system (SCADA), through which remote monitoring is carried out. The project components include PV modules of 265Wp capacity manufactured by Renesola and inverters of 1MW capacity manufactured by ABB India.

Tata Power Solar commissioned 2.67 MW solar carport at Cochin International Airport. The project comprised of putting together 8472 solar panels on 27 carports spread over 20289.9 square meters of area.
The plant system is without any battery storage as it is directly connected to the grid. ——————–***——————–
Source:en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CIAL_Solar_Power_Project
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World’s First Fully Solar-Powered Airport: Cochin International Airport, Kerala, India

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Location: Cochin International Airport

Date: Mar 06, 2019 @ 10:24

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