India : Hyderabad airport bags energy efficiency award


Hyderabad International Airport Ltd has bagged the National Award for ‘Excellence’ in Energy Management at a conference hosted by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII).

The event held here focused on recognising companies that are engaged in energy efficiency initiatives and displaying commitment towards energy conservation.

SGK Kishore, CEO, GHIAL, in a statement said, “GHIAL is committed to exploring energy efficient solutions. As a part of our Passenger is Prime initiative, we have deployed eco-friendly vehicles such as electricity powered buggys, ground handler vehicles, trolley movers, and have even commissioned e-cars.”

During the event, airport developer GMR made a presentation highlighting the energy savings of around 14.8 million units (MU) over the last three years and a drastic decline in green house gases (GHG) emissions after adopting various energy saving measures at the airport.


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Smart Grid Bulletin July 2019

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