May 28, 2014

Tapping into solar energy at AAI airports

New Delhi - As part of the series of efforts of AAI in tapping alternative sources of energy, AAI is going to establish solar power plants at its airports to meet not only its own requirements but also to feed the surplus power generated to the local grid. An MoU between AAI and Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) was signed today in the august presence of Shri Ashok Lavasa, Secretary, Civil Aviation and Shri Alok Sinha, Joint Secretary, MoCA & Chairman, AAI and Shri Rajendra Nimje, MD, SECI for establishment of Solar Power Plants at AAI Airports. The MoU was signed by Shri Sudhir Raheja, Member (Planning), AAI and Shri Rakesh Kumar Director, SECI from Solar Energy Corporation (SECI) at Rajiv Gandhi Bhawan, Safdarjung Airport, New Delhi. Senior Officers of AAI and SECI were also present on this occasion.

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