Passenger Terminal Today - Lawrence Butcher

Kempegowda International Airport (BLR) in Bengaluru, India, says it has achieved net energy neutral status in financial year 2020-21, meeting its target to become net energy neutral by 2021.

As an outcome of energy conservation efforts, airport operator Bangalore International Airport Limited (BIAL) says it has been able to save nearly 22 lakh units (2.2 million kWh) of energy in the FY 2020-21. It saved nearly 5 lakh units (500,000 kWh) from lighting alone, and has also implemented chiller plant optimization in heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC), which has resulted in saving of over 17 lakh units (1.7 million kWh). The airport met 98% of its energy requirement for 2020-21 from renewable sources.

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