The Ministry of Civil Aviation has taken initiatives for working towards Carbon neutrality
NEW DELHI, Mar 21 (The CONNECT) - For encouraging green energy at the airports, the airport operators including Airports Authority of India (AAI) have installed solar power plants under net metering and captive mode at various Airports for generation and self-consumption of green and renewable energy. In addition, few airports are procuring green energy through open access.
The Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) has taken initiatives for working towards Carbon neutrality and achieving net zero carbon emission at airports in the country and organized knowledge sharing sessions to standardise Carbon Accounting and Reporting framework of Indian Airports as well as to create awareness on Climate Change mitigation. Further, airport operators with scheduled operations have been advised to map the carbon emission at their respective airports and to work towards carbon neutrality & net zero emission in a phased manner.
This information was given by the Minister of State in the Ministry of Civil Aviation Gen. (Dr) V. K. Singh (Retd) in a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha today