The Airport Authority of India (AAI) has given the target to most of the airports to achieve 100 per cent use of Green Energy by 2024 and Net Zero by 2030.
Currently Mumbai, Cochin and 25 other AAI Airports are using 100 per cent Green Energy.
Cochin Airport is the first green airport in the world, fully powered by solar energy.
The 25 airports include Puducherry, Kanpur (Civil), Hubballi, Belagavi, Mysore, Tezu, Kangra, Shimla, Kullu, Jammu, Srinagar, Leh, Imphal, Pakyong, Pantnagar, Dehradun, Dimapur, Jalgaon, Kohlapur, Pune, Aurangabad, Gondia, Akola, Sholapur and Juhu.
As per the officials, AAI has given targets to achieve 100 per cent Green Energy at its remaining operational airports by 2024.
The Airports Council International (ACI) has launched the Airport Carbon Accreditation programme, which is a global standard for carbon management at airports.
The programme helps airports to assess their carbon emissions, develop a carbon management plan, and reduce their carbon footprint. IANS