Solar installation at Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi

Last Modified: Fri Sep 29 2017 13:50:04 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 7.84 MW
    installed capacity of solar installations at the Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi. The capacity has grown from an initial 2.14 MW installed two years ago.
  • 12,000 MWh
    of electricity that is generated each year.
  • 5.4%
    of the airport's electricity consumption (currently 220 MWh annually) are being met.
  • ? tonnes
    estimated reduction in carbon emissions each year.
  • 18 acres
    Area over which the solar panels have been installed.
  • ?
    Number of solar panels used.
  • Rs 47 crore
    Project cost.
  • ?
    jobs created during installation.
  • Rs. 12 crore
    estimated savings in electricity bills each year. DIAL's current energy bill stands at a little over Rs 230 crore per annum.
  • Apr 2016
    Project commissioning.