Ground mounted solar system at Tirupati’s Renigunta International Airport

Last Modified: Sun May 31 2020 06:53:38 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 1 MWp
    peak generation capacity of the ground mounted solar system installed at Tirupati’s Renigunta International Airport. The system has been deployed across 4 acres of land, parallel to the airport runway and its isolation bay.
  • ? kWh
    estimated electricity that can be generated by the system annually. The system has been synchronized with APSPDCL (Southern Power Distribution Company of Andhra Pradesh Limited) under the net metering policy.
  • ? kWh
    electricity generated each day, fulfilling around 75% of the daily day time power needs of the airport. The airport's daily day time consumption is around ? units. It currently does not operate at night.
  • ? tonnes
    estimated annual reduction in GHG emissions.
  • ?
    solar panels of ? W installed in all. ? inverters of ? kW each and ? x ? kVA dry type indoor transformer have also been installed to support the project. The system is installed by Fourth Partner Energy.
  • ₹? crore
    Estimated cost of the project set up by the Airports Authority of India (AAI) which is in charge of the operations of the airport.
  • ₹? lakh
    Estimated annual savings in electricity bills giving the project a RoI of ? years.
  • 02 Jul 2019
    Official inauguration of the system.