Hyderabad: Hyderabad International Airport has won the prestigious awards of Confederation of Indian Industry “National Energy Leader” and “Excellent Energy Efficient Unit” at the 21st National Awards for ‘Excellence in Energy Management” organized by the CII.

Hyderabad Airport has been recognized with "Excellent Energy Efficient Unit" and "National Energy Leader" accolades for the 4th and 2nd year in a row, respectively. Hyderabad Airport authorities digitally received the awards on 28th August.

The annual forum recognizes the companies engaged in energy-efficiency initiatives that adopt best practices and technological advancement in their daily operations. The jury evaluated the participants on many parameters of energy efficiency and innovative thought process adopted. The jury, CII members and industry delegates appreciated the initiatives of GHIAL.

Over the last three years, Hyderabad Airport has achieved a substantial energy saving of around 4.55 MU in its operations owing to its consistent and sustainable approach towards energy efficiency measures, which has also led to a rapid dip in the Green House Gas emissions. It is worth noting that Hyderabad International Airport is also a Carbon Neutral Airport having Level 3 + “Neutrality” Accreditation from Airports Council International (ACI) under its Airport Carbon Accreditation (ACA) programme.

“We are committed to exploring and implementing best-in-class energy-efficient solutions. We have been consciously working towards energy efficiency and thus we have introduced several eco-friendly measures with an innovative cloud-based landscape irrigation system, real-time energy consumption monitoring, electric-powered vehicles like buggies, ground handler vehicles, baggage trolley movers, and e-cars among others to name a few.” said. Pradeep Panicker, CEO, GMR Hyderabad International Airport Ltd

The 19th edition of ‘Energy Efficiency Summit”, Virtual Conference & Exposition on Energy Efficiency held from 6 - 28 August 2020.

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