Delhi, Thiruvananthapuram airports switch to EVs to reduce emissions

Civil aviation minister Jyotiraditya Scindia had in September said that over 90 per cent airports in the country achieve carbon neutral status by 2024.

EVs, Delhi airport, Green Transportation Program
Premium

EVs deployed at Delhi airport (Photo: Twitter)

Aneesh Phadnis Mumbai
Indian airports are investing in electric vehicles (EVs) as they look to reduce carbon emissions.

On Thursday, Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL) announced deployment of 57 electric vehicles as a part of its green transportation programme. Thiruvananthapuram airport has acquired four EVs for its engineering and maintenance teams, it said earlier this week.

The latest initiatives are part of the aviation sectors’ green push. Airports in Bengaluru, Mumbai Delhi are sourcing electricity requirements from hydro power, solar and wind energy. Civil aviation minister Jyotiraditya Scindia had in September said that over 90 per cent airports in the country achieve carbon

Don't miss the most important news and views of the day. Get them on our Telegram channel

First Published: Oct 27 2022 | 11:55 PM IST

Explore News

To read the full story, subscribe to BS Premium now, at just Rs 249/ month.

Key stories on business-standard.com are available only to BS Premium subscribers.

Register to read more on Business-Standard.com