The Government of India encourages development of green airports. In order to develop airports in Andhra Pradesh as green airports, AAI has commenced installation of 1MWp solar power plant at Tirupathi and Vijaywada Airports. AAI has completed installation of solar power plants at 29 airports/locations with a total capacity of 12. 84 MWp.
•Earlier, the Cochin International Airport Limited (CIAL) became the first airport in the world, to be completely powered by solar energy.