Raja Bhoj Airport becomes one of the airports to be powered fully on renewable energy

Raja Bhoj Airport in Bhopal has become one of the airports to be powered fully by renewable energy. It has achieved level 2+ carbon accreditation of ACI. The airport has taken several steps to save electrical energy through motors that are energy efficient, using eco-friendly refrigerators for cooling purposes, and installation of LED lights etc. The airport also has had 1 megawatt of ground-mounted solar plant since 2017. Another carport solar power plant has also been commissioned for the purpose of generating renewable energy at the airport in 2023. Reportedly, the total electricity generation in 2022-23 through solar power plants at the airport was 1.33 million units which saved around 1,060 tonnes of CO2 emissions.