Vinci, the company that manages Nikola Tesla Airport in, has confirmed that it launched a solar power facility that will generate electricity for the airport.
A press release said that the solar plant will produce 1.13 million kWh of power a year, adding that the amount is enough to cover the needs of more than 400 households. “The airport will reduce its carbon dioxide emissions by 900 tonnes a year,” it said.
Belgrade Airport CEO Francois Beriot said that the company’s goal is to achieve zero greenhouse gas emissions by the year 2050. He recalled that a number of environmentally-friendly projects have been launched at the airport such as waste and wastewater processing facilities and a natural gas heating plant.
The solar plant is located just outside the airport complex and is made up of 3,000 panels covering an area of almost 16,000 square metres.
Belgrade’s Nikola Tesla Airport is operated by Vinci Airports under concession.
Photo credits: FoNet / Belgrade airport
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