IGIA Energy Management: Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGI), managed by Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL), has received the prestigious National Energy Management Excellence Award from CII-Green Business Center (GBC) as well as the 2021 National Energy Leader Award for its consistent performance at the highest level over the past four years (2018 to 2021).
CII-GBC made the announcement during the Energy Efficiency Summit-2022. The event was graced by RK Rai, Secretary, Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE), Government of India, Freddy Svane, Ambassador, Royal Danish Embassy, New Delhi, and Ravi Chandran Purushothaman, Chairman of the Board of l Efficiency, CII-GBC and President Danfoss India.
Speaking on this achievement, DIAL CEO Videh Kumar Jaipuriar said, “Receiving the National Energy Management Excellence Award and the National Energy Leader Award is indeed a testament to our commitment to sustainable development. With this achievement, we have set a new benchmark for other airports to follow.
“Going forward, we are focusing on energy conservation and exploring an alternative solution to generate green energy,” Jaipuriar added.
The award recognizes “excellence” in energy management in industries and aims to instill a sense of competition to motivate Indian industries to achieve energy excellence and promote sustainable development.
DIAL, a consortium led by GMR Airports Infrastructure Limited, presented the “Net Zero Carbon Emission Airport by 2030” roadmap and its progress, as well as the main energy saving and emission reduction initiatives, innovative projects and other environmental aspects such as waste management, water management, strategies for adapting to climate change, etc. The initiatives implemented by DIAL were highly appreciated by all the members of the jury.