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Spain’s Aena to set up solar power plants at 20 airports

March 08, 2019 / Airport Technology

Aena has announced plans to invest approximately $282.57m (€250m) in establishing solar power plants to reduce electricity bills and carbon emissions.The renewable energy plan, which was recently approved by the board of directors, will see the Spanish airport operator install solar panels in half of its airports by 2026.Aena will install solar panels in 20 of the 46 Spanish airports to enable the company to cut its carbon emissions by 40% (167,000 tonnes) by 2025.The company will also be able to save €52m of its current €75m energy bills.