|The green organic produce at Kochi airport|
b)preventing wild shrubs from growing around and covering the solar panels, blocking the sunlight on the panels and
c) giving the needed ambient temperature around the panels to help the solar panels generate energy at greater efficiency.
d) The fourth and most important benefit of growing vegetables around the solar panels is the feeling of camaraderie it generates and help improve the motivation levels and labour relations environment at the airport.
e) The fifth benefit is that it ensures that the employees get good organic vegetables grown at the airport premises at very subsidised rates.
|Sasken Technologies, Domlur, Bangalore,|
|Home roof solar panels|
|Chinnaswamy Stadium Bangalore, rooftop solar panels|
Another great sustainability initiative from Tamil Nadu govt is where organisations in Tamil Nadu have the opportunity to produce energy through wind turbines installed in Tirunelveli in south TN which is fed to the TN Electricity Board grid which can be tapped from any other point in TN by the same organisation. Corporates should take up such sustainability initiatives and opportunities in other parts of the country.
Sasken Technolgies, photo courtesy Bangalore Times.
Kochi airport - photo courtesy Mathrubhumi and Deccan Chronicle.