Airports & the environment: Solar power begins generating stellar savings. Part 2 - operating issues

The proactive use of solar power at airports is gaining in popularity as an environmental measure that not only saves money but which actually generates additional cash. However, as always, there are pitfalls to be wary of.

Part 1 of this report looked at what little regulation there is, and at which organisation is promoting solar power to airports, at the actual science and pricing, and it examined installation examples from around the world.   

Part 2 looks at how airlines can also benefit from installing solar power on their buildings, at technical advances that will create the next level of solar power applications, at the airport that is providing 100% of its power from solar energy, and at the potential pitfalls.

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