Delhi airport operator DIAL to deploy more EVs to reduce emissions
The operator of Delhi Airport, DIAL, announced on Thursday that it had used 57 electric cars and will use more in the near future to minimize carbon emissions in the airport ecosystem.
As per a release, the Delhi International Airport Ltd (also called DIAL) has started the adoption of electric cars (EVs) and plans to gradually replace all diesel and gasoline-powered vehicles.
It ordered 64 electric cars for its airside and landside operations in its first phase. DIAL has acquired 57 electric cars from this group and has placed them on both the airside and the ground. Soon, seven additional electric vehicles will be used, -It read.
The airside is being served by 21 of the 57 electric vehicles. In order to make a quick transition to green mobility, the airport operator started the green transportation initiative in June of this year. By 2030, the airport wants to have net zero carbon emissions.
DIAL added that it is collaborating closely with airport partners to encourage the use of electric vehicles there.
DIAL CEO Videh Kumar Jaipuriar stated, “We have also installed EV charging stations and expect to add additional such stations gradually to suit the expanding requirement.”
The largest airport in the nation, Delhi Airport, is run by DIAL, a group managed by GMR Airports Infrastructure Ltd.