Aussie airport to switch over to 100% renewables with Flow Power bargain
- The Newcastle Airport in Australia's New South Wales state, has actually clinched a handle electricity merchant Flow Power that will certainly assist it go all-renewable 7 years ahead of its initial target date in 2030.
The goal will be accomplished through a power purchase agreement (PPA), Airports Council International - ACI Asia Pacific claimed on Thursday. The arrangement will certainly allow the airport to offset grid intake with green generation certificates so as to reduce its Scope 1 as well as Scope 2 emissions.
"The new agreement supplies us with the ability to develop regional renewable resource as well as counter any kind of remaining need with green generation certificates from off-site renewable resource resources, consisting of checking out future sustainable wind projects when they appear," stated Newcastle Airport's chief executive officer Dr Peter Cock.
As part of the contract, Flow Power has actually designed an energy prepare for the airport driver to decrease its carbon footprint as well as thus continue in its sustainability plan. The particular plan became efficient on January 1, 2023, as well as will certainly back the airport's procedures over the following eight years.