UAE based, Global airport services operator, Dnata, has extended its commitments to it’s 2024 strategy to reduce the organisation’s carbon footprint by 20% by investing in a new solar plant for Changi Airport in Singapore.
The rooftop solar plant will generate more than 4,300 Megawatt Hours (Mwh) of green power a year from it’s 6,500 solar panels. The installed plant will reduce the organisation’s electricity-related emission by 20% at the operation at Changi Airport.
Jen Tan, head of integrated solutions(Singapore and Southeast Asia) and renewables (Indonesia), Semb corp Industries, said: “We have a proven track record in rooftop photovoltaic solutions for the aerospace and aviation industry and the completion of this project solidifies our position. We are pleased to help Dnata take their first step towards reducing their carbon footprint, and we look forward to exploring more innovative green solutions with them in the future.”
The solar plant is just another step in Dnata’s commitment in Singapore. Dnata have also replaced 44 of their ground support equipment and forklifts with electric alternatives as well as reducing food waste across it’s catering operations.
Established in 1959, Dnata now operates in19 countries servicing 120 airports providing ground-handling, cargo, catering and retail services.