BAKER HUGHES AND AVPORTS TO DEVELOP LOW-CARBON ENERGY FOR AIRPORT INDUSTRY
Baker Hughes announced a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with airport management and operations company Avports to develop, implement and operate onsite microgrid solutions for the airport industry. The collaboration agreement addresses emissions reduction and the global industry’s goal to focus on zero-emission buildings, horizontal airport infrastructure, vehicles and aircraft systems.
At their managed airport locations, Avports focuses on airport innovation and sustainability initiatives that include power resilience and using power solutions such as green hydrogen. With Baker Hughes’ broad energy technology portfolio, which includes both hydrogen-ready turbines and heat recovery solutions ideal for microgrid applications, this collaboration will accelerate the adoption and development of customized microgrids to address each airport’s specific needs.
Together, Avports and Baker Hughes are committed to a more sustainable industry that will bring maximum value to airport owners, users and communities.
Avports, headquartered in Dulles, USA, is the most experienced American-owned and based airport manager and operator.
(Source: Baker Hughes – Image: Modesto airport/Modesto Bee)