The important donation of TERNA ENERGY to the country’s Armed Forces, which concerns the conversion of the airport of the 115th Combat Wing (CW) in Souda into a “green” installation, i.e. a Zero Carbon Footprint installation (Net Zero Carbon Emissions Airport) with parallel coverage of all needs for electricity, heating and cooling by 100% from Renewable Energy Sources (Net Zero Energy Airport).
After completing the required procedures and obtaining the necessary approvals, construction works will begin on the military airport facilities and are expected to be completed within 15 months.
The annual benefit of fully discharging the Unit from the cost of electricity supply and heating needs will exceed € 400,000.
It is worth noting that the military airport in Souda will be one of the first installations in the world to receive the certification “Net Zero Energy Airport”.
What does the donation includes
TERNA ENERGY will fully cover the cost of the studies, planning and construction of all required projects.
Specifically, the proposal of TERNA ENERGY provides:
For the implementation of the necessary projects, TERNA ENERGY will work with the specialized company EASY POWER S.A., which has designed, studied and manufactured self / hybrid systems for power generation and distribution, produced by the sun – which has been awarded a patent by the OBI – but also the formation of a technology platform that can ensure certification of NET ZERO ENERGY, in existing or under construction building infrastructures or installations.
Upon project’s completion, TERNA ENERGY will undertake the training of the appropriate technical staff of the Air Force for the needs of operational administration, monitoring and maintenance of the entire system.
TERNA ENERGY is the largest investor in the RES sector in Greece and the biggest Greek company in the sector worldwide. With a strong portfolio of more than 1,800 MW in operation, under construction or ready for construction in Greece and abroad, TERNA ENERGY is steadily advancing to reach the 3,000 MW target of RES facilities by the year 2025.