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Groupe ADP raises its target for CO2 emissions reduction

Photo: Paris-Orly Airport

Groupe ADP has made reducing its carbon footprint a priority within its environmental policy, aiming to reduce emissions by 65% per passenger by 2020 at three Parisian airports.

At the end of 2016, Groupe ADP brought down its CO2 emissions per passenger by 63%, compared with 2009.

Augustin de Romanet, chairman and CEO at Groupe ADP, said, “This reduction has occurred while maintaining a consistent level in quality of service, and taking into account the growth in airport capacities. To achieve this, Groupe ADP reduced its consumption and cut the percentage of carbon-based energy within its energy mix by tackling the three main sources of emissions at its airports: thermal plants, electricity consumption and service vehicles.”

Paris-Orly Airport has used geothermal energy since 2011, allowing the buildings to be heated and accounting for 70% of the heating in the terminal and new buildings. Since it was launched, geothermal energy has avoided the production of 50,000 metric tons of CO2. It allows Paris-Orly Airport to reduce its consumption of gas by 4,000 tons each year, which is comparable to the annual heating of 3,200 homes.

Another example is Paris-Charles de Gaulle’s biomass boiler, which covers 25% of the heating. The two wood-fired boilers can produce 78,000MWh of heat annually and avoid the emission of 18,000 tons of CO2 per year.

Written by Kirstie Pickering

June 13, 2017





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