“The world’s first airport powered entirely by solar panels is using the land underneath to grow vegetables.

Cochin International Airport, based in the southern Indian state of Kerala, has been running its operations from its solar arrays since 2015. While the reduced carbon emissions will save the equivalent of three million trees over the next 25 years, the panels have also offered some more unexpected benefits. In 2018 alone, the airport produced and sold around 60 tons of vegetables, a huge jump for a project that originally started as a small-scale experiment…”

Source: https://www.inverse.com/article/53060-world-s-first-solar-airport-has-found-a-great-use-for-the-land-underneath