APM Terminals Bahrain, the operator of Khalifa Bin Salman Port, will launch a ground-breaking solar power project worth approximately US$10 million, which aims to make the port energy self-sufficient by the end of the year.
According to APM Terminals, by implementing this project, the terminal will reduce its carbon emissions by 65% while also securing a reliable and sustainable source of energy.
Also, the solar power project is part of APM Terminals’ global decarbonisation plans, which aim to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 70% by 2030 and achieve net zero by 2040.
By the end of the solar implementation project, APM Terminals Bahrain will have installed 20,000 solar photovoltaic panels capable of generating 18.5 Gigawatts of electricity per year.
This renewable energy source aims to produce clean and sustainable energy for powering various port operations, including container handling, crane operations, and lighting, setting an example for the entire maritime industry.
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