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Flexenclosure claims 95% savings from ‘green’ site

| November 24, 2010 | 0 Comments
Flexenclosure claims 95% savings from ‘green’ site

Swedish clean tech firm, Flexenclosure, claims that its off-grid base station infrastructure, E-site, can now save operators more than 90% in costs of operating and maintenance. “E-site is Flexenclosure’s revolutionary and “green” off-grid base station site solution that is primarily run on renewable energy sources (sun and wind) with massive savings in diesel, operating expenses […]

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EnergyAustralia’s smart grid to use LTE

| November 23, 2010 | 0 Comments
EnergyAustralia’s smart grid to use LTE

EnergyAustralia is aiming to become the first power utility to build a network for its smart grid and smart metre network using LTE. The company has contracted Ericsson to build out the 4G network, which will initially use WiMAX, then migrate to LTE as early as next year with trials. The network is being built […]

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Flexenclosure’s E-site up for AfricaCom awards

| October 20, 2010 | 0 Comments
Flexenclosure’s E-site up for AfricaCom awards

Flexenclosure, a Swedish firm that makes cell site towers and enclosures, is up to three AfricaCom Awards with its E-site solution, described as a “turnkey solution that is extremely power efficient and specially designed to generate and conserve energy from renewable energy sources like wind and solar.” E-site has been nominated in the categories “Best […]

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UK’s solar charger firm Suntrica enters China

| October 20, 2010 | 0 Comments
UK’s solar charger firm Suntrica enters China

Suntrica, a UK-based maker of solar-powered chargers for mobile devices, has signed deals with two Chinese companies to bring its product to that market. China Daheng Group, an import and distribution company, will act as Suntrica’s distributor through China selling direct to retail outlets while AKL Beijing, will provide sales and after sales support to […]

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Nokia Siemens claims world’s lowest power network server

| October 20, 2010 | 1 Comment

Nokia Siemens Networks says its Flexi-NS (Network Server) is the world’s lowest power consuming server for mobile operators, capable of supporting 100,000 subscribers on 59 watts of power. The company unveiled the product at 4G World this week, and expects to ship it commercially by end-2010.

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Is going green like philanthropy?

| October 12, 2010 | 0 Comments
Is going green like philanthropy?

I had a very pleasant lunch with Shawn Covell, head of Qualcomm’s Wireless Reach initiative, which acts on behalf of the company to fund non-profit projects across the world to promote the use of wireless technologies in mostly underdeveloped markets. Her job is mostly about philanthropy, bringing connectivity and access to the Internet to often […]

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In search of the greenest telco on the Fortune Global 500

| September 28, 2010 | 3 Comments
In search of the greenest telco on the Fortune Global 500

A core part of Green Telecom Live’s theme is to promote carbon accountability in the telecoms industry. As such, we have produced the first ever research report into the carbon performance and the strategies of the world’s top telcos, according to the Fortune Global 500 list of such companies in 2009. The research was compiled […]

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Qualcomm’s Mirasol displays to reduce gadget CO2 emission by 94%

| August 18, 2010 | 2 Comments
Qualcomm’s Mirasol displays to reduce gadget CO2 emission by 94%

Qualcomm says its Mirasol displays, which use reflective technology to display the spectrum of colours instead of active lights, can reduce the carbon emissions from gadgets over their life time of use. The Mirasol display technology works by mimicking the wings of a butterfly, which basically have no colour on their own, but reflect specific […]

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IdaTech gets order for 154 ElectraGen fuel cell systems in Indonesia

| August 10, 2010 | 1 Comment
IdaTech gets order for 154 ElectraGen fuel cell systems in Indonesia

PRESS RELEASE: BEND, ORE, USA, August 9, 2010 – IdaTech plc (AIM: IDA), a global leader in the development and manufacture of clean and reliable PEM fuel cell products for the critical backup power market is pleased to announce the Phase III roll out of the latest generation hydrogen backup power fuel cell systems on […]

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Tangoe offers companies ways to dispose of old electronic gadgets

| August 9, 2010 | 0 Comments
Tangoe offers companies ways to dispose of old electronic gadgets

Orange, Connecticut-based, (not-California-based) Tangoe, Inc., has launched a new mobile device reuse-retire-recycle program called, Tangoe MobileRenew. According to Tangoe, the service offers much more than just the recycling of corporate mobile communication devices environmentally, but provides enterprises with a “secure, compliant, and financially beneficial means” of handling all end-of-life mobile devices. “Organizations that have struggled […]

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