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Huawei proposing new methodology for maximizing energy efficiency to reduce carrier network energy consumption

| April 28, 2015 | 0 Comments
Huawei proposing new methodology for maximizing energy efficiency to reduce carrier network energy consumption

Huawei today introduced its “Maximizing Energy Efficiency” methodology at the 7th Annual Telecoms Energy Efficiency Forum. Aimed at supporting carriers with assessing how energy efficient their networks are, the methodology reviews all components and the communications system. The findings from the assessment support carriers with improving network energy efficiency and building green Mobile Broadband (MBB) […]

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Ericsson Targets 30% Per Employee CO2 Emissions Cut

| April 26, 2015 | 0 Comments
Ericsson Targets 30% Per Employee CO2 Emissions Cut

In a video launch of Ericsson’s 2014 corporate sustainability report, Elaine Weidman-Grunewald, head of Ericsson sustainability and corporate responsibility, says the company is on track to meet its five-year goal to reduce CO2 emissions per employee by 30 percent. Source: Ericsson Targets 30% Per Employee CO2 Emissions Cut · Environmental Leader · Environmental Management & […]

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Apple triples retail renewable energy rollout, 360 outlets worldwide go green

| April 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Apple’s plan to power its expansive retail operation entirely with renewable energy has taken a significant leap forward, the company revealed on Monday, as more than 360 Apple Store locations around the world now run on green power. Source: Apple triples retail renewable energy rollout, 360 outlets worldwide go green

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Energy efficiency project saves Warid Telecom up to 60% in power costs

| March 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

The GSMA and Warid Telecom in Pakistan have completed an energy efficiency project that has resulted in energy cost savings of up to 60% on the operator’s networks. The project, implemented by systems integrator Cascadiant, was conducted on ten cell sites across various geographies in Pakistan, and the technical solutions were trialled on four cell […]

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Indian telecoms regulator want ADB funding for green nets

| October 1, 2013 | 1 Comment

India’s Department of Telecom is reportedly eying funding from the Asian Development Bank to help the country’s cash-strapped telcos meet its mandated green energy goals. The Times of India reported that the DoT plans to seek out the ADB for long-term soft loans for telcos, who were asked by the Department to migrate 50% of […]

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Telcos reluctant to go green – Times Of India

| September 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

India’s telecoms industry is still slow to go green despite regulatory requirements, according to this report in the Times of India. Indian telcos say they can’t meet government green targets because they can’t afford to put in huge investment in alternative energy sources. The government say that their targets are quite liberal. According to the […]

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Verizon adds eco-labels to devices

| April 30, 2013 | 0 Comments
Verizon adds eco-labels to devices

Verizon said it will start labelling the devices it sells with environmental performance data. Under the new scheme, Verizon’s devices will now feature ECO Specs Labels, which will highlight five key factors. The % of recycled content or FSC/SFI paper used in the packaging The % of recycled content in the Verizon Wireless Device Meets Verizon Wireless […]

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Eltek and Caterpillar get together for hybrid telecoms power solutions

| April 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

Eltek announced the signing of a frame agreement for hybrid power solutions with Caterpillar Inc., the world’s leading manufacturer of high-speed diesel generator sets and engines. The contract involves the design and supply of high-efficiency hybrid power solutions, combining an optimal generator operation with renewable energy, typically for remote telecom sites. Caterpillar is a leading […]

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Wireless networks cast huge shadow on cloud energy usage

| April 22, 2013 | 0 Comments
Wireless networks cast huge shadow on cloud energy usage

Originally published on Communications Day The industry’s focus on data centres as the main producers of carbon dioxide emissions in the ICT sector misses the point, according to a new white paper by the Centre for Energy Efficient Telecommunications at the University of Melbourne. According to ‘The Power of Wireless Cloud’ report, access networks and […]

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Ericsson wins 600,000 smart grid deal

| April 22, 2013 | 0 Comments
Ericsson wins 600,000 smart grid deal

E.ON Elnät Sverige AB (E.ON), part of one of the largest private energy companies in the world, has chosen Ericsson in a five-year deal to provide a hosted solution including consulting and systems integration services. Ericsson’s solution will gather data from energy meters and provide collected data to E.ON’s internal IT environment. Data will be […]

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