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Flexenclosure deploys over 1000 hybrid power telecom sites in Myanmar

| August 5, 2015
Flexenclosure deploys over 1000 hybrid power telecom sites in Myanmar

Swedish green ICT infrastructure maker Flexenclosure has expanded its office in Myanmar, claiming rapid deployment of its eSite hybrid power system for off-grid sites and sites with unreliable grid supplies. The eSites are part of Flexenclosure’s contribution to the government’s transformation of Myanmar’s infrastructure. According to the firm, the Myanmar government has set a mobile […]

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Vodafone using fuel cells to cut emissions in South African network

| August 4, 2015 | 0 Comments
Vodafone using fuel cells to cut emissions in South African network

The Vodafone Group is now deploying fuel cells as an alternative source for power for some of its cell sites. Vodafone Group senior manager of infrastructure and energy Lee Andrew Jones wrote in post on TelecomLead that the operator’s South African operations Vodacom has turned to fuel cells to power sites, particularly sites outside the […]

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How Tata Docomo transforms mobile sites to cut energy costs | ET Telecom

| May 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Tata Docomo has spent some Rs 100 crore, or about US$15.8 million, in the last 18 months to “green” 10,000 sites under an initiative called Project Optimus. The project’s goal was to reduce the carbon of the sites located across 20 circles, or regions, in India. The project has resulted in annualised savings of Rs […]

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Indus Towers’ green initiative – The Hindu

| May 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

Indus Towers Limited, a joint venture set up in 2007 by Bharti Infratel Ltd, Vodafone India and Aditya Birla Telecom, has increased the number of green sites in Andhra Pradesh circle comprising AP and Telangana to 4,450… As of now, 32% of towers in AP circle have been declared as green sites. Source: Indus Towers’ […]

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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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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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Huawei shows new energy-saving site – for urban environments

| March 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

While most green base stations for mobile networks has focused on remote sites running on diesel, China’s Huawei Technologies has unveiled an energy efficient site specifically designed for urban environments. “The booming mobile broadband business presents challenges and intense competition for operators, particularly in urban areas where there is high energy consumption and little space […]

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New India regulation calls for 50% cell towers to use renewables by 2015

| December 9, 2011 | 0 Comments

India’s Department of Telecom has introduced new rules that will call for 50% of all mobile towers in the country to use some kind of renewable energy power by 2015. In perhaps an even more ambitious target, the new rules also call for at least 20% of urban cell sites to use some form of […]

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