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NEC completes demonstration project of energy efficient telecom tower sites in India

Published in Technology Tuesday, 10 October 2017 17:35


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NEC Corporation completed of a demonstration project in India to introduce energy management technology utilizing renewable energy (solar power photovoltaic generation systems, “PV”) and lithium-ion rechargeable battery systems (LiB) at telecom tower sites with unstable power supplies, aimed at reducing the fuel consumption of diesel generators.
 
Mobile telecom operators in India often outsource ownership and operations to tower companies in order to secure and maintain facilities such as towers and power equipment. Due to cost reductions and conditions outlined in the Indian government's Green Telecom policy, tower companies are now being required to reduce fuel consumption by diesel generators, which are used as backup in the case of power failures.
 
Moreover, the need to lower CO2 emissions is also becoming an important issue for business managers, as well as a major social concern. In order to address these issues, the Japanese and Indian governments have collaborated in the creation of a demonstration project by Japan’s New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO), supported by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI).

     
 
 
 

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