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Mobile Energy Efficiency – An Overview

February 15, 2016 | | Brochure | Global

Mobile network operators (MNOs) spend approximately US$17 billion on their annual energy use. Therefore, it is no surprise that energy efficiency is becoming a strategic priority for them globally. As mobile use continues to grow, so does the demand for … Read more

The Global Telecom Tower Esco Market: Overview of the global market for energy to telecom towers in off-grid and bad-grid areas

December 19, 2014 | | Research & Reports | Global

By 2020, an estimated 390,000 telecom towers will be deployed in off-grid locations, and 790,000 towers will be deployed in bad-grid locations. This will result in an annual diesel expense of about $19 billion and GHG emission of about 45 … Read more

Case Study: Warid Pakistan expects to save more than US$ 6 million per year after trialling energy efficiency solutions

March 24, 2014 | | Case Study | Middle East and North Africa

Cascadiant, Warid Telecom and the GSMA collaborated to perform a MEE Optimisation project in Pakistan in 2013. The project was conducted on ten cell sites across various geographies in Pakistan, and the technical solutions were trialled on four cell sites. … Read more

Case study: Digicel Jamaica deploys next generation power saving software technology to cut radio access network costs

January 24, 2013 | | Case Study | Latin America & the Caribbean

Serving two million customers, Digicel Jamaica is the flagship Digicel franchise in the Caribbean region. The company has committed itself to reducing energy costs and slashing its carbon footprint, taking numerous steps to become a truly green company. PDF : Digicel … Read more

Case study: Vodafone Romania implements innovative energy saving technology

October 23, 2012 | | Case Study | Europe and Central Asia

Since 2006 Vodafone Romania has been closely managing its energy consumption and purchasing policy. At the end of 2011, it decided to implement a free cooling system that was particularly innovative. In one building alone this system has resulted in … Read more

Case study: Telstra achieves A$ 1.5 million in mobile network energy savings

September 17, 2012 | | Case Study | East Asia and Pacific

Over the past two years, Australian operator Telstra has implemented mobile energy efficiency initiatives across its network, resulting in annual cost savings of A$ 1.5 million and carbon emission reductions of 6,700 TCO2e. With its strong emphasis on sustainability, the … Read more

Case study: Telefónica Uruguay cuts € 4.2 million off its network energy bill with free cooling

September 8, 2012 | | Case Study | Latin America & the Caribbean

Since 2002, Telefónica Uruguay has rolled out a series of energy efficiency initiatives across its network, resulting in cumulative cost savings of € 4.2 million at 2012 prices and carbon emission reductions of 10,900 TCO2e, as part of an energy … Read more

Mobile’s Green Manifesto

June 20, 2012 | | Research & Reports | Global

Mobile’s Green Manifesto 2012 outlines the positive impact of the operator initiatives in energy and carbon management. An update on the 2009 report, it highlights the initial results from the GSMA’s Mobile Energy Efficiency (MEE) initiative as well as progress … Read more

Case study: Telefónica Germany identifies € 1.8 Million per year of energy savings with GSMA Mobile Energy Efficiency Optimisation pilot

April 8, 2012 | | Case Study | Europe and Central Asia

Telefónica was keen to improve its ranking in Mobile Energy Efficiency Benchmarking. It became the first mobile network operator to sign up to the GSMA’s MEE Optimisation service, leveraging the combined expertise of the GSMA and Nokia Siemens Networks’ Energy … Read more

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