CERC Allows Powergrid To Venture Into Telecom Biz But With Conditions  

In its latest judgment, the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has allowed power transmission company– Powergrid to venture into the telecom business. However, it has imposed some conditions too.  As per the CERC (Sharing of Revenue Derived from other businesses) Regulations, 2020, power transmission companies must inform the Commission and seek its approval if they want to […]

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Vodafone Launches Competition For Renewable Power Solutions For Its Towers

Global telecom conglomerate Vodafone has launched a global competition where players are invited to come up with innovations that can lead to generation of renewable power at mobile phone tower sites itself. Vodafone has joined hands with Vodacom, which is its Africa-based sister company as well as Vantage Towers, its European tower business. In the […]

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Airtel acquires 9% stake in Avaada Clean for Rs 7.8 crore

Bharti Airtel has acquired around a 9 per cent stake in renewable energy firm Avaada Clean TN Project, a special purpose vehicle formed for the purpose of owning and operating captive power plants, for about Rs 7.88 crore in an all-cash deal, according to a regulatory filing. Shares of Bharti Airtel advanced 2 percent in […]

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GenCell Introduces Long-duration Backup Solution for Telecom

GenCell Energy, an Israel-based manufacturer of fuel cell energy solutions, has launched its latest long-duration backup power solution, the GenCell Backup Operations eXtender (BOX)™, which is an efficient and reliable alkaline fuel cell technology specifically designed to meet the challenging backup power requirements of telecom and critical communications operations. In a world plagued by ever more […]

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Indus to use its Telecom Tower Network to Host EV Charging Stations

Indus Towers has announced its plans to utilise its large network of telecom towers spread across the country to host EV charging stations. Indus Towers Ltd., India’s largest mobile tower company has announced its plans to utilise its large network of telecom towers spread across the country to host EV charging stations. The company plans […]

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PCIM 2018: Infineon’s CoolGaN™ Opens up for a New Horizon in Power Management

The key benefits of gallium nitride (GaN) are, amongst others, high power density, best-in-class efficiency and decreased system costs. Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) is starting volume production for CoolGaN™ products by the end of 2018, the company announced during PCIM Europe. Engineering samples of the high reliable GaN solution in the […]

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More than 4,000 Telecom Towers to be Installed in Naxal-Hit Areas by DoT

Vihaan Networks Limited and Himachal Futuristic Communications Limited have installed 2,199 solar power mobile towers jointly in span of four months. As per the official sources, Ministry of Home affairs has guided Department of Telecom to install 4,072 additional mobile towers on immediate basis in naxal-hit areas. A telecom ministry official quoted “Home Ministry has asked […]

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Eltek successfully integrates 10,000 Hybrid-Solar Telecom Sites

Eltek announces it has successfully commissioned more than 10,000 hybrid solar-grid power systems to remote telecom sites since 2008. Moving ahead of solar power integrations from just off-grid telecom sites, but is now spurring in a wide range of network locations. By using these hybrid solutions, which combine solar backup power and high-efficiency DC power […]

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