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Eltek is a leading hybrid telecom power manufacturer with 60 offices worldwide. Eltek’s product portfolio includes hybrid energy solutions focused on opex reduction, supported by a zero capex financing deals. Eltek have 4,000 hybrid sites deployed, and are currently bidding for a further $100m worth of hybrid solutions. TowerXchange spoke to Eltek’s Middle East and Africa Regional Director Bob Hurley and his colleague Younis Shan, who focuses on West Africa and who had previously worked at Helios Towers Nigeria.
TowerXchange: Tell us about the current state of hybrid power at cell sites in Africa.
Bob Hurley, Regional Director MEA, Eltek:
Around 10% of African cell sites use hybrid energy, and most of those have been fitted in the last two years.