Eltek: A business model to buy and sell energy by the kWh
How an Energy Supply Company’ (ESCO) can accelerate RoI in hybrid energy
Tower operators would like to transfer the responsibility, and risks, of energy provision to specialist ESCOs. However there is a lack of consensus on the business model, pricing and contractual terms for selling energy by the kWh. In this article we speak to Eltek’s Bob Hurley to understand the issues.
TowerXchange: We spoke about this in our last interview, but let’s start with a summary of the current state of energy provision to cell sites in Africa.
Bob Hurley, Regional Director MEA, Eltek:
Today African cell sites remain predominantly dependent upon diesel generators (DG).