Energy priorities for sub-Saharan African MNOs and towercos
Insights from Vodafone, Helios Towers Africa and Towerco of Madagascar
The second afternoon of the TowerXchange Meetup Africa & Middle East turned its attention to key considerations and solutions when managing cell site power. From tackling the low hanging fruit on existing infrastructure, to the widescale deployment of new technologies and the potential and limitations of the ESCO model.
Understanding your energy consumption profile
For any operator or towerco, the first step in any energy initiative is developing a thorough understanding of your energy consumption profile. It is impossible to manage what you can’t measure and so you first must understand what power is being consumed on your sites.