Do towercos need to create their own minigrids?
What can we do about cell site power demands increasing? Cell site power clustering is one option, but efficiency drives and proper site dimensioning have a role too
Participants in TowerXchange’s Greening the Network and cell site energy sessions at TowerXchange Meetup MENA identified at least several trends driving up power demand on cell sites. Luckily the industry has some ready to go solutions which it must deploy. In many ways, MNOs and towercos are the victim of their own success, as advances in mobile adoption and increases in data consumption drive increases in site power consumption, and it is down to the industry to resolve these complex issues. Below you will read about what is increasing site power and what to do about it.