ESCOs emerging as critical new buyers of telecom energy equipment

MTN, Ethio Telecom and Vodacom poised to follow Orange in partnering with ESCOs to drive operational efficiency and green energy

Read this article to learn:

  • Orange’s successes as ESCO pioneers in six, soon nine, African countries
  • MTN’s appetite for ESCO partnerships
  • The requirements of Africa’s two largest ESCOs: Aktivco and IPT PowerTech
  • The answers to ten frequently asked questions about ESCOs

By the end of 2020, Orange will be working with ESCOs in nine Sub-Saharan African countries – outside of their partnerships with towercos, almost all Orange’s power systems in Africa will be operated by ESCOs. MTN plans to transition the majority of their 13,000 retained towers in bad grid markets to ESCOs. Safaricom are exploring…

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