Rapid Growth Projected for Off-Grid Telecoms Stations

Off-grid mobile telecommunications base stations are slated for a dramatic growth over the next 7 years, with revenues crossing the $10-billion mark by the year 2020. These “base transceiver stations”, which are located in remote areas beyond the reach of the central power grid, employ the use of renewable energy, battery, and fuel-cell technologies as a source of power.

They are viewed as a cleaner, cheaper, and more practical alternative to the diesel generators presently powering most off-grid base stations. Though “the market is small when compared with to grid-tied base stations … [the] level of market pain is high, and the resulting growth will be rapid,” opined Kerry Ann Adamson, research director at Navigant Research.

The report by Navigant Research also warned that a successful move to such”green base stations” is only possible if companies are able to manufacture systems that adapt to the target location in high numbers. Among many things, such facilities should include the use of renewable energy in addition to a backup battery.

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