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Low-carbon growth plan for telecom – not so easy

June 13, 2011 by

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The contribution of telecom sector to India’s carbon emissions is significant. TRAI has come out with a guideline paper for green growth in telecom. NGO’s such as Greenpeace have stressed the need for renewable energy to fuel the sustained growth to ensure that the growth of telecom sector is a low-carbon and sustainable one. Greenpeace […]

Internet consumes more energy than India

April 24, 2011 by

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Even as you read this, the data centre, that powers the internet and has brought this data for your reading, is a heavy big energy guzzler. Accordingly to a study conducted by Greenpeace, the environmental NGO, the data centres run by companies including Google, Akamai, Yahoo and Apple consumed 662 billion units (kWh), 16% more […]

Promoting Green Technologies in Indian Telecom sector

April 18, 2011 by

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As a part of the effort to promote green telecommunications and to suggest ways to address the issues of enviromental impact of the fast growing telecom industry, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) recently released its recommendations on “Approach Towards Green Telecommunications”. These recommendations were developed through consultative process with various industry and non-industry […]