Saturday, 28 September 2013

Less than 1% of India’s 4.4 lakh telecom towers powered by clean fuel



"Go green" may be a popular theme across the world and across industries, but India's financially stressed telecom operators have not shown much enthusiasm to it so far.
Telcos say they can't afford the huge expenses needed to set up capacity to generate alternate sources of energy such as solar, fuel cells or wind in order to meet the telecom department's "stiff" green targets unveiled in January 2012. The government on its part says its targets are liberal and blamed the operators' lackadaisical approach towards adopting green energy.

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