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The GSMA’s latest report assesses the imperative to reduce emissions in the 5G era, how networks consume energy, which innovations can help boost efficiency and the challenges that remain in the way. Nov 2020 Authors: Tim Hatt, Emanuel Kolta https://data.gsmaintelligence.com/research/research/research-2020/5g-energy-efficiencies-green-is-the-new-black
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Photo by Greg Rosenke on Unsplash  The way in which a telecommunications company operates and deploys its network has an enormous influence on its energy and carbon emission performance. The challenge 5G will cause an enormous rise in energy consumption and has the potential to be one of the biggest culprits in contributing to adverse...
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Photo: iStockphotoEskom’s six-unit coal-fired Medupi power plant, which has taken more than a decade to build and is undergoing boiler modifications to fix engineering errors. A legacy of deferred maintenance, mismanagement, and massive debt for underperforming power plants built by South African utility Eskom may be tough to overcome 04 Aug 2020 By David Wagman Optimists...
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04 Aug 2020 Researchers say bigger issues — poverty, corruption, inequality — can undermine rural energy programs if unaddressed. By Maria Gallucci In Zimbabwe, where access to the electrical grid is sparse and unreliable, millions of people still burn wood to cook food and heat their homes. The practice is partly to blame for worsening deforestation...
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From the author of ‘Towards Better Health’   http://mieuxprevenir.blogspot.co.za/2018/02/rare-metals-electric-vehicle-generates.html Rare metals: « An electric vehicle generates nearly as much carbon as diesel » by Marine Ernoult, liberation.fr, 1 February 2018  (translation) Interview with Guillaume Pitron In his latest work, « La Guerre des métaux rares » (The War of Rare Metals), Guillaume Pitron denounces the «...
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