Maroc Telecom rolls out solar power for masts
MOBILEBy BiztechAfrica - Feb. 25, 2012, 7:41 a.m.
Maroc Telecom is rolling out solar power systems at 42 of its sites.
Tenesol, part of SunPower Corp, reports that it is installing more then 4,500 photovoltaic panels at Maroc Telecom sites across Morocco in a project valued at around USD6 million.
Last year, Tenesol installed PV power systems at 26,000 rural homes in Morocco for the country’s National Electricity Office.
The company says that since it installed its first solar telecoms system in Togo in 1989, it has delivered more than 3,000 installations to the industry.
Among them are over 1,000 base station power systems for Orange in 15 countries.
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