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Volume & Issue no: Volume 3, Issue 5, September - October 2014

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Title:
FEASIBILITY STUDY ON POWERING CELL SITES USING RENEWABLE ENERGY IN GHANA
Author Name:
Joseph Kweku Arthur and Daniel Michael Okwabi Adjin
Abstract:
Abstract Most of the cell sites in Ghanaare powered by electricity from the national grid. However, electricity from the grid is not constant and also inadequate for the entire nation. This results in load-shedding and unannounced power outages. According to Mobile’s Green Manifesto (2012), the total global electricity and diesel consumption by all mobile networks was approximately 120 terawatt hours (TWh) in 2010, resulting in energy costs of $13 billion and responsible for 70 Mt carbon monoxide emissions. This article seeks to research on the feasibility of using renewable energy as an alternative to the electricity being supplied to the cell sites and to demonstrate the technical feasibility and financial viability of renewable energy as an alternative compared to the use of the national grid. The study use a quantitative research approach, using MTN Ghana as case study. The study showed that mobile network operators could make about 37% profit in their energy cost by using renewable energy in sub-Saharan Africa over a 10-year period. Keywords:- renewable energy, solar energy, generator, cell sites
Cite this article:
Joseph Kweku Arthur and Daniel Michael Okwabi Adjin , " FEASIBILITY STUDY ON POWERING CELL SITES USING RENEWABLE ENERGY IN GHANA" , International Journal of Emerging Trends & Technology in Computer Science (IJETTCS) , Volume 3, Issue 5, September - October 2014 , pp. 232-239 , ISSN 2278-6856.
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