In a step towards sustainable telecom infrastructure, Ooredoo Kuwait has launched Solar Hybrid signal boosters in the nation. In its statement, the firm said that it believes that the outcomes of this initiative will pave the way for a greener and more cost-effective future in the telecommunications industry.
Ooredoo Kuwait, the leading ICT provider introduced solar hybrid-powered signal boosters in selected rural locations on the mainland and islands of Kuwait.
With this trial, the firm aimed to embrace green energy solutions, with the primary goal of significantly reducing reliance on diesel generators. “This, in turn, would lower carbon emissions and operational costs. Solar energy, considered an eco-friendly and economically attractive solution, stands out for its cost-effectiveness and sustainability,” it said.
The trial locations, include Wafra Road, Failka Island, Subiya, and Abdali Road. These were selected to assess the performance of solar hybrid cell signal boosters in diverse environments, from rural roads to picturesque islands.
“This strategic initiative aligns with Ooredoo Kuwait’s ongoing commitment to environmental sustainability and reducing its carbon footprint. Testing solar systems as an alternative to diesel generators signifies a significant stride toward a more environmentally responsible and economically efficient approach to powering its network,” said the firm.
Through the adoption of solar hybrid power, the company aims to assess the efficiency and feasibility of alternative energy sources for its telecom infrastructure.