Energy priorities and strategies for Africa’s ‘Big Four’ towercos

How American Tower, Eaton Towers, Helios Towers Africa and IHS Towers are investing in new power solutions

Read this article to learn:

  • What towercos are spending on power each year
  • Their appetite for high versus low tech solutions
  • What energy storage solutions the big four are looking at
  • To what extent renewable and hybrid solutions are being deployed
  • Attitudes towards the opex (ESCO) model

Between them IHS Towers, American Tower, Helios Towers Africa and Eaton Towers own 45,450, or 36%, of sub-Saharan Africa’s 124,428 towers.  Collectively they have a footprint in 14 countries, where grid availability and infrastructure varies significantly. All have major plans for investment in energy infrastructure. TowerXchange examine current energy initiatives under way at Africa’s big…

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