Intelligent Energy, a spin-out of Loughborough University, signs multi-million dollar agreement to power Indian telecom towers with hydrogen fuel cells.

Cleantech spin-out Intelligent Energy has announced a “multi-million dollar, multi-year agreement” to install hydrogen fuel cells across telecom towers owned by Ascend Telecom Infrastructure, which provides coverage to all mobile networks in India.

India, which has a rapidly growing mobile telecoms industry, has around 425,000 telecom towers. However, up to 75% of these do not have power for eight hours a day or more due to power cuts. Currently, many of these towers rely on diesel-powered generators. The industry is…

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