Revayu Energy's Application of Small Wind Turbine on Existing Telecom Tower

Revayu Energy has integrated a 5KW small wind turbine at telecom tower top along with solar power on the ground, to provide hybrid energy with much lesser space requirement for much reliable & consistent power output throughout the year.

September 18, 2020. By Manu Tayal

In recent years, the Indian telecom sector has evolved and grown at a rapid speed. First, the country witnessed 2G, then the 3G and recently witnessed the 4G technologies and now transforming to 5G technologies. With the increased telecom infrastructure, there is an increase in the demand for energy to power the telecom equipments. Telecom industry contributes significantly to the carbon emissions in India, as it is the second largest consumer of diesel after Indian Railways with more than 2.5 billion liters of consumption annually. The off grid & un-reliable grid towers are the major contributors to this emission.

With ever increasing diesel prices the cost of energy by DGs has increased significantly close to Rs. 30 per kWH. To address this clean energy challenge, telecom companies have recently come up with a pilot project with Revayu Energy, a cleantech startup, that has indigenously developed a unique application of small wind turbines on existing telecom tower thus using the existing infrastructure for generating power remotely and eliminating the diesel usage significantly.

Recognizing this solution, a Switzerland based organization “Solar Impulse Foundation” has recently critically assessed the solution through its panel of experts and has “Labeled” the solution as one of the “Top 1000 Global Energy Efficient Solutions”.

Revayu Energy has integrated a 5KW small wind turbine at telecom tower top along with solar power on the ground, to provide hybrid energy with much lesser space requirement for much reliable & consistent power output throughout the year.

“For the telecom towers requiring 8-10 KW of power backup, this could be the reliable & viable solution as tower, SMPS & battery infrastructure is already available at all these sites and the break even is calculated against 3-4 times costlier DG power instead of Grid power”, stated Siddharth Arora, Director & CFO, Revayu Energy.

In-spite of solar energy edging past wind & getting all the attention these days, nights & monsoons would always remain an inherent limitation of solar energy. No wonder, experts across the world realize that this could be the ideal synergy between wind & solar energy sources.

“We have plans to integrate artificial intelligence to minimize human intervention required in managing thousands of remotely located telecom sites to provide maximum value proposition to our clients and keep our O&M services self sustainable. We foresee a big B2B & B2C global market opening out in front of us in next couple of years, paving the way for establishing Revayu Energy as the largest small wind & hybrid energy company in the world & we directly intend to reduce significant annual carbon emissions,” said Prateek Gupta, Founder & CEO, Revayu Energy.

India has more than 1.5 lac off-grid towers and by switching over to wind & solar hybrid renewable energy, one can help in contributing towards clean energy. This initiative could go a long way in substantially reducing the carbon footprints associated with the diesel generators in off-grid & unreliable grid powered telecom towers. Along with all the technological and commercial advancements, it is imperative to state that this solution, is conceptualized, designed &Made in India that can be applied to global telecom market. Moreover, this solution is inline with our honorable PM Shri Narendra Modi’s vision of “Atmanirbhar Bharat”.

Achieving this global accolade, Revayu further plans to raise funds through equity to expand its operations and target a niche market of 2 million towers globally.

- Revayu Energy's Case Study on Application of Small Wind Turbine on Existing Telecom Tower

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