Make a Green Phone Call – Tell India’s Biggest Operator to Switch Off Diesel and Go Renewable

Greenpeace is calling on the telecom industry to focus on managing its energy and carbon by substantially shifting its power generation for network operations to renewable sources, and to proactively advocate for economy-wide policies that combat climate change and increase the use of renewable energy.


Currently there are over 900 Million Indian people who use mobile phones. As this number increases, so does the need for energy to power the mobile towers.


Mobile phones have become an integral part of our life. But when was the last time you sat back and thought about all that goes behind powering your mobile phone and the network? This video will help you to understand what goes behind the scene in every tower and how its impacting everyone.

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8 Comments on "Make a Green Phone Call – Tell India’s Biggest Operator to Switch Off Diesel and Go Renewable"


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September 5, 2012 2:50 pm 2:50 PM

I recvd the same info direclty as sms and I instantly gave a call to number. Its high time these cartel think of nature rather than guzzling fuel and squeezing ppl’s money.

Senthil Kumar
September 5, 2012 12:33 am 12:33 AM


Thanks for the Info. I agree with Chaitanya and Samir.

Mobile operators should go for wind energy and solar energy which is feasible.

Also State Government should charge fee to Telecom towers that operates on diesel.

September 4, 2012 11:46 pm 11:46 PM

why only airtel?what about others?

September 4, 2012 8:57 pm 8:57 PM

State Government must charge a fee for every mobile telecom tower that operates on diesel – it will compensate for the subsidy paid on diesel.

September 4, 2012 8:21 pm 8:21 PM

vodafone upeast start solar syestem for some towers.
Gud idea.

September 4, 2012 7:39 pm 7:39 PM

great job by TRAI
…………………………GO FOR GREEN INDIA…….

September 4, 2012 7:21 pm 7:21 PM

Must Go For Solar For Every Tower,It save the future

September 4, 2012 6:19 pm 6:19 PM

go for solar energy

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