UK Fuel Cell Co. Nabs Deal To Power India's Telecom Towers

Law360, New York (January 14, 2014, 2:15 PM EST) -- Intelligent Energy Holdings PLC and Ascend Telecom Infrastructure have signed a multimillion-dollar, multiyear agreement to provide efficient power to India's 425,000 telecom towers, and reduce both the country's mobile operating costs and its carbon footprint, they said Tuesday.

Nearly three-quarters of India's 425,000 telecom towers do not have grid power for eight or more hours each day due to power cuts stemming from the towers' reliance on generators powered by costly diesel fuel, the companies said. To help mitigate costs and to make the country more...
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