Solar powered cellular base stations: current scenario, issues and proposed solutions

@article{Chamola2016SolarPC,
  title={Solar powered cellular base stations: current scenario, issues and proposed solutions},
  author={Vinay Chamola and Biplab Sikdar},
  journal={IEEE Communications Magazine},
  year={2016},
  volume={54},
  pages={108-114}
}
The increasing deployment of cellular networks across the globe has brought two issues to the forefront: the energy cost of running these networks and the associated environmental impact. Also, most of the recent growth in cellular networks has been in developing countries, where the unavailability of reliable electricity grids forces operators to use sources like diesel generators for power, which not only increases operating costs but also contributes to pollution. Cellular base stations… CONTINUE READING
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