Partnerships for the planet: Clean energy solutions Côte d’Ivoire

26 April 2024

We are improving how we expand our reach. Our BTS sites operated diesel generators continuously (24/7) to maintain functionality in areas currently outside the reach of the national grid. The Cote d’Ivoire grid has significant hydroelectricity generation. We committed to delivering on our Project Zero commitments. Our ongoing energy efficiency project has been instrumental in reducing the reliance on diesel generators by a third. This achievement was accomplished through the implementation of a hybrid solution, strategically combining different energy sources. The positive impact of the energy efficiency project includes reducing diesel generator usage by 33%, resulting in a significant reduction of fuel consumption, which consequentially corresponds to a decrease in associated emissions. Looking forward, we intend to progressively connect more BTS sites using diesel generators to the grid and adopt solar solutions in the absence of grid coverage.