5G Energy Consumption and Operator Sustainability Initiatives

Price: Starting at USD 4,500
Publish Date: 16 Mar 2022
Code: AN-5500
Research Type: Research Analysis
5G Energy Consumption and Operator Sustainability Initiatives
Actionable Benefits

Actionable Benefits

  • Identify the factors that affect 5G energy consumption.
  • Understand the software and hardware technology that help to drive down 5G energy consumption.
  • Understand the benefit and challenge of using renewable technology such as wind, solar and batteries at site level.
Critical Questions Answered

Critical Questions Answered

  • How to minimize 5G power consumption at a network level?
  • How equipment vendors help reduce 5G power consumption?
  • What is the current Installation cost and O&M cost of renewable technology such as wind, solar and batteries?
Research Highlights

Research Highlights

  • Energy saving in the RAN using AI/ML.
  • Hardware technology that helps to reduce energy consumption.
  • Current development of renewable technology.
  • Cost comparison of using renewable energy and grid energy to power a cell site.
Who Should Read This?

Who Should Read This?

  • Regulators who want to increase renewable energy share in the telecommunication sector.
  • Decision makers of mobile network operators who wish to minimize 5G energy consumption.
  • Decision makers of vendors who provide 5G equipment.

Table of Contents

1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

2. RECOMMENDATIONS

3. 5G ENERGY CONSUMPTION

4. 5G ENERGY OPTIMIZATION

4.1. Network Level
4.2. Equipment Level
4.3. Site Level

5. OPERATOR SUSTAINABILITY BY GEOGRAPHY