AT&T targets a gigaton of emissions reduction by 2035 with new climate initiative

The telecommunications giant will work with Microsoft, Equinix, the University of Missouri and other research universities and organisations to deliver broadband-enabled climate solutions at a global scale

Nokia pledges to halve emissions by 2030

It has set science-based targets to achieve this and is working to ensure its products are more energy efficient

Nokia and Telefónica work to make 5G systems greener than all existing networks

The firms say 5G is ‘a natively greener technology’ and allows more data bits to be transmitted per kilowatt of energy than any previous type of wireless technology

Iberdrola to provide 100% renewable energy to Vodafone’s Spanish business

Around 140GWh/year of the total 540 GWh/year will be supplied under a PPA linked to the new 49MW Puylobo wind project, which is currently under construction in Aragón

Vodafone dials a quarter of its electricity use into renewables

The telecommunications giant has invested €77 million in energy efficiency and renewable projects across its business

Tele2 becomes ‘first carbon-neutral telco in Nordics and Baltics’

The company says it has decreased carbon dioxide emissions by around 45,000 tonnes per year

Telecommunications giant Orange signs solar PPA with Iberdrola

It will deliver 200GWh of solar power a year to 9,000 offices and buildings operated by Orange in Spain

Cellnex Telecom dials in to Science Based Target initiative

The wireless telecommunications and broadcasting infrastructure operator, which owns and manages a portfolio of 53,000 sites across Europe, aims to slash its emissions and align itself with the Paris Agreement

US broadband firm invests $100m in solar and fuel-cell project

A US broadband and telecommunications company announced it would invest $100 million (£64m) in a solar and fuel-cell energy project to power 19 of its facilities across the country. The project will help Verizon generate more than 70 million kWh of clean electricity when operational – enough to power around 6,000 homes per year – […]

O2 enters smart meter market

Telecommunications giant O2 has entered the smart meter market with a multi-million supply deal. The company will use its technology to upgrade and simplify the smart meter network of G4S Utility Services, one of the biggest smart meter firms in the UK. G4S will use O2’s SMS gateway to securely relay information from its smart […]