UK forests to transmit data to ring the alarm on climate change

Hundreds of sensors have been attached to trees in two forests in the UK to assess the impact of climate change on nature

Vodafone to dial in 100% green European network by 2021

It aims to create a Green Gigabit Net for its customers across 11 markets that will use power from wind, solar and hydro sources

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Iberdrola and Vodafone España join hands to advance renewable energy in Spain

The two companies have signed a long-term PPA that will allow Vodafone España to secure a clean power supply from the energy firm

Aerial vehicle firm EHang partners with Vodafone to set up flying car ecosystem

The deal will see Vodafone provide connectivity to all EHang AAVs operating in Europe

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Vodafone dials in to 100% solar power in Egypt

The firm plans to build between 20MW and 25MW of new solar infrastructure by the year 2025

Vodafone dials up renewable power commitment

The telecommunications giant’s global operations are currently supplied with 13% clean energy

Could billboards help end Indian droughts?

Vodafone billboards are collecting and storing rainwater to help a drought-hit Indian village survive. The five billboards are situated about an hour’s drive away from Pimpri Sandas in the state of Maharashtra and fitted with collection devices and storage tanks. When they fill up, a text message is automatically sent to a 24/7 collection team which then picks up the water and […]

Power cut in your area? Ring 105

People in the UK can dial 105 to report a power cut from April next year. It is expected to make it easier for customers to contact their local electricity distribution company for any safety concerns. Regulator Ofcom approved the application by the Energy Networks Association (ENA). Vodafone UK has been appointed the telecommunications service provider for […]

Vodafone’s South African arm saves R6.5m on energy bills

The South African subsidiary of Vodafone has achieved energy savings of around R6.5 million (£0.43m) through its renewable project, according to reports. Vodacom installed a PV system at its Cape Town offices earlier this year, which provides around 75% of the buildings peak power requirements. It is part of the company’s efforts in trying to […]

Cisco and Google tie in ‘green’ IT table

Cisco and Google have come joint-top of a ‘Cool IT leaderboard’ which ranks 21 of the world’s biggest IT firms on their efforts to be more ‘green’. The computer networking firm climbed up the rankings to draw even with the search engine giant, with both coming ahead of comms company Ericsson in third place. Japan’s […]