Sustainability in Wireless Mobile Communication Networks Through Alternative Energy Resources

Date Added: Dec 2010
Format: PDF

The combination of rising energy costs and the insatiable appetite for technology advancements will lead to significant environmental impact unless aggressively addressed by a unified strategy. The explosive development of ICT (Information and Communication Technology) industry has emerged as one of the major sources of world energy consumption. In fact, ICT industry ranks among the top energy consumers, with 2% to 10% energy consumption in the world. This paper addresses the energy optimization of wireless mobile networks through alternative energy resources in wireless mobile communication to tread the path of energy sustainability. The paper includes the overview of alternative energy resources like wind power, solar power, including their economic, environmental and social impact on wireless mobile communication networks.