Flexenclosure Nominated for AfricaCom Award
11 October 2011
Flexenclosure has been shortlisted for an AfricaCom Award in the category Rural Telecoms Awards. Flexenclosure has been nominated for its revolutionary E-site base station site solution that is being run primarily on renewable energy and with the potential to share excess power with surrounding communities.
The AfricaCom Awards recognise and reward excellence in the African telecommunications market. Flexenclosure has been shortlisted in the AfricaCom Awards Rural Telecoms Awards category; The other entries are Ericsson, Movirtu Ltd, MTN Nigeria, MTN Uganda & Alvarion, and SafariCom. Last year, Flexenclosure won the Green Telecoms Award.
Flexenclosure has been nominated for “E-site with Community Power”. E-site is a base station site solution especially developed for off-grid markets in developing, mainly African, countries. E-site is an energy solution that enables base stations to be powered mainly by renewable energy (sun and wind). There is a battery bank for storage of generated energy and the wind turbines have been modified and perfected for this particular purpose. The key ingredient is Diriflex, the control system used to optimize the performance of the solution.