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Going Green: The Power to Change
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Today, teleports represent a $13 Billion sector of the global satellite communications industry. Teleports pay power bills ranging from $300,000 to over $1M per year per teleport while energy prices continue to be unpredictable and spiral upward. The current electrical distribution grid is overtaxed, making more frequent brownouts and blackouts likely; increasing per-kilowatt-hour costs appear inevitable. A recent benchmarking survey of three teleports in the U.S. revealed that it’s possible to save 20 – 40% in a facility’s power bills.

WTA has compiled resources to help Member teleports reduce their carbon emissions and do their part in ensuring a sustainable world. [WTA login and password required]

Click here to read the press release on WTA's "Green Teleport" Campaign.

See the Member Forum: The Green Teleport: Best Practices in Energy Management and Carbon Reduction.

WTA Members - Join us on March 15 for the "Green Teleport" Member Forum

On March 16, WTA will announce the honorees of the 2010 Teleport Awards for Excellence, including the "Green Teleport of the Year" Award

World Teleport Association offers
thanks to SES Global for special
support of the Green Teleport
initiative in 2009-2010.
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