Vertivand Telef?nica have announced a global, long-term partnership to boost energy savings through fit-for-purpose infrastructure solutions. Under the agreement, Vertiv will provide Energy Savings as a Service (ESaaS) across Telef?nica’s core and access sites in Europe and America, covering all facets from initial site assessment to comprehensive maintenance services over the next ten years.
Through this agreement, Vertiv experts will conduct energy audits and deliver wide-ranging assessment reports outlining projected KPIs as well as energy savings for each site. The reports comprise a series of recommendations for optimizing the performance, capacity, availability and efficiency of critical infrastructure, ultimately increasing energy savings. Vertiv will provide total support from consultancy and execution to 24/7 monitoring and maintenance services, requiring no capital expenditure (CAPEX) from the customer with Vertiv fully financing the project as part of the ESaaS contract.
“Vertiv and Telef?nica share the mutual goal of becoming more efficient and competitive through sustainable innovation,” said Juan Manuel Caro, director of operations, Telef?nica. “Our company is committed to our objective on energy and climate change of reducing 50 percent of our energy consumption per traffic unit while enhancing our infrastructure and telecommunications services. Vertiv has been fundamental in our achievements, and we trust that through this partnership we can make much greater strides forward.”
Vertiv and Telef?nica have been business partners for more than 20 years, working closely together to deliver a broad range of innovative solutions to support Telef?nica’s network sites across the world. Vertiv was recently awarded by Telef?nica as “Best Partner of the Year” at the 8th Global Workshop on Energy and Climate Change. This accolade acknowledged Vertiv for the outstanding contribution to Telef?nica’s Energy Efficiency Program, awarded by the GSMA with the Green Mobile Award in 2016.
Throughout 2017 in particular, Vertiv delivered a series of energy-efficient infrastructure solutions, including thermal management equipment, AC and DC power units, and solar hybrid systems to support renewable energy sources.Vertiv state-of-the-art solutions have been replicated in several countries, giving Telef?nica utmost performance and reliability on top of energy savings. By entering this new global agreement, Vertiv and Telef?nica have aligned their vision for improving efficiency and enabling innovation across the globe.