The telecommunications giant ‘Vodafone’ have confirmed that, every area of its operations in United Kingdom, including the company’s data centres, retail stores, network, and offices are now one hundred percent powered by the electricity generated using the renewable energy sources including the solar energy, hydro energy and wind energy.
This announcement has been the main milestone of the company Vodafone in achieving the target of reaching the net zero carbon emissions across the operations of the company by 2027.
The fixed and mobile networks of the company ‘Vodafone’ in United Kingdom is going to be connecting around 16 million people at any one moment in the country, along with the purpose of powering the network that accounts for 95 percent of the total energy usage of the company across United Kingdom and it has also been the biggest impact of Vodafone in the country.
Vodafone UK has been successful in making significant progress on the company’s net-zero agenda of 2020, which mainly includes decrease in the emissions of carbon dioxide by 37.3 percent, along with reselling and recycling of 100 percent of the company’s redundant network equipment.
Ahmed Essam, CEO of Vodafone UK said, Achieving their target of net zero emissions has been a critical part of the strategy of the company along with COP26, which is being held in United Kingdom later 2021, it has now been the time for embracing the opportunity and working together for the purpose of acceleration of their transition to a society with zero-carbon emissions.