Bertin Energy & Environment Looking for Green Energy Supply Solutions for the Giant SKA Radio Telescope

Kuwait Daily News | Oct 16, 2019 at 12:00 AM
  • Bertin Energy & Environment is supported by the French private sector research and assistance fund to study possible energy supply solutions for the South African part of this large radio telescope.
  • The company will thus offer SKAO and SARAO scenarios for an economical, reliable and environmentally friendly energy supply.
  • With the 64 antennas already in existence through the MeerKAT South African radio telescope, of which 133 additional SKA1-MID dishes will be integrated by 2028, the site’s overall energy demand is estimated at 5 MW approximately.