Jan 12, 2024 18:55 JST

Source: NTT DOCOMO

NTT DOCOMO: Start of Demonstration Experiment for Base Station Power Rescue System Using Electric Vehicles
- Providing Reliable and Safe Communication Services with Speedy Power Supply during Power Outages through AI-Based Dispatch Planning -

TOKYO, Jan 12, 2024 - (JCN Newswire) - NTT DOCOMO, INC. (hereinafter referred to as DOCOMO), NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION (NTT), and NIPPON CAR SOLUTIONS CO., LTD. (NCS) will start a demonstration experiment on January 12, 2024, as part of their enhanced disaster response measures involving responding to power outages. This experiment focuses on a base station power recovery system utilizing electric vehicles (EVs).

Fig. Overview of This Demonstration Experiment

The system for this experiment comprises DOCOMO's Energy Management System (EMS) platform for monitoring and controlling base station power, NTT's AI-based vehicle dispatch planning created using deep reinforcement learning(1), and real-time EV data (including location, stored power, and driving data) collected by NCS. The objective is to efficiently dispatch optimally located and charged EVs to power-downed base stations. This validation will take place from January 12 to June 30, 2024. Furthermore, NTT is a member of the EV100 initiative(2), and this demonstration experiment is conducted as part of the initiative's efforts.

During power outages, base stations currently provide communication services using backup batteries for a limited time and deploy generators for extended outages. This experiment aims to enhance disaster response by effectively using EVs, which are expected to become more common as corporate vehicles.

This initiative will be showcased at the "docomo Open House'24" hosted by DOCOMO, starting January 17, 2024.

(1) Deep reinforcement learning is a combination of reinforcement learning and deep learning.
(2) EV100 is an international initiative aimed at promoting the use of electric vehicles and related infrastructure among businesses. In 2018, NTT became the first telecommunications operator to join the initiative.

Source: NTT DOCOMO
Sectors: EVs, Transportation

Copyright ©2024 JCN Newswire. All rights reserved. A division of Japan Corporate News Network.

Related Press Release


NTT DOCOMO GLOBAL Commences Business Operations
July 02 2024 08:30 JST
 
NTT DOCOMO and Space Compass partners with Airbus on HAPS, committing to a USD$100 million investment in AALTO
June 03 2024 16:15 JST
 
DOCOMO Launches Japan's First Demonstration Experiment of Self-powered Hydropower Base Station
May 30 2024 13:30 JST
 
Japanese Consortium Achieves World's First Demonstration of 5G Communication from Altitude of 4km Using 38GHz Band
May 29 2024 10:44 JST
 
DOCOMO to Launch NTT DOCOMO GLOBAL for Global Expansion
May 10 2024 17:13 JST
 
DOCOMO, NTT, NEC and Fujitsu Develop Top-level Sub-terahertz 6G Device Capable of Ultra-high-speed 100 Gbps Transmission
April 11 2024 14:10 JST
 
DOCOMO to Conduct Open RAN Field Trials with Ooredoo, Smart and StarHub
February 27 2024 18:53 JST
 
NEC Selected by NTT DOCOMO as a Virtualized Radio Access Network (vRAN) Vendor
February 26 2024 16:54 JST
 
DOCOMO and NTT Expand 6G Collaborations with SK Telecom and Rohde & Schwarz
February 22 2024 14:33 JST
 
Successful demonstration of computing and mobile networks convergence to provide diverse services in the 6G era
February 22 2024 12:18 JST
 
More Press release >>

Latest Press Release


More Latest Release >>