Bladon Blog
Can mini-grids or standalone power solve the telecom tower power paradox?

Can mini-grids or standalone power solve the telecom tower power paradox?

19 October 2021

In the early 1980’s Robert Metcalfe posited that the value of a communications network increased with the square of the number of users in that network. Initially this ‘Metcalfe’s Law’ was used to sell more Ethernet network cards but it more recently was recognised to see how this network effect could be seen in telecoms networks, the internet, social media and even cryptocurrencies

Bladon Micro Turbine Gensets for a Greener Future

Bladon Micro Turbine Gensets for a Greener Future

19 May 2021

In this document, we will explore the significant potential for the MTG to reduce local pollution through its clean burn technology, and its future route to carbon neutrality.

Micro Turbine powered communications at the Bristol Hot Air Balloon Festival

Micro Turbine powered communications at the Bristol Hot Air Balloon Festival

12 November 2019

For the first time a Bladon Micro Turbine Genset (or MTG) powered an offgrid telecoms tower in the UK. Working on a product trial with our UK partner DAEL Telecom, the MTG provided power to an offgrid telecoms tower site at Europe’s largest hot air balloon meeting.

Could hybrid micro-generation power the EV revolution?

Could hybrid micro-generation power the EV revolution?

16 July 2019

Last month, our very own Chief Engineer Neil Robson featured in The Engineer discussing the future of the UK energy landscape, and the role that micro-grids and local generation could play in that.

Bladon MTG transforms telecom tower site in Durban

Bladon MTG transforms telecom tower site in Durban

28 February 2019

An experience one of our customers had recently shows that the Bladon MTG’s advantages in this area can be crucial in certain environments.

The Bladon MTG12 Micro Turbine Genset powers away in South Africa

The Bladon MTG12 Micro Turbine Genset powers away in South Africa

24 January 2019

The first Bladon MTG12 has arrived in South Africa and is powering our partner’s telecom tower

The first Bladon MTG12 Micro Turbine Genset is here

The first Bladon MTG12 Micro Turbine Genset is here

06 December 2018

The first Bladon MTG12 has rolled off the production line and is ready for shipping.

We're reinventing the diesel genset

We're reinventing the diesel genset

11 September 2018

Our team in Bladon have taken another approach and designed a diesel genset that is designed from the inside out to address the downsides of conventional diesel gensets.