Photonic Network Communications

, Volume 30, Issue 1, pp 4–16 | Cite as

Energy consumption modelling of optical networks

  • Kerry Hinton
  • Fatemeh Jalali
  • Ashrar Matin


A simple, generic measurement-based power consumption model is described and is shown to apply to equipment, networks and services. This model is used to construct power consumption estimates for a diverse range of network scenarios including customer premises equipment and access, edge and core networks and services provided over a network.


Green networks Energy efficiency  ICT power consumption 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Centre for Energy-Efficient TelecommunicationsUniversity of MelbourneParkvilleAustralia

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