Energy and Mines


Data-Driven Decision Making for Renewables in Mining: GHD Q&A

Data-Driven Decision Making for Renewables in Mining: GHD Q&A
May 17
16:07 2017

Energy and Mines spoke to Craig Palmer, Program Manager at GHD about why mines are exploring renewables, and how best to integrate them into new and existing operations. “The attention given to renewable energy for mining has reached company board and executive decision-maker levels,” reports Palmer. “Renewable energy options are technically feasible and being assessed as part of normal business planning.”

Big data will play a key role in the successful integration of alternative energy for existing and new mine sites, he notes. “With the emergence of big data, better knowledge about power loads, operational performance, and the state of existing infrastructure helps to appropriately inform the sizing of renewable energy technologies for evaluation,” adds Palmer.

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Andrew Slavin

Andrew Slavin

I am one of the directors of Energy and Mines and am also the curator of this site. I have been involved with B2B communications for the last 18 years including publications, conferences, think tanks and reports.