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    Mining Firms Hurt by ‘Ridiculously High’ Energy Prices in Australia Mull Renewables

Mining Firms Hurt by ‘Ridiculously High’ Energy Prices in Australia Mull Renewables

(pictured: Dr. Arnoldus Mateo van den Hurk Mir, general manager of the Renewable Energy and Mining International Observatory) Glencore’s response to soaring energy costs in Australia has sparked calls for more

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    World’s First 24/7 Solar-Hydrogen-Lithium Energy Storage Microgrid Comes Online

World’s First 24/7 Solar-Hydrogen-Lithium Energy Storage Microgrid Comes Online

The world’s first 24/7 emissions-free “plug-and-play” commercial microgrid is now operational, according to a news release from Enel Green Power Chile. The system integrates 125kWp (kilowatt-peak) of solar power generation

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    210 new jobs as Sun Metals solar powers North Queensland Clean Energy Boom

210 new jobs as Sun Metals solar powers North Queensland Clean Energy Boom

Construction has begun on Queensland’s largest industrial solar project, which will see 1.3 million solar panels installed at the Sun Metals zinc refinery in North Queensland. When completed, the new

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If Glencore wants cheap energy for Mt. Isa, it should go solar

  If Glencore wants cheap energy for Mt. Isa, it should go solar

Mining magnate Glencore is rattling sabers about shuttering its copper mines at Mt. Isa in Queensland, largely due to the

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Iamgold signs 15MW PPA to serve Essakane gold mine in Burkina Faso

  Iamgold signs 15MW PPA to serve Essakane gold mine in Burkina Faso

2017 may be the year microgrids gain a solid foothold. Rising diesel prices paired with a handful of test projects

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Miners increasing green power

  Miners increasing green power

Renewable energy is undoubtedly picking up steam—even among fossil fuel extraction companies themselves. The world’s biggest shipper of seaborne coal,

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Renewable Energy Gains a Foothold in the World’s Largest Mining Industry

  Renewable Energy Gains a Foothold in the World’s Largest Mining Industry

With 1.3 billion people, 460 million without electricity, and one of the world’s largest mining sectors, India is ripe for

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How Broken Hill went from mining to solar farms and art

  How Broken Hill went from mining to solar farms and art

Broken Hill is iconic of Australian mining, and so important to the country’s mining history that it was added to

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Carbon-Neutral Mining May be Just Five Years Away

  Carbon-Neutral Mining May be Just Five Years Away

A new research project from diamond mining company De Beers Group may make carbon-neutral mining a reality in as little

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