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Gold & Coal Threatened by Rising Energy Costs, Says Goldman Sachs

  Gold & Coal Threatened by Rising Energy Costs, Says Goldman Sachs

Australia’s gold and coal mining companies may soon be contending with large spikes in electricity costs, as they renegotiate roughly

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WA’s first grid-connected wind/solar farm with battery storage to power garnet producer

Leading garnet producer GMA Garnet has signed a long-term power purchase agreement (PPA) with Advanced Energy Resources (AER), the partners

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Oilsands, mining companies watch mine-to-solar conversion project with intrigue

Video: SunMine: How solar is transforming an old mining town. Contaminated mining sites could be reborn as solar fields in the

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Canadian mines could power the clean energy transition – new report

  Canadian mines could power the clean energy transition – new report

Think clean energy jobs are just in manufacturing, installation, and maintenance? Think again. Specifically, think of the extraction industries. Canada’s

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White Paper – Renewable Energy in the Australian Mining Sector

  White Paper – Renewable Energy in the Australian Mining Sector

A qualitative and quantitative report on energy risk exposure in the Australian mining sector and the potential for renewables. The

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No One Size Fits All. A Global Perspective on Renewables for Mines and the Evolving Opportunities in Australia

  No One Size Fits All. A Global Perspective on Renewables for Mines and the Evolving Opportunities in Australia

“We are observing a strong and growing appetite from mining customers towards renewable energy globally,” reports Javier Vaquerizo, Head of

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Energy and Mines Australia Summit: Enel Green Power to Present to Mining Leaders in Perth

  Energy and Mines Australia Summit: Enel Green Power to Present to Mining Leaders in Perth

June 19, 2017 — International renewables leader Enel Green Power has joined the upcoming Energy and Mines Australia Summit as

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Engineering Australia’s First Wind-Diesel Hybrid for a Mine: Australian Garnet

  Engineering Australia’s First Wind-Diesel Hybrid for a Mine: Australian Garnet

“We understand that this wind-diesel hybrid power generation will be a first for an Australian mine, so naturally we are

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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

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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

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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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BHP on Climate Change and Energy for Mines: Download Interview

  BHP on Climate Change and Energy for Mines: Download Interview

Rising energy prices and looming carbon targets are incentivizing companies of all sizes to adjust how they acquire and use

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

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

Energy and Mines spoke to Craig Palmer, Program Manager at GHD about why mines are exploring renewables, and how best

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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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The Business Case for Solar for Grid-Tied Industrial Users in Australia

  The Business Case for Solar for Grid-Tied Industrial Users in Australia

A number of large-scale mineral processing facilities in Australia have been unable to secure long-term energy contracts at competitive prices,

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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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Renewables for Australian Mines: Market Overview and Next Steps

  Renewables for Australian Mines: Market Overview and Next Steps

“Every business that runs on vast amounts of energy will have to look in to solar”. Powering the mining sector

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Coal company plans huge solar farm on strip mine

  Coal company plans huge solar farm on strip mine

An eastern Kentucky coal company is spearheading what may be the largest solar farm project in Appalachia. The array will

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