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Microgrids for African Mines

  Microgrids for African Mines

Microgrids for Mines: Establishing Solutions for African Operations “I’d say that for more than 80 percent of African countries the

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Competitive Prices and Controlled Risk: What Renewables can Offer Chilean Mines

  Competitive Prices and Controlled Risk: What Renewables can Offer Chilean Mines

Alfredo Solar, General Manager, SunEdison Chile discusses the developer’s experience with large-scale projects for mine offtakers in Chile and his views

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The top 3 reasons mines are partnering with renewables in Chile

  The top 3 reasons mines are partnering with renewables in Chile

In an outstanding interview published this week, Black and Veatch’s Director of Business Development for Renewable Energy, Scott Tampke, cuts

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“There’s a growing appreciation that renewables projects provide off-grid power more reliably and cheaply than conventional approaches.”

  “There’s a growing appreciation that renewables projects provide off-grid power more reliably and cheaply than conventional approaches.”

In a Q&A interview published this week, Pattern Development’s CEO Mike Garland offers the lessons learned from partnering with Antofagasta

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2nd African Mining and Renewables Summit Launched

  2nd African Mining and Renewables Summit Launched

Mining operators across Africa are facing severe energy shortages and price hikes and are now actively exploring new solutions, including

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Siemens renewables hybrid – guaranteeing operational savings and securing power for remote mines

  Siemens renewables hybrid – guaranteeing operational savings and securing power for remote mines

Operational results from islanded grids will go a long way in informing the mining sector’s energy evolution for remote sites.

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Chilean Energy Minister to Open Santiago Summit on Mining and Renewables

  Chilean Energy Minister to Open Santiago Summit on Mining and Renewables

APRIL 7, 2015 —- The Honorable Máximo Pacheco Matte, Energy Minister of Chile is confirmed to provide the opening keynote

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Renewables Developers are Getting Better at Submitting Proposals to Mines, says Goldcorp

  Renewables Developers are Getting Better at Submitting Proposals to Mines, says Goldcorp

Goldcorp’s Energy Manager Rodrigo Diaz says that the quality of offers from renewables experts are improving which indicates the sector

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Providing Baseload Solutions for Mines – An Update from SolarReserve

  Providing Baseload Solutions for Mines – An Update from SolarReserve

Tom Georgis, Senior Vice President of Development, SolarReserve provides insight on SolarReserve’s large-scale baseload solution for a Chilean mine and

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Solar Power for Chilean Mines: Insight from RIJN Capital Chile

  Solar Power for Chilean Mines: Insight from RIJN Capital Chile

RIJN Capital Chile has had success with mining clients in Chile and understand the drivers and challenges of developing power

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Sibanye Gold aims for energy independence

  Sibanye Gold aims for energy independence

The mine energy crisis in Africa is becoming more apparent in the last few months with the impact of load

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World Bank report stresses need for mining-power integration

  World Bank report stresses need for mining-power integration

In a report published in the last few weeks the World Bank has urged African mining companies to improve their

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Australian mine to house off-grid solar power system

  Australian mine to house off-grid solar power system

Sandfire Resources, a Western Australian gold and copper miner, is set to build one of the largest off-grid solar-PV plants

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IAMGOLD, Anglo American, Teranga Gold on Oil Pricing and Renewables

  IAMGOLD, Anglo American, Teranga Gold on Oil Pricing and Renewables

Will Lower Oil Prices Dampen the Mining Industry’s Appetite for Renewables? Today Energy and Mines has published an article looking

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Recent Study Shows Renewables Can Improve the Stock Price of Mining Companies

  Recent Study Shows Renewables Can Improve the Stock Price of Mining Companies

Munich-based energy consultancy Dr. Thomas Hillig Energy Consulting (THEnergy) recently published a report demonstrating an important link between the share

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10 Renewable Case Studies from Chilean Mines

  10 Renewable Case Studies from Chilean Mines

Providing insight and cross-technology detail including wind, solar PV, CSP, hydroelectric and biodiesel for both grid tied and remote mine

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Renewables for Chilean Mines – Download Market Overview

  Renewables for Chilean Mines – Download Market Overview

Chilean mines face a clear challenge: the country is running short on energy and prices are very high. In a market review published this week (and available to download below) mining and renewables experts, including representatives from Collahuasi, SolarReserve, SMA, and Enermine, discuss the appetite for renewables projects in the Chilean mining sector.

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Chilean Mining Sector to Meet with Global Renewables Experts – Santiago Summit Announced

  Chilean Mining Sector to Meet with Global Renewables Experts – Santiago Summit Announced

Following sold-out Summits in Toronto and Johannesburg, Energy and Mines is delighted to announce the launch of the next Renewables

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Cleaner Energy at Stable Prices: The Value Proposition of Solar for Mines

  Cleaner Energy at Stable Prices: The Value Proposition of Solar for Mines

In this interview Michelle Chislett, SunEdison Canada’s VP and Country Manager, outlines how the market for solar projects for the

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Public Commitments to Renewable Energy by Mining Companies

  Public Commitments to Renewable Energy by Mining Companies

What is the potential market size for renewables in the mining sector? In their 2013 report, Navigant Research estimated that

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