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Renewable in Mines: Market Fundamentals from Bloomberg

  Renewable in Mines: Market Fundamentals from Bloomberg

What are the current projections for the levelized cost of energy (LCOE) for solar PV, wind and energy storage? And

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Energy and Carbon Challenges for Remote Canadian Mines

  Energy and Carbon Challenges for Remote Canadian Mines

“The imposition of carbon taxes will regrettably be very punitive to northern mining sites where there are little or no

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Nalco to tap renewable energy for power requirements

  Nalco to tap renewable energy for power requirements

Mumbai-based National Aluminium Company (NalCo) is deploying a fleet of renewable energy projects to keep up with its demand for

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South32 backs carbon pricing

  South32 backs carbon pricing

Perth-based mining company South32 announced its support for carbon pricing today, asserting that pricing is an effective mechanism for efficiently

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Indian energy giant Adani to build $100m solar plant in Australia

  Indian energy giant Adani to build $100m solar plant in Australia

Power magnate Adani will diversify its Australian holdings by building a $100 million solar farm in the heart of the

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How carbon is shaping energy for mines

  How carbon is shaping energy for mines

With insights from mining leaders at Fortescue Metals Group, Gold Fields, Teck Resources, and Avalon Advanced Materials, this week’s report looks at

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Bangkok coal miner targets 300 MW with new solar subsidiary

  Bangkok coal miner targets 300 MW with new solar subsidiary

Thai coal giant Banpu is taking solar by the horns with a new downstream unit dubbed Banpu Infinergy, a “one-stop

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Efficient PPAs may propel solar-diesel micro-grid deployment , study says

  Efficient PPAs may propel solar-diesel micro-grid deployment , study says

Streamlining PPAs for hybrid microgrids may hasten their adoption, according to a new study from Munich-based consultancy THEnergy. While hybrid-diesel

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Barloworld to install 7 MW solar power facility at Namibia mine

  Barloworld to install 7 MW solar power facility at Namibia mine

Vancouver-based gold producer B2Gold will build a 7MW solar power plant at its Otjikoto mine in Namibia, Engineering News reports.

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Improving environmental and energy management on site

  Improving environmental and energy management on site

Pressure is mounting on mining companies to ensure they’re operating within their social licenses, Deloitte National Mining Leader Nicki Ivory

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Miners rush to energy security: A turning point

  Miners rush to energy security: A turning point

Of the many takeaways from this June’s Energy and Mines Australia Summit in Perth, awareness of the inevitability of a

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Australian coal, gas, miners seek renewable energy projects

  Australian coal, gas, miners seek renewable energy projects

Australia’s oil, gas, and coal mining sectors have invited the country’s leading clean energy technology firms to help them modernize

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SolarReserve Receives Environmental Approval for 390 Megawatt Solar Thermal Facility with Storage in Chile

  SolarReserve Receives Environmental Approval for 390 Megawatt Solar Thermal Facility with Storage in Chile

Chile is charging full speed ahead with advanced solar energy. The Chilean government recently granted environmental approval for the Likana

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Top mining firms risking $16 billion in climate costs, CDP says

  Top mining firms risking $16 billion in climate costs, CDP says

The mining sector isn’t preparing for the transition to a low-carbon economy quickly enough, according to a new report from

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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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