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Lithium: The Fuel of Tomorrow

  Lithium: The Fuel of Tomorrow

(Photo Credit: Ivan Alvarado, Reuters; Caption: Atacama salt flat – Rockwood lithium plant) Sonny Banjac, a Vancouver based renewable energy and

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10 Ways Rio Tinto is Paving the Way to Sustainable Mining

  10 Ways Rio Tinto is Paving the Way to Sustainable Mining

  Credit: Shooter’s Bottom wind turbine at dusk (Sharon Loxton) / CC BY-SA 2.0 Major players in global mining are beginning to acknowledge

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Miner brings storage solutions to more Australian mines 

  Miner brings storage solutions to more Australian mines 

“Sandfire has had a knock-on effect and almost everybody developing a mine is looking at putting PV and storage,” observes

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Powering Iamgold’s Essakane mine in Burkina Faso with solar

  Powering Iamgold’s Essakane mine in Burkina Faso with solar

A massive new hybrid fuel project is coming to West Africa. Toronto-based gold producer Iamgold has plans to integrate a

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Australian zinc refinery to build 100MW solar plant

  Australian zinc refinery to build 100MW solar plant

Large-scale commercial solar is beginning to make headway in Australia. Zinc metals producer Sun Metals has announced it will build

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Centuries-old New York mine gets new lease on life supporting renewable energy

  Centuries-old New York mine gets new lease on life supporting renewable energy

A long-defunct iron mine in Mineville, NY may be the key to storing the area’s solar and wind energy. Renewable

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Mines Explore Modular and Movable Solar Systems

  Mines Explore Modular and Movable Solar Systems

Renewable energy sources have been slow to penetrate the mining sector, largely because they’re capital-intensive and stationary. But that may

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Goldcorp Ditches Diesel to Electrify Borden Mine

  Goldcorp Ditches Diesel to Electrify Borden Mine

Industry giant Goldcorp recently announced its plans to establish North America’s first all-electric mining operation at its Borden mine, located

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Energy and Mines Awards: Over a Dozen Mines Celebrated for Leadership in Renewables

  Energy and Mines Awards: Over a Dozen Mines Celebrated for Leadership in Renewables

Mining companies from across the globe were recognized for their investments in renewable energy during the Energy and Mines Renewables

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Chile’s Copper Industry Wants to Renegotiate Contracts to Include Renewables – Report

  Chile’s Copper Industry Wants to Renegotiate Contracts to Include Renewables – Report

Chilean mining companies are looking to renegotiate energy contracts to include cheaper renewable power, Reuters reports. Chile’s shift towards alternative energy

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Gamesa Successfully Tests New Off-Grid Hybrid System

  Gamesa Successfully Tests New Off-Grid Hybrid System

Global wind energy developer, Gamesa, is testing its new off-grid system that combines traditional gensets with wind, solar and storage.

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Largest Solar Thermal Plant in North America Begins Operations at Mexican Peñoles’ Mine

  Largest Solar Thermal Plant in North America Begins Operations at Mexican Peñoles’ Mine

The largest solar thermal plant in North America is now supplying power to Industrias Peñoles’ Milpillas copper mine in the

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Press Coverage of Energy and Mines World Congress

  Press Coverage of Energy and Mines World Congress

The Financial Post reports on Energy and Mines’ 4th Annual Renewables for Mining World Congress that took place in Toronto on

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Adani to Build 1,500 MW of Solar Projects in Australia

  Adani to Build 1,500 MW of Solar Projects in Australia

India’s energy giant Adani, which is trying to build Australia’s largest thermal coal mine, has secured land for two solar

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Thirteen Mines Recognized for their Leadership in Renewables at Energy and Mines Renewables in Mining Awards in Toronto

  Thirteen Mines Recognized for their Leadership in Renewables at Energy and Mines Renewables in Mining Awards in Toronto

Toronto, ON —- November 22, 2016. Mining companies were awarded and celebrated last night for their investments in renewable energy

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Redavia to Expand Its Shanta Mining Solar Project

  Redavia to Expand Its Shanta Mining Solar Project

The leader of rental solar farms in Africa, Redavia, announced that it has been awarded the contract to expand the

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A Global View on Renewables for Mines: Enel Green Power

  A Global View on Renewables for Mines: Enel Green Power

The price competitiveness of renewables has increased significantly in recent years, making it possible for alternative energy to now compete

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Addressing the Elephant in the Room at COP22

  Addressing the Elephant in the Room at COP22

Flyn McCarthy Principal SysEne Consulting Inc. The Convention of Parties (COP22) titled the ‘COP of Action’ is wrapping up here

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Genex Power Encouraged by Feasibility Study to Convert Old Mine into Hydro Storage Plant

  Genex Power Encouraged by Feasibility Study to Convert Old Mine into Hydro Storage Plant

A feasibility study conducted to analyze a conversion of a former underground gold mine into a hydro storage plant in

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The Collahuasi 150 MW RFP – A simulation for potential proposals

  The Collahuasi 150 MW RFP – A simulation for potential proposals

Doña Inés de Collahuasi is the world’s second largest copper mine. The mine is located at an altitude of  4,000 to 4,800m

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