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    Why renewables are now a competitive alternative for mines in Africa

Why renewables are now a competitive alternative for mines in Africa

With prices at grid parity in many countries renewables are now an attractive alternative  for mines across Africa. In this thought-leader interview, SunEdison’s General Manager for South Africa, Enrique Collado,

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    The evolving landscape for mine-renewables partnerships in Africa

The evolving landscape for mine-renewables partnerships in Africa

“When you add a power system that is reliable and stable, then the savings are significant” In this Q&A interview, Siemens’ Jean-Charles Brun provides an upbeat assessment on the potential

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    Anglo American Kumba Iron Ore – Speaker Q&A – Reducing diesel dependency

Anglo American Kumba Iron Ore – Speaker Q&A – Reducing diesel dependency

Christo Oliver is Principal Electrical Engineer at Anglo American’s Kumba Iron Ore. He is participating in a panel discussion on how mines are looking to secure their power supplies for

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Powering African Mines: What Role Will Renewables Play in Addressing Mining’s Current Power Crisis?

  Powering African Mines: What Role Will Renewables Play in Addressing Mining’s Current Power Crisis?

In an article published this week featuring interviews with Anglo American Platinum, Cronimet, Acacia, Shanta Mining, BR Energy, International Finance Corp., MCD International, and Primus

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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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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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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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NBC News on Renewables for Mines

When NBC News start talking about renewables in the mining sector it suggests that this is no longer a niche

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Mining energy offshoot to build the largest PV power station in Sub-Saharan Africa

  Mining energy offshoot to build the largest PV power station in Sub-Saharan Africa

Quebec based independent power producer Windiga Energy has announced the commissioning of a 20MV PV plant which will be located in

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