Energy and Mines

Tag "energy storage"

    Bendigo seeks “new gold rush” through renewable energy, using hydropower in old mines

Bendigo seeks “new gold rush” through renewable energy, using hydropower in old mines

A maze of abandoned gold mines beneath the city of Bendigo is about to power Victoria’s modern economy. The Victorian government is backing a plan to convert the Central Deborah

Read Full Article
    Mining Sector Embracing Microgrids: Hybrid Systems Reduce Energy Costs & Environmental Impact

Mining Sector Embracing Microgrids: Hybrid Systems Reduce Energy Costs & Environmental Impact

Off-grid mines can slash fuel requirements and CO2 emissions by up to 28% by using microgrids that combine solar power, battery storage, and diesel generators, according to a new study.

Read Full Article
    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 Chile. The system integrates 125kWp (kilowatt-peak) of solar power generation

Read Full Article

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

Read Full Article

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

Read Full Article

Next Big Leap for Renewables in Mining: Affordable, Long-Term Storage

  Next Big Leap for Renewables in Mining: Affordable, Long-Term Storage

Storage solutions are dramatically changing the resource sector’s energy landscape by allowing solar and wind to provide 24/7 energy supply

Read Full Article

Large-Scale Solar Heating & Energy Storage System Installed at Mexican Peñoles’ Mine

  Large-Scale Solar Heating & Energy Storage System Installed at Mexican Peñoles’ Mine

Arcon-Sunmark, Denmark’s large-scale solar heating specialist, has completed a new 5.1 MW (peak) solar heating plant at the Peñoles’ La

Read Full Article

Canadian mine becomes energy developer

  Canadian mine becomes energy developer

Pele Mountain Resources, headquartered in Toronto, Canada, is expanding its business model to include electricity generation and energy storage, citing

Read Full Article

Tugliq Energy’s Wind Power Mine Project Could Be Replicated in Nunavut

  Tugliq Energy’s Wind Power Mine Project Could Be Replicated in Nunavut

After tremendous success in Canada’s remote Arctic area of Nunavik, Tugliq Energy is considering doing similar wind turbine projects across

Read Full Article

TWITTER / @ENERGYANDMINES