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    Rio Tinto Director Praises Renewables, Urges More Progress

Rio Tinto Director Praises Renewables, Urges More Progress

As the world’s energy demands surge, more investment is needed into various power sources, including renewables, Rio Tinto non-executive director Megan Clark said in a speech in Australia. “The world

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    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 to remote mines. Currently, mines are implementing storage technologies either

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    Mining Sector Watching Renewables Closely, Says New Gold Director of Asset and Energy Management

Mining Sector Watching Renewables Closely, Says New Gold Director of Asset and Energy Management

Renewable energy is developing rapidly but to make further inroads with mining, it needs to further adapt to the sector’s power needs, says Tony Lord, Director of Asset and Energy

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Tata Steel Reviews Renewables Solutions for Remote Northern Mines

  Tata Steel Reviews Renewables Solutions for Remote Northern Mines

Remote northern mines have their own unique energy challenges, including lack of a reliable supply, limited site access and extreme

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Mobile Solar and Wind Diesel Hybrid Solutions for Mineral Exploration — Study

  Mobile Solar and Wind Diesel Hybrid Solutions for Mineral Exploration — Study

Solar and wind microgrids can meet the power demands of the mineral exploration sector, according to the new expert interview-based

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Renewables 40% Cheaper than Coal — South Africa’s CSIR study

  Renewables 40% Cheaper than Coal — South Africa’s CSIR study

A new study released in South Africa concludes that renewable energy is 40% cheaper than new baseload coal-fired power stations. The

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Details on Alberta’s Coal Phase Out Plan Coming Before 2017

  Details on Alberta’s Coal Phase Out Plan Coming Before 2017

Canada’s resource-rich province Alberta will roll out details around its plan to promote renewable energy and end coal-fired electricity by

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Solar Company Wants to Hire Former Coal Miners in Illinois

  Solar Company Wants to Hire Former Coal Miners in Illinois

Green power equipment provider, Solar Alliance, wants to hire unemployed coal miners from southern Illinois for its 500 KW community

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Renewables use in mining – first global rankings – download report

  Renewables use in mining – first global rankings – download report

With just under 1000 MW of installed capacity, according to the Energy and Mines Global Rankings, renewables for mines is

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