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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. Installation is already under way, with completion scheduled for early

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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 says. Stakeholders have been questioning whether the industry is doing

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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 Solar Energy Project, a new solar power station slated for

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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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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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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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Solar Garden to Be Installed at Zavoral Mine near Minneapolis

  Solar Garden to Be Installed at Zavoral Mine near Minneapolis

Another mine reclamation project involving renewables has received approval — a 3MW solar garden will be installed by Geronimo Energy

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The Biggest Opportunities for Renewables Are Off-Grid Mines – Redavia’s CEO

  The Biggest Opportunities for Renewables Are Off-Grid Mines – Redavia’s CEO

Renewable power options are fairly new to the mining sector and the biggest opportunities lie in the off-grid mining sector,

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Abandoned Gold Mine to Be Converted into Large-Scale PHES Energy Storage

  Abandoned Gold Mine to Be Converted into Large-Scale PHES Energy Storage

After being a mining community for a century, Australian town of Kidston is getting a second life following the closure

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