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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 announced at the Energy and Mines Australia Summit in Perth

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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 solar capacity at the New Luika Gold Mine in Tanzania

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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 Kidston, Australia, found that the idea was commercially viable and

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Blackout Concerns Push Aussie Mine to Look at Solar 


  Blackout Concerns Push Aussie Mine to Look at Solar 


South Australian Oz Minerals Ltd is considering installing multiple sources of renewables at its Carrapateena deposit, following September’s costly blackouts

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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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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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BHP Places Bets on Renewables, Reviews Portfolio

  BHP Places Bets on Renewables, Reviews Portfolio

Top miner BHP Billiton estimates that wind and solar energy will reach cost-parity with traditional fossil fuels in about a

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Chile’s Mining Sector to Become Greener via Wind and Solar – Power Auction Winner

  Chile’s Mining Sector to Become Greener via Wind and Solar – Power Auction Winner

The mining sector in Chile will experience a green shift as miners strive to cut costs by adopting cheaper renewable

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Barrick Gold Sees ‘Perfect Storm’ Brewing Around Cost-Effective Renewables

  Barrick Gold Sees ‘Perfect Storm’ Brewing Around Cost-Effective Renewables

Renewable energy sources have reached the stage, where they can reduce energy costs as well as emissions, Barrick Gold’s Senior

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