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    How the Duration of a PPA Affects a Hybrid Power Decision

How the Duration of a PPA Affects a Hybrid Power Decision

A mine considering introducing hybrid renewable energy in tandem with gas or diesel generation, should look beyond technology costs, to time-based factors of remaining mine life and the duration of

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    The Future of Renewables in Mining in Australia

The Future of Renewables in Mining in Australia

Renewable energy and mining have conflicting priorities in Australia, the national Minerals Institute reports. Over 50% of Australia’s export income comes from coal, iron ore, and liquefied natural gas. BHP

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    Nalco to tap renewable energy for power requirements

Nalco to tap renewable energy for power requirements

Mumbai-based National Aluminium Company (NalCo) is deploying a fleet of renewable energy projects to keep up with its demand for power. The firm has commissioned a 50 MW wind plant

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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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BHP plans on hold without greater energy security

  BHP plans on hold without greater energy security

Concerns about reliable energy are top of mind in South Australia’s mining sector, following a statewide blackout in September and

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10 Ways Rio Tinto is Paving the Way to Sustainable Mining

  10 Ways Rio Tinto is Paving the Way to Sustainable Mining

  Credit: Shooter’s Bottom wind turbine at dusk (Sharon Loxton) / CC BY-SA 2.0 Major players in global mining are beginning to acknowledge

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Gamesa Successfully Tests New Off-Grid Hybrid System

  Gamesa Successfully Tests New Off-Grid Hybrid System

Global wind energy developer, Gamesa, is testing its new off-grid system that combines traditional gensets with wind, solar and storage.

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Siemens, Gamesa to form world’s largest wind farm business

  Siemens, Gamesa to form world’s largest wind farm business

Via: Reuters Siemens and Spain’s Gamesa agreed on Friday to create the world’s biggest builder of windfarms, with the German

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Mining industry starts to dig renewables

  Mining industry starts to dig renewables

Via LC News Record-low solar, wind and energy storage costs have caught the attention of mining companies looking for clean

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