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    New momentum for off-grid renewables: EUR 200–400 million for solar- and wind-diesel hybrid and storage projects with a focus on mines

New momentum for off-grid renewables: EUR 200–400 million for solar- and wind-diesel hybrid and storage projects with a focus on mines

THEnergy signs a contract with an international renewable energy finance company to support in the development of a pipeline for off-grid projects Munich, October 2015 – A renowned international finance

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    If You Build it, More Mines will Come

If You Build it, More Mines will Come

Rob Lydan, Global Director Solar & Wind, Hatch has been heading the global Engineering and EPCM’s renewables for mines business development for over 3 years now and has an informed

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    Taking Microgrids Beyond “Science Project” to the Next Level: Caterpillar.

Taking Microgrids Beyond “Science Project” to the Next Level: Caterpillar.

“Mining companies are looking at ways to reduce their operating expenses in light of the downturn in the industry,” says Rick Rathe, Managing Director at Caterpillar, Inc. Given that 20-30

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Canadian Mines Weigh Renewables Options

  Canadian Mines Weigh Renewables Options

“Mining companies are looking for opportunities to use economic forms of alternative energy in order to reduce their reliance on

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WSJ – Chile Mines Turn to Renewable Energy

  WSJ – Chile Mines Turn to Renewable Energy

An interesting article in today’s Wall Street Journal on the shift to solar and wind by large mining operators in

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Diavik Wind-Hybrid – Performance Update

  Diavik Wind-Hybrid – Performance Update

Rio Tinto’s Diavik Diamond mine made history three years ago when it implemented the first wind-diesel hybrid for a remote

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Siemens renewables hybrid – guaranteeing operational savings and securing power for remote mines

  Siemens renewables hybrid – guaranteeing operational savings and securing power for remote mines

Operational results from islanded grids will go a long way in informing the mining sector’s energy evolution for remote sites.

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Remote mines add wind

More mining companies are recognising the benefits of using wind power in remote locations to cut diesel fuel bills and

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60 Second Interview – The Challenges of Powering a Remote Mine

  60 Second Interview – The Challenges of Powering a Remote Mine

The Cerro Bayo gold and silver mine in Southern Chile is operated by Mandalay Resources. The mine is remote from

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