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Renewable energy: Have mines got it right?

Which energy options are best suited for mining operations? Will mines ever operate on 100% renewable energy?

Is renewable energy mining’s new normal?

Adopting renewable energy as a hybrid or even primary energy source is becoming a widely accepted solution for the African mining sector.

Imagine an energy source that outshines solar and outlasts wind

While there is an abundance of these energy sources on the African continent, they are not as reliable as the public is made to believe.
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Gold Fields welcomes NERSA approval of solar plant

The solar plant at the mine has the potential to provide around 20% of South Deep’s average electricity consumption.
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Caledonia Mining appoints contractor for solar power plant

The project is primarily intended to protect the Blanket gold mine from any further deterioration in the electricity supply situation.
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TECH NEWS: Renewable energy projects in Africa

"Hybrid solutions often provide the best energy mix, especially as battery-storage technology has not yet become cost-competitive."
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Mining under pressure to transition to renewable energy

Mining is large contributor to global warming through its use of fossil fuels and is facing increased pressure to move towards renewable energy.
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Powering mines in Africa

Aggreko is delivering long-term solutions to give mines the most efficient operations and help them overcome geographical and infrastructural challenges.
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Innovative financing solutions for an ever-changing energy landscape

The world is rapidly moving towards sustainable sources of energy and renewable energy is at the forefront of this evolution.
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Africa and Middle East add 894 MW of wind energy capacity...

The latest data released by GWEC shows Africa and the Middle East installed 894 MW capacity of wind power in 2019, a decrease of 7% on the previous year.

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