Solar Power


How to solve the Eskom dilemma

Restructuring Eskom into separate functions is a sensible solution to many of its problems says law firm and consultancy Webber Wentzel.
solar desalination water

Water treatment solutions for the mining industry

Africa’s first solar desalination plant has produced more than 10 000 kL of drinkable water, addressing challenges around water scarcity and energy supply.

Renewables in mining set to triple to $122 million by 2027

A report has analysed the global market for renewables in mining, looking at market forecasts for capacity and revenue by technology, type and region.

Low oil price improves renewable energy business case in mining

The price for crude oil is falling, and the diesel price is following, however a more interesting development is taking place on the supply...

Carbon charges could increase renewable energy adoption from mines

Significant carbon charges would speed up solar-diesel and wind-diesel hybrid projects at mines and could possibly boost storage applications as well. There has, until recently,...
CRONIMET Mining Power Solutions GmbH

Hybrid solar power solutions gain interest in the mining industry

Hybrid solar power solutions are gaining more and more interest from mining companies as solar energy is becoming increasingly cost competitive when compared with...

Sibanye Gold aims to produce first power from PV plant in...

Major South African gold miner Sibanye Gold is making steady progress to fund and build a photovoltaic solar power project which will reduce its...

Long term demand for silver in solar panel manufacture remains resilient

While the outlook for solar power generation in future continues to be positive, as many countries move away from coal power generation, the use...

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