Orion Minerals appoints juwi Renewables to investigate powering major South African copper and zinc mine with a combination of solar and wind energy.
ASX-listed resources company to build"world’s largest" off-grid, hybrid solar power plant for a stand-alone mining operation, at its Syama Gold Mine in Mali, Africa.
Nickel miner inks deal to add 7MW of solar PV to existing diesel power supply, in "first" solar hybrid plant on an Australian mine primarily funded on commercial basis.
First big solar and storage plant fires up at WA copper mine, and other miners are keen to follow suit to reduce crippling cost of diesel.
Australian battery maker Redflow says mining industry should be coupling large-scale battery storage with renewable energy to cut costs and quit the grid.