mining

July 25, 2018
Zimbabwean firm Karo Mining Holdings plans to build a 300MW solar project close to its new platinum mining operations west of Harare instead of its original plans for a 600MW coal-fired power plant, after discussions with the Zimbabwean government.
March 20, 2018
Astroenrgy completes 15.5MW project in the Netherlands, Total Eren and Wärtsilä deliver hybrid PV and thermal plant at Burkina Faso gold mine, Solar Philippines completes Southeast Asia’s largest solar-battery micro-grid.
March 8, 2018
The National Mining Company of Chile (ENAMI) has contracted Acciona Energía to supply 100% of its electricity from renewable energy sources starting in April this year.
December 11, 2017
China-based firm Three Gorges New Energy, part of Three Gorges Corporation, has connected part of a 150MW floating PV project to the grid, with the remaining capacity to be connected in May 2018.
November 16, 2017
Melbourne-headquartered mining giant BHP, in partnership with the Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI), has projected 500MW of potential capacity combining solar, wind and energy storage at its old North American mining sites.
August 11, 2017
The Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) has provided a AU$90 million loan to two Edify Energy solar projects near Collinsville, north Queensland, Australia, which are soon to start construction.
October 31, 2016
A huge copper mine development in Australia could turn to solar power after blackouts played havoc at similar facilities.
July 22, 2016
Indian Oil Corporation and Oil India are planning to set up a 1GW solar energy plant in the state of Madhya Pradesh in order to power their oil refineries, according to a senior figure of the state’s renewable energy agency.
July 21, 2016
Indian state-owned mining, metal and power firm National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO) is tendering for the setting up of a 20MW solar PV project in the state of Madhya Pradesh.
June 8, 2016
Work has been completed on Australia’s “largest solar and battery storage project to date”, a 10.6MW PV installation at a copper mine linked to 6MW of storage, according to developer Juwi.

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