Sustainable power generation for modern mines

Remote locations and the need for reliable power has traditionally led mining operations to turn to coal and diesel for power. However, global pressure for sustainable practices combined with ever-stringent emissions regulations is challenging mine sites to employ cleaner technology. Craig Wilkins, director prime power at Cummins, explores the technology behind natural gas generators

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Cummins’ HSK78G natural gas generator

Natural gas has without a doubt come of age. An uninterruptible supply of fuel, cleaner technology and a better total cost of ownership all combine to present a viable option for future power needs.