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JISEA: Mining at a renewable energy crossroads

The increasing need to extract metals from declining ore grades is intensifying the mining industry’s energy demands just as pressure is growing on the sector to reduce its environmental impact, according to a study into energy’s role in mining.

In 2019, nearly 5 GigaWatt of renewable energy projects were installed or planned for mine sites

In 2019, nearly 5 GigaWatt of renewable energy projects were installed or planned for mine sites

The report, written for the Joint Institute for Strategic Energy Analysis (JISEA), warns that the depletion of high-grade and easily accessible ores means more material needs to be extracted, loaded, hauled,...

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