BHP signs solar deal for Kwinana refinery

BHP signs solar deal for Kwinana refinery

Deal will help reduce emissions from electricity use at the refinery by up to 50% by 2024.

Sustainability

02 FEBRUARY 2021
Pan African plans Evander solar plant

Pan African plans Evander solar plant

Company aims to bring solar plant online before the end of 2021.

Power / Remote power

15 DECEMBER 2020
Vale plans US$500M solar park in Minas Gerais

Vale plans US$500M solar park in Minas Gerais

Operational start-up of Sol do Cerrado expected by fourth quarter 2022.

Investment

02 DECEMBER 2020
EnerDynamic targets remote sites with solar units

EnerDynamic targets remote sites with solar units

EnerDynamic supplies off-grid, solar-powered housing units that could enable greener exploration.

Logistics

20 OCTOBER 2020
 Caledonia selects Voltalia for Blanket solar project

Caledonia selects Voltalia for Blanket solar project

Miner wants to significantly reduce the risk to the mine of any further deterioration in the grid.

Power / Remote power

07 OCTOBER 2020
Microgrids create a power shift for miners

Microgrids create a power shift for miners

Miners have found they can keep the power flowing when they disconnect from a failing grid.

Power / Remote power

29 SEPTEMBER 2020
Atalaya goes solar at Riotinto in Spain

Atalaya goes solar at Riotinto in Spain

Subject to securing permits and financing, construction is targeted to start by mid-2021.

Power / Remote power

24 SEPTEMBER 2020
Caledonia plans power plant for Blanket gold mine

Caledonia plans power plant for Blanket gold mine

Gold mine is currently drawing power from the Zimbabwean grid.

Power / Remote power

27 JULY 2020
USA Rare Earth plans solar power for Round Top

USA Rare Earth plans solar power for Round Top

Renewable energy is in-keeping with the projected use of rare earth materials.

Sustainability

23 JULY 2020
Pan African approves Elikhulu solar plant

Pan African approves Elikhulu solar plant

Plant to provide 30% of the Evander mines's power need and reduce reliance on national grid.

Power / Remote power

13 JULY 2020
Renewed focus on renewables

Renewed focus on renewables

Ian R. Coles, head of Mayer Brown's global mining group, looks at the challenges of decarbonisation

Solar strengthens Otjikoto's sustainability efforts

Solar strengthens Otjikoto's sustainability efforts

B2Gold's Bill Lytle on the recent opening of the Otjikoto solar power plant in Namibia

Sustainability

30 JULY 2018