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Mining major makes move towards 100% renewables

Mining major Anglo American has struck a deal with Queensland government-owned energy generator Stanwell to power its Australian operations with 100% renewable energy from 2025 onward as part of a 10-year power supply deal.


SA’s first solar-powered crypto mining centre to combat curtailment

The operators of an energy-intensive cryptocurrency mining centre in the South Australian industrial city of Whyalla believe it offers a solution to curtailment issues that haunt many developers of solar PV projects in the National Electricity Market.


CEFC invests in mining clean tech to power low emissions future

The Clean Energy Finance Corporation has committed up to $21 million to unlock and commercialise innovative technology solutions that will help mining operations decarbonise and reposition the sector to capture the benefits of the future low emissions economy.

Energy-intensive cryptocurrency mining slows the march to 100% renewables

Crypto mining electricity use can exceed that of large, developed nations. Solar and storage can help cut carbon impact, but could the power be best used elsewhere?


Zenith plans Australia’s largest off-grid hybrid power plant for mining op

Australian battery minerals company Liontown Resources will install what is shaping to be the nation’s largest off-grid renewable energy hybrid power station at its $545 million Kathleen Valley Lithium Project in Western Australia, allowing the mine to be powered by 100% on-site renewables during periods of high wind and solar resource.


Mica Creek Solar Farm in Queensland mining hub signs third offtaker

Australian gas company APA Group has signed a third offtake agreement for its 88 MW Mica Creek Solar Farm, currently under construction in Queensland’s mining hub.

BHP begins shift to solar to power WA mining operation

International mining giant BHP has pushed forward with its first large-scale off-grid renewable energy project, installing the first solar PV panels at a 10.7 MW solar farm that will help power the company’s estimated $1 billion Nickel West mining operation in regional Western Australia.


Enel & Australian company mull lithium mining in Italy

Enel and Vulcan Energy are looking at the potential for lithium mining at a site near Rome.


Fortescue partners with Liebherr to supply green mining haul trucks

Fortescue Metals Group has announced a partnership with multi-national equipment manufacturer Liebherr for the development and supply of green mining haul trucks for integration with the zero emission power system technologies being developed by Fortescue Future Industries (FFI) and Williams Advanced Engineering (WAE).

5B and Zenith Energy partner up for mining industry solar deployment

Mine sites across Western Australia are decarbonising after Zenith Energy and modular solar pioneer 5B signed an Ecosystem Framework Agreement-Deployment, which will see 5Bs rapidly deployable Maverick solar systems installed along with battery energy storage systems at multiple mine sties.

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