Why renewable energy makes economic sense for mining


According to the survey, 42.86% would embrace renewable energy if it resulted in overall cost reductions cost. This was closely followed by reducing grid reliance (34.69%) and decreasing environmental impact (26.53%).

The Webinar, moderated by Mining Review Africa’s Editor-in-Chief Laura Cornish, focused on dealing with how to overcome power constraints for new and existing mining operations, particularly in remote regions on the continent.

With most state-owned energy utilities struggling to keep the lights on for the general population, it is increasingly difficult to rely on grid power to operate continuously. 

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