Miners are finally starting to look at ways to get their power generation off the grid with renewable energy sources.
Over the coming weeks Australian Mining will be showing you what to expect in the year ahead, in a 10 part series which will analyse the top ten trends for 2014.
Mining companies are always looking for the most cost and energy efficient power solutions to lower energy costs. They also want to minimise the use of diesel generators to reduce their carbon footprint, but how can they do it in this era of high power costs?
The famous Kooragang Island wind turbine in Newcastle will be up for sale, making way for a coal-loader in the future.
COAL Seam Gas (CSG) exploration company Red Sky Energy has acquired SOLEIR, a developer of utility scale solar projects.