THENERGY ANALYSIS: Solar-diesel and wind-diesel microgrids for off-grid mines gain momentum – new projects expected
Two recent project announcements show that renewables are an attractive solution for improving mining companies’ energy cost positions.
More than 200 delegates from the mining, renewable energy and finance sectors attended this event.
New momentum for off-grid renewables: EUR 200–400 million for solar- and wind-diesel hybrid and storage projects with a focus on mines
THEnergy signs a contract with an international renewable energy finance company to support in the development of a pipeline for off-grid projects
Reducing CAPEX with energy efficiency and load shifting
THEnergy observes increasing interest in storage solutions from industrial off-grid end-customers and project developers.
Expert interviews have confirmed that influence of oil-prices is only short-term and that for the vast majority there is still an excellent business case for PV at off-grid mines