Solar made up 57% of last year's total for all renewables (excluding large hydro) of $279.8 billion. It also towered above new investment in coal and gas generation capacity, estimated at $103 billion.
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According to minister Aurora Williams, miners with operations in the country currently spend $20 billion on support services a year and figure is set to increase.
The Falkenhain deposit, in the German state of Saxony, is located about 5 km from another Bacanora asset in Germany — the 50%-owned Zinnwald lithium project.
President and director Martin Vidal has left the post effective November 30.
Three reasons why every mining firm with legacy sites should take a look at the renewable energy opportunity.
The de-risking milestone is for the company's Sonora project in Mexico, expected to produce 35,000 tonnes a year of lithium carbonate.
Industry experts address the link between copper demand and clean energy in three sectors: alternative energy, electric mobility and energy-efficient equipment.
The state miner is seeking private-sector partners to develop and exploit its vast Maricunga and Pedernales deposits in the north of Chile.
Permit lets Bacanora go-ahead with its 35,000tpa (tons per annum) lithium carbonate operation in Mexico.
SOLA Future Energy has succeeded in designing and constructing a solar energy microgrid for Robben Island.
The CLEER (Clean, Low-energy, Effective, Engaged and Remediated) project focuses on water use, energy intensity and environmental footprint, with aggressive targets of a 50% reduction in each area by 2027.
Competitive operating costs and supportive government policies are also expected to play a key role in Mexico's mining industry strong recovery.
The solar sector is reeling from confusion, and stock prices are reeling right along with it.
Final study focuses on a two-phase open pit mine and lithium carbonate processing facility with a life of over 20 years.
Claims that Cornwall is sitting on a multibillion-dollar lithium bonanza will soon be tested as newcomer Cornish Lithium has now enough money to start exploring the region.
The Rocky Mountain Institute published a report outlining what its researchers consider to be a feasible path toward sustainable mining
Battery costs to fall 50% - beginning to compete with gas.
The mega-project will be built in conjunction with French renewable energy firm Neoen and paired with Neoen's existing Hornsdale Wind Farm north of Adelaide.
New report argues that a high-efficiency, low emissions coal-fired station would cost less than the almost A$3 billion in subsidies handed out by the government to renewable projects each year.
Ban covers more than 150 second-tier ports
Coal India, responsible for about 82% of the nation's total coal output, said the closures would save around 8 billion rupees ($124 million).
US Energy Department announces $3 million for high performance computing to advance clean energy manufacturing
The Energy Department announced up to $3 million in available support for manufacturers to use supercomputers at the department's national laboratories to tackle major manufacturing challenges.
There is a critical need for large-scale investment and regional integration to unlock greater economic potential and mitigate risks for the energy sector in Latin America and the Caribbean, report shows.
Corsa Coal’s Acosta Deep mine, to begin operations in June, will create about 600 jobs.
De Beers Group today announced it is leading a ground-breaking research project that aims to deliver carbon-neutral mining at some of the company’s operations in as few as five years.