Here's how to turn closed mine sites, or legacy mines, into independent power plants, storage facilities, or value-added grid-service providers, presenting the opportunity for a second useful life through renewable energy development.
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It’s been a year since President Donald Trump’s election and his pledges to transform the energy markets haven’t exactly come to pass.
Industry experts address the link between copper demand and clean energy in three sectors: alternative energy, electric mobility and energy-efficient equipment.
Coal India's plan to diversify into mining metals such as copper and nickel with no prior experience is being seen by analysts as a long-term strategy to firm up revenues, with no immediate results in sight.
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.
Australia’s Dotz Nano has found a new use for coal that could be a welcome boost to the dying industry, particularly in the US.
Solar power, once derided as an expensive and unreliable energy source, has become a major generator of employment in the United States, according to new data supplied by The Solar Foundation.
Everybody seems to love Graphene, the one-atom-thick sheets of carbon that aren't just super flexible, harder than diamond, and stronger than steel, but are also able to conduct electricity better than copper.
If you’ve ever searched online for unbiased and fact-driven articles on energy, you’ve probably noticed that they can be quite rare. Almost every information source seems to be pushing an agenda.
Regulators argue the undisclosed liabilities increase the probability that the state will be left with claims under the surface-mining and other environmental laws.
He has promised to ease regulations on the coal and oil sectors, and pull the US from global agreements aimed to curb climate change.
The deal includes a 17% interest in the Port Kembla Coal Terminal, south of Sydney.
Peabody circulated a term sheet last week that implied the first lien debt would be impaired, prompting an organizational push, MINING.com has learned.
Power generation costs could be dramatically reduced by the adoption of semi-portable, flexible solar and wind energy solution, say experts.
The projects, many of them in the renewables sector, are expected to also boost machinery acquisitions and generate close to 3,000 new jobs.
The thin-film solar module stack made up of perovskite and Copper Indium Gallium Selenide has a conversion efficiency of 17.8%.
Project addresses one of the biggest challenges faced by the wide-scale adoption of renewable energy — storage.
The coal giant also said it would review its assets in Australia to run a smaller but "more profitable" basis.
Alpha, which filed for bankruptcy in August last year, is scheduled to ask a federal judge Thursday to approve its exit plan despite objections to it.
Report claims that Walter Energy, Patriot Coal, Alpha Natural Resources, Arch Coal and Peabody Energy also allocated more than half a billion dollars for top executives salaries in decade before going bankrupt.
This is the third time in a month the U.S. coal miner downsizes its workforce.
The new mineral processing technique also makes the extraction environmentally friendly.