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First Solar to light up mining sector #solar #green

First Solar to light up mining sector 27. January 2014 | Global PV markets , Industry & Suppliers , Markets & Trends , Trade show | By: Edgar Meza The U.S. thin-film giant is looking to expand operations in the international mining industry, offering cost-effective tailor-made PV solutions while retaining the risk. Falling PV solar power prices and the rising costs of diesel are making hybrid solutions increasingy viable for the mining sector.wikimedia commons U.S. thin-film solar giant First Solar outlined its strategy to build and operate its own fuel-replacement projects in the global mining sector. The company unveiled the plans at last week’s World Future Energy Summit in the UAE emirate of Abu Dhabi last week. Speaking to trade publication Mining Weekly , First Solar fuel replacement solutions director John Eccles said the group was offering companies the possibility...

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