07 Sep '12, 11am

World’s Miners Turning to Solar, Wind, Renewable Energy to Meet Growing Power Needs

World’s Miners Turning to Solar, Wind, Renewable Energy to Meet Growing Power Needs

The emerging trend of mining companies turning to wind, solar and other renewable energy sources to meet their growing energy needs is likely to gain momentum in coming years. The cost of producing electrical power from solar, wind, and other renewable sources has been declining rapidly, making it as cheap, in some cases cheaper, than conventional fossil fuel sources. There are several other benefits and advantages that making use of renewable energy offers miners, however.

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2012/09/07/worlds-miners-turning...

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