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May 16, 2017 | Renewable Energy World
Africa and Australia are turning into “solar-for-mining hotspots,” while Canada and South America lead the development of wind-diesel hybrids.
This upturn has become apparent during the last few months. We have been observing the market closely for the last three years. In the past 12 months, more and more mining companies have become interested in renewables.
Several factors contribute to this development. In the beginning, mining companies had serious doubts regarding the reliability of renewables. Various prototypes, some of them subsidized, some with and some without battery storage, have proven the concept of combining solar or wind with fossil power sources.