Entura experts share insights on increasing renewable energy penetration in mining sector

June 18, 2022

Entura’s Hybrid Energy Solutions Specialist Ray Massie has shared his insights into the use of renewable energy in the mining sector in the latest issue of the Energy and Mines Magazine (issue 42, June 2022).

The article, titled ‘The Challenges of 100% RE penetration’, explores the shift towards larger and more complex hybrid power systems in mining, and the key technical considerations for moving a mining power system towards a higher percentage of renewable energy. In the piece, Ray predicts that we’ll see 60-80% renewable energy penetration used in mines in the next five years, and outlines the challenges to achieving 100% RE penetration.

Read the article here.