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Jobs boost as construction begins on Northern Goldfields solar and battery storage project – EQ Mag Pro

Construction is now underway on one of the world’s largest off-grid mining solar and battery energy storage systems being built by TransAlta to help power BHP Nickel West’s Mt Keith and Leinster operations. The Northern Goldfields Solar Project, which was announced last year, includes a 27.4 MW solar farm at Mt Keith, a 10.7 MW […]

Estonia plans 225MW pumped hydro power storage facility to help disconnect from Russia – EQ Mag Pro

ROUNDUP: Leclanché Caribbean collaboration, Energy Vault-BHP, Propagation-safe battery tech deal – EQ Mag Pro

Leclanché companions with MPC on St Kitts solar-plus-storage challenge Leclanché has partnered with MPC Vitality Options on utility-scale vitality storage options, beginning with a challenge within the Caribbean. Switzerland-headquartered vitality storage options supplier Leclanché beforehand introduced the challenge on the island of St Kitts. The challenge, referred to as Inexperienced Energy Plant, integrates 35.7MW of […]

Estonia plans 225MW pumped hydro power storage facility to help disconnect from Russia – EQ Mag Pro

BHP, Risen Energy Expand Solar PPA For Aussie Nickel Ops – EQ Mag Pro

Melbourne-based resources company BHP Group Ltd (ASX:BHP) has expanded to 50 MW the contracted off-take capacity from the 132-MW DC Merredin solar farm in Western Australia. The recently signed power purchasing agreement (PPA) with Risen Energy Australia will now cover the output from 50 MW of the solar farm’s capacity, instead of the initially agreed […]

Japan’s Bando installs 1-MW rooftop solar array at Indian plant – EQ Mag Pro

BHP Taps TransAlta Renewables to Build Solar Farms And Battery Storage

BHP Group said it is planning to build two solar farms and a battery storage system in partnership with Canada’s TransAlta Renewables at its nickel project site in Western Australia. The global miner said the project will help reduce carbon emissions by 12 percent compared with 2020 levels at its Mt Keith and Leinster operations, […]

Estonia plans 225MW pumped hydro power storage facility to help disconnect from Russia – EQ Mag Pro

BHP to Supply Greener Australian Nickel to Tesla

BHP to supply Tesla from Nickel West operation Nickel West to start sulphate output in Sept quarter BHP, Tesla to work on energy storage solutions MELBOURNE : Global miner BHP Group (BHP.AX) said on Thursday it signed a nickel supply agreement with Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) and will work with the electric carmaker on lowering carbon […]

Japan’s Bando installs 1-MW rooftop solar array at Indian plant – EQ Mag Pro

Australia’s largest solar farm to power BHP’s Nickel West

Yesterday BHP announced that it signed a renewable power purchasing agreement to supply up to 50 per cent of its electricity needs at the Kwinana Refinery from Merredin Solar Farm – the largest in Western Australia. BHP said that the agreement would help BHP reduce emissions from electricity use at the refinery by up to […]

Japan’s Bando installs 1-MW rooftop solar array at Indian plant – EQ Mag Pro

BHP delays sulphate output until 1H 2020, pushes green battery supply chain

BHP said in August last year that it planned to start nickel sulphate production at its Kwinana plant, south of Perth, by the second quarter of 2020, before development was delayed due to complex engineering required to make the high purity product MELBOURNE : BHP Group will begin production of nickel sulphate by the middle […]

The Big Weird Batteries That May Help Avert Climate Catastrophe – EQ Mag Pro

The top miners are split on how to chase the EV battery boom

BHP has revived a declining nickel unit in Western Australia to target the sector, while Rio Tinto Group is accelerating work to enter the lithium market The world’s biggest miners, including BHP Group and Glencore Plc, are finally firm believers in the electric vehicle battery revolution — what they don’t agree on is which metals […]

The place with the most lithium is blowing the electric-car revolution – EQ Mag Pro

BHP seeks to capitalize on opportunities in electric transport and renewables

BHP, the world’s biggest miner, said Wednesday the outlook for coal was “challenged” and there was “no appetite for growth” as it sought to capitalize on opportunities in electric transport and renewables. The miner outlined its long-term strategy months after other major global commodities giants — including Glencore and Rio Tinto — said they were […]

The place with the most lithium is blowing the electric-car revolution – EQ Mag Pro