Clean Energy Developers Can Strike Gold With Mine Projects

Law360, New York (March 25, 2014, 4:28 PM EDT) -- Renewable energy developers are set to strike gold in the next decade with inside-the-fence facilities at mines.

Mine owners are expected to invest $20 billion in new renewable energy facilities by 2020. Financial and energy security concerns are behind the investments. For project developers, this is good news. However, there are unique challenges when doing a project adjacent to a mine.

Mining operations, especially those that are located in remote off-grid locations or in developing countries with poor infrastructure, tend to rely heavily on diesel-fired generators...
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