Adrienne Baker, 's Articles

Energy and Mines - August 07, 2014

Mining leader Newmont looking for renewables partners to address energy and climate change issues

As a result of its recent energy and climate change report, Newmont, one of the world's largest producers of gold, is hoping to forge partnerships with international power companies...

Energy and Mines - July 30, 2014

IAMGOLD aims for 15% renewables in 3-5 years: CEO interview

In an exclusive interview for Energy and Mines, IAMGOLD CEO Stephen Letwin explains the drivers for his company's strong interest in renewables. He provides details of the company's...

Energy and Mines - July 08, 2014

Mining energy offshoot to build the largest PV power station in Sub-Saharan Africa

Quebec based independent power producer Windiga Energy has announced the commissioning of a 20MV PV plant which will be located in Zina, in the Mouhoun province of Burkina Faso. The...

Energy and Mines - June 13, 2014

Convert South Africa to exhibit at the Renewable & Mining Summit, Johannesburg

We are delighted to announce that Convert South Africa will be exhibiting at the Renewables and Mining Summit, Johannesburg June 23-24.

Energy and Mines - June 05, 2014

Can CSP work for the mining sector - interview published

The mining industry is facing an urgent energy challenge. Power costs can represent up to 30% of operational costs. For remote sites this power is typically provided by diesel generators....

Energy and Mines - June 05, 2014

Renewables delivering the mine energy panacea - stable energy at stable prices - interview published

Stable power at stable prices. It’s what all mines are looking for, particularly if you could insert the word “affordable” .

Energy and Mines - May 29, 2014

IAMGOLD commences build of largest solar project in Suriname - PV for mines

Rosebel Gold Mine N.V., an IAMGOLD facility, yesterday installed the first panel of what will become the largest solar project in Suriname.

Energy and Mines - May 28, 2014

The case for 100% renewables in African mines - Thought-Leader Interview published

In an interview published today, Fabrice Nicolas, manager at Smart Generation Solutions for Siemens AG, argues that for African mines, many of which are fortunate to possess outstanding...

Energy and Mines - May 21, 2014

African Barrick Gold Embraces Renewables

Faced with the rising costs and inconvenience of diesel, African Barrick Gold (ABG) first chose to take energy from the local electric supply company. However, as is often the case,...

Energy and Mines - May 19, 2014

How to sell renewables to the mining sector - interviews published

We have just published two interviews in our case study series on renewables for the mining sector.This week's two interview provide market intelligence on the opportunity size and...

Adrienne Baker,

Adrienne Baker,

Adrienne is a director at Energy and Mines part of Canadian Clean Energy Conferences. With degrees from McGill and Concordia, Adrienne Baker spent seven years in financial journalism reporting for and editing several publications including...

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