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Solar farm in Collie to power cryptocurrency mining

The planning approval has been obtained for a 20MW solar farm that will power a data center and crypto-currency mining in the coal-mining center of Collie in Western Australia. A company owned by local energy entrepreneur Ben Tan, Hadouken Pty Ltd., was the one who made the application. Tan has

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Australian Mining Industry Harnesses Solar Power

Australian mining companies are harnessing the power of solar energy for use at mining sites across the country. The use of solar power in the mining industry is a growing trend, with the benefits of reliability and efficiency hard to overlook. Earlier this year, China turned on the world’s biggest floating

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Mining Industry can cut energy cost by turning to solar power

A review by Energy and Mines claims that using solar power can offset the energy costs of mining. “Some mines in Australia operate in incredibly remote locations, and the cost of electricity is upwards of $300/MWh,” Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) CEO Ivor Frischknecht said. Most noteworthy is that energy

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Winter Effective Solar Hours Across Australia:

  1. MPPT power measured by Max Solar Input/Max charge capability