TITLE

Exploring alternative energy options for mine sites

AUTHOR(S)
Whitbread-Abrutat, Peter; Coppin, Nick
PUB. DATE
December 2011
SOURCE
Mining World;Dec2011, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p35
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses mine site conversion to alternative energy generation facilities. It cites several reasons why former mine sites are ideal locations to develop alternative energy generation facilities which include land area. It explores several energy generation options including geothermal heating, bioreactor landfills, and experimental power generation. It notes that mine conversion to alternative energy generation remains at a small scale.
ACCESSION #
67516576

 

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