Prospects for renewable energy systems in the mining industry

CIM Journal, Vol. 6, No. 1, 2015
B. Fleet
Ryerson University and Fleetec Inc., Toronto, Ontario, Canada

A. Davidse
Deloitte Inc., Toronto, Ontario, Canada

R. DasGupta and S. Hon
Electrovaya Corp., Mississauga, Ontario, Canada

J. Li, A. Pringle, and C. Searcy
Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
http://dx.doi.org/10.15834/cimj.2015.7
Résumé L’industrie minière fait face à de sérieux défis, à long et à court terme, en raison de l’incertitude des prix des matières premières, des pressions environnementales et des compressions de la marge bénéficiaire dues à la hausse des coûts de l’énergie. Les questions énergétiques, auparavant considérées comme un coût d’exploitation, changent alors que les cadres cherchent des solutions à plus long terme afin de prendre des mesures pour contrer les prix incertains des combustibles fossiles et les émissions des gaz à effet de serre. C’est pourquoi les cadres miniers sont de plus en plus disposés à considérer l’introduction d’une proportion de systèmes d’énergie renouvelable dans l’équation énergétique de la mine. Le présent article traite de la manière dont les énergies renouvelables peuvent être introduites avec succès aux sites miniers ainsi que quelques-uns des avantages et des barrières à leur application à une plus grande échelle.
Mots clés : Énergie, énergies renouvelables, extraction minière, miniréseaux
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