Rio Tinto

European Energy Signs PPA With Australian firm Rio Tinto For 1.3 GWp Solar Farm

A Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) has been signed between the renewable energy company European Energy and Australia-based mining company Rio Tinto. The agreement aims to supply all the energy from the upcoming solar farm Upper Calliope Solar Farm to Rio Tinto. The agreement between European Energy and Rio Tinto is touted as the biggest solar […]

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Heat Battery Storage Firm Rondo Energy Secures $60 Million Funding

Rondo Energy, a leading provider of zero-carbon industrial heat and power, has raised $60 million in a new financing planned to speed the rollout of Rondo Heat Batteries (RHBs) worldwide and to transform the global energy storage market. The financing brings together funding from current Rondo investors Breakthrough Energy Ventures, Energy Impact Partners, SCG, and TITAN, industrial […]

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North Canada to Welcome its Biggest Solar Plant from Mining Group Rio Tinto

Spain’s mining group Rio Tinto’s Diavik Diamond Mine is set to establish the largest solar power plant across Canada’s territories. The plant will boast of more than 6,600 solar panels. The project will generate close to 4,200 MWh of carbon-free electricity annually for the mine. Commercial production from the operation is slated for completion in […]

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The Top 5: The Net Zero Commitments of Mining Firms & The Opportunity For Renewable Energy

A mining company can never walk away from environmental damage and pollution. With the sentiments now focused on bringing down the emissions to achieve net-zero carbon emission targets, the top miners have also set their emission reduction goals. This article lists down the net-zero targets and measures by top mining companies based on their market […]

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Rio Tinto Invests in InoBat to Support Battery Ecosystem in Europe

UK-headquartered mining firm Rio Tinto is investing in Inobat Auto, a battery technology and manufacturing company, to support the development of a battery ecosystem in Europe. This investment will support the completion of InoBat’s research and development centre and pilot battery line in Voderady, Slovakia. It follows a Memorandum of Understanding signed in May, outlining an […]

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Rio Tinto to Spend $7.5 B to Cut Carbon Emissions by 50% by 2030

Rio Tinto, an Anglo-Australian multinational and the world’s second-largest metals and mining corporation, plans to spend $7.5 billion in direct capital expenditure to decarbonise its assets from 2022 to 2030, aiming to reduce carbon emissions by 50% by 2030. The mining giant has outlined a long-term strategy for the decarbonisation of some of its operations in […]

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Rio Tinto Selects Heliogen’s Solar Tech to Provide Clean Energy to Boron Mine

International mining and metals company Rio Tinto and renewable energy technology company Heliogen today announced an agreement to explore the deployment of Heliogen’s breakthrough solar technology at Rio Tinto’s borates mine in Boron, California. Under a Memorandum of Understanding, Heliogen will deploy its proprietary, artificial intelligence (AI)-powered technology at the Boron operation, where it will […]

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Rio Tinto to Invest $1 Billion to Meet new Climate Change Targets

Rio Tinto has announced plans to invest around USD 1 billion over the next five years to support the delivery of its new climate change targets Rio Tinto has announced plans to invest around USD 1 billion over the next five years to support the delivery of its new climate change targets and a company […]

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Rio Tinto to Build Solar Plant in Western Australia to Power Iron Ore Mine

Rio Tinto has approved an investment in a solar plant at the Koodaideri mine in Western Australia, as well as a lithium-ion BESS to power mining operations Rio Tinto has approved a $98 million (100 percent basis) investment in a new solar plant at the Koodaideri mine in the Pilbara, Australia, as well as a […]

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