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Rio Tinto mine to be solar-powered by Aggreko in low-carbon push

A solar farm in Weipa, Far North Queensland, and its accompanying Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) will help Rio Tinto reduce scope 2 emissions at its Amrun bauxite project by up to 10% by slashing diesel fuel use. 

Karma Barndon
Rio Tinto mine to be solar-powered by Aggreko in low-carbon push

Energy company Aggreko won a bid to build, own and operate the 12.4 megawatt solar farm and 8.8MW BESS, as part of a long-term power purchase agreement with Rio Tinto.  The renewable energy project...

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