4th Annual Renewables for Mining Toronto Summit


Energy and Mines World Congress, the 4th annual Renewables for Mining Toronto Summit took place on November 21 – 22 at the Hilton Toronto and focused on the role of renewable energy in driving the competitiveness and sustainability of the global mining sector. It brought together senior mining, renewables, government and finance experts to explore the latest developments in renewables for mines and showcased the latest renewables projects for global mining operators.

Alongside the Congress, Energy and Mines hosted the inaugural Energy and Mines Renewables in Mining Awards and thirteen mining companies were awarded and celebrated for their investments in renewable energy renewable energy at a glittering awards gala and dinner.

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Where mining meets renewables to address key energy challenges


New for 2016

Global focus with case studies and market updates on renewables for mines in Africa, Australia, South America and North America
The first annual renewables for mines global rankings to be announced at the Congress
Insight on how carbon pricing is shaping energy strategies and shifting power choices for mines
10 new international renewables for mines case studies to be presented
Electric vehicles in mining: operational insight, migration strategies and financial business case
Organized networking to facilitate introductions to mining and renewables experts
"The roundtable provided a forum for corporate energy managers to compare strategies and challenges in a non-sales environment."
Bill Allemon, VP-Energy & Electrical Asset
Management & Reliability, AngloGold Ashanti

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Sponsors/ Exhibitors

"Definitely a great conference with a matchup of both renewable developers and storage options for mining companies to review. A premium event to see the latest innovations in both the on grid and off grid opportunities."
Bill Fisher, Executive Chairman, GoldQuest Mining

Agenda at a Glance

November 20, Workshop

An Essential Introduction to Mining for Renewables Professionals
Understanding the Basics of Mining
Energy Requirement in Mining
CSR: Social and Environmental License
Dealing with Renewables and Mining "Case Study"

November 21, Day 1

The Role of Renewables in Driving the Competitiveness of Mines
International Case Studies of Renewables for Mines
Energy and Mines and Carbon Pricing
Adapting Renewables to Miners’ Power Demands
Reducing Diesel and Carbon for Remote Canadian Mines
Energy and Mines Renewables in Mining Awards Reception & Dinner

November 22, Day 2

Mining Energy Innovation and Transformation
Spotlight on Africa: Energy Affordability and Security for Mines
Mining Microgrids: Insight from Traditional Power Suppliers
Repurposing Mine Lands with Renewables
Developing Collaborative Finance Models for Mining Microgrids
Realizing the Benefits of Electric Vehicles for Mines
Energy Storage for Mines
"This Summit was a timely and excellent event, especially the business networking. There are many challenges ahead but the conference provided a milestone for the required discussions. The convergence of mining companies, developers, vendors and others was valuable."
Sunil Kumar, Director of Energy Strategy, Kinross Gold





Energy and Mines is the leading global information and event media provider for energy management and operations of the mining sector. Through its global event series (Canada, South Africa, Chile, UK), web portal, and newsletter, Energy and Mines brings together the mining and renewable energy sectors to drive solutions for affordable, reliable and sustainable power for mines.

Over the last four years, Energy and Mines has built a reputation amongst the mining and renewables sectors as the first point of contact for connection and information on renewables in mining. We have strong links with senior mining leaders, renewable energy developers and key players driving the technology, research and development in this space.


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