Rio Tinto

Rio Tinto Partners with European Energy for Australia's Largest Solar Farm
European Energy and Rio Tinto join forces for the Upper Calliope solar project, set to be Australia's largest solar corporate PPA, boosting renewable energy and creating jobs.
Jan 24, 2024 // Plants, Australia, Oceania, PV Power Plant, Rio Tinto
Rio Tinto Plans Solar-Battery Park for Queensland Mine
Rio Tinto is set to fuel its bauxite mine in Queensland, Australia with a 12.4-MW solar park and integrated battery. Aiming to reduce diesel power consumption by 37% and carbon footprint by 14,000 tonnes per year, this 18 MW solar facility is due to be switched on by early 2025.
Dec 5, 2023 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Storage, Australia, Oceania, PV Power Plant, Rio Tinto
Rio Tinto Powers Up Solar Park for Canadian Diamond Mine
Rio Tinto - the world's second-largest miner - is launching the largest solar PV park in Canada's North to provide electricity to its diamond mine in the Northwest Territories. The project will reduce diesel consumption & GHG emissions by 50% by 2030.
Aug 11, 2023 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Canada, North America, PV Power Plant, Rio Tinto
Rio Tinto, Sumitomo: Hydrogen Pilot to Cut Alumina Refining Emissions
Sumitomo Corporation and Rio Tinto partner with Australian Government's ARENA to build 2.5 MW on-site electrolyzer in Yarwun plant, Gladstone, Australia. This project is expected to reduce CO2 emissions by 3,000 tonnes per year and provide an opportunity for the use of hydrogen in calcination process at scale globally. Construction to begin in 2024 and complete by 2025.
Jul 13, 2023 // Plants, Solar to Fuel, Australia, hydrogen, Oceania, Rio Tinto, Sumitomo Corporation
Rio Tinto intends two 100MW Oz solar sites
Mining titan additionally intends to develop 200MWh of battery storage in Western Australia's Pilbara area
Nov 30, 2022 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Australia, Oceania, Rio Tinto, Simon Trott
Rio Tinto puts out 1148MW Oz solar, wind phone call
The large-scale renewables projects are required to power three aluminium plants in Queensland
Jun 10, 2022 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, PPA, Australia, Oceania, Rio Tinto, Oz, Ivan Vella
Rio Tinto Invests in InoBat to Support Battery Ecosystem in Europe
This financial investment will sustain the conclusion of InoBat's r & d centre and also pilot battery line in Voderady, Slovakia. It follows an MoU signed in May, describing an intention to work together to proceed the establishment of a "cradle-to-cradle" electrical vehicle battery value chain in Serbia.
Nov 18, 2021 // Markets & Finance News, Storage, UK, Europe, Rio Tinto, Inobat Auto,, Marian Bocek, Marnie Finlayson
Rio Tinto eyes 6GW of solar as well as wind as part of decarbonisation press
Mining business Rio Tinto is wanting to release an additional 6GW of solar as well as wind in Australia as part of a new strategy to reduce its carbon exhausts by 50% by 2030.
Oct 20, 2021 // Plants, Australia, Oceania, mining, Western Australia, decarbonisation, mines, Rio Tinto
Rio Tinto continues solar-storage press with new hybrid installation at Australian mine
Mining business Rio Tinto has revealed plans for a brand-new solar project and battery power storage system that will certainly aid to decarbonise an off-grid mine in the Australian state of Queensland.
Sep 20, 2021 // Plants, Storage, Australia, queensland, solar-plus-storage, Oceania, mining, mines, Rio Tinto, Battery Energy Storage System, edl
Solar-wind-energy storage space hybrid to power Rio Tinto mine
A solar-wind-energy storage hybrid project is to power a Madagascan mine after Rio Tinto authorized a power acquisition contract with independent power manufacturer CrossBoundary Energy.
Jul 27, 2021 // Plants, Storage, hybrid, mining, Rio Tinto, off-grid, QMM
Rio Tinto to power Australian iron ore mine with solar PV
Mining large Rio Tinto has actually authorized the building and construction of a large solar PV as well as battery storage space system for its Koodaideri mine in Western Australia. When finished, the solar plant will certainly be amongst Australia's biggest PV setups at a mining website.
Feb 21, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Storage, Australia, Oceania, Rio Tinto, Chris Salisbury
Rio Tinto to Build Solar Plant in Western Australia to Power Iron Ore Mine
Rio Tinto has actually authorized a financial investment in a solar plant at the Koodaideri mine in Western Australia, in addition to a lithium-ion BESS to power mining procedures
Feb 17, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Australia, Oceania, BESS, solar plant, International, Rio Tinto, Chris Salisbury