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Agnew leads the way in decarbonising Australian mining with wind and hybrid power

Global energy producer EDL has successfully completed the 56MW Agnew Hybrid Renewable Project for Gold Fields’ Agnew Gold Mine in remote Western Australia.
All five wind turbines are now up and running and successfully integrated into Australia’s largest hybrid renewable microgrid, and the first in the country to power a mine with wind-generated electricity on a large scale. In favourable weather conditions, the project has delivered up to 70% of Agnew’s power requirements with renewable energy.

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Watch “Powering On”

This ABC News story on the Agnew Hybrid Renewable Project provides a progress update on EDL’s ground-breaking energy solution for Gold Fields’ Agnew Gold Mine in Western Australia. Produced for ABC News by ABC Goldfields’ Jarrod Lucas, 2020.

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EDL awarded grant for renewable hydrogen study

Sustainable energy producer EDL has been awarded $243,000 by the West Australian Government’s Renewable Hydrogen Fund towards its study to produce hydrogen from renewable energy sources, as the first step towards totally displacing diesel and gas to power remote sites.

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