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Day 4 – Battery supported mine electrification workshop – Challenges

10/06/2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Session objective:
Outline the specific impediments challenging the transition

Relevant analysis:
Where will disruption impact the mining industry?
Will renewables have big impact on mining?
Where to start in transitioning to an all-electric system?
Supplementing 100% renewable mines?
Main challenges for transitioning mine sites to electric?
What are the main risks in electrifying a mine site?
Dominant energy source for heavy mobile equipment?
What is holding back electrification?
Broad industry battery standards?

Key topics:
Simple transition plan for mine electrification
Technical challenges (energy, storage, system)
Internal challenges (culture, leadership, structure)
Supply chain challenges
Policy and regulatory challenges
FBI-CRC priorities


2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Future Battery