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Day 4 – Battery supported mine electrification workshop – Challenges
10/06/2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Outline the specific impediments challenging the transition
• 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?
• 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