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Aerial view of the large Elm Branch solar energy farm in Texas.

First Solar powers new tellurium demand

Rare metalloid  key element of CdTe thin-film solar cell tech The rising popularity of thin-film solar cells as a highly effective means of converting sunlight into electricity is creating... — Updated 9/12/2022 Full story

 
U.S. military uses antimony in a wide array of equipment to protect the country.

Antimony at top of strategic concerns

Russia and China's control of global supplies worry DC lawmakers From its uses in flame retardants that have saved countless American lives to being an important ingredient in batteries poised to... — Updated 9/12/2022 Full story

 
A large Komatsu mining haul truck being tested at a site in Arizona.

Mining sector races to net-zero by 2050

CO2 reduction path for mines is difficult but not impossible Aligned with global climate goals agreed upon in international pacts such as the Paris Agreement, most of the major mining companies th... — Updated 8/16/2022 Full story

 
A row of First Solar cadmium-tellurium thin film PV panels.

DOE eyes mine sites for clean energy hubs

The White House has allotted $500 million for a program that aims to transform old and current mine sites into renewable energy hubs. Being administered by the U.S. Department of Energy, the... — Updated 7/12/2022

 
Men install First Solar CdTe thin-film photovoltaic panels.

Critical solar metal now produced in US

As part of a wider initiative to recover critical minerals as byproducts at its current mining operations, Rio Tinto is now producing the tellurium used in thin-film photovoltaic solar panels at... — Updated 7/12/2022

 
 By A.J. Roan    Mining Tech
First Solar Nevada Gold Mines Barrick Newmont cadmium-telluride thin-film PV

American solar for largest gold complex

Looking to lower the carbon footprint of the single largest gold-producing complex in the world, Nevada Gold Mines has turned to First Solar Inc. to provide enough cadmium-telluride thin-film... — Updated 7/12/2022

 
In situ gold recovery with Enviroleach formula Nevada New Mexico

Group 11 nabs in-place mining properties

Group 11 Technologies Inc. has acquired four overlooked precious metals projects in Nevada and New Mexico for initial testing of its proprietary technology for recovering gold, silver and other... — Updated 7/10/2022

 
antimony Critical Minerals Alliances stibnite World War II MIT TerraScale

Antimony may be a renewable energy hero

An unsung war hero that saved countless American troops during World War II, an overlooked battery material that has played a pivotal role in storing electricity for more than 100 years, and a... — Updated 9/8/2021 Full story

 

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