Besides wind, solar, and hydro energy; there are a few other forms of renewable energy. One of them is called biomass energy. Let’s explore how biomass energy can help reduce our carbon footprint. What is Biomass? According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), biomass is “organic material that comes from plants and animals, and…

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The question facing many mining operators is whether the increasing global energy demand should be met with traditional generation or renewable sources. For an increasing number of companies, renewables are already winning on cost. Energy can account for around 15 percent of mining costs, according to a CCSI report. This level can rise to 40…

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An electrical arc could happen at any time — when no one is around, when someone is walking in proximity, or when someone is working on the equipment. The most hazardous situation is when someone is working on or near energized equipment. The equipment doors may be open, placing workers close to electrical components, conductors,…

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