Innovation Name: Agnew Hybrid Renewable Project
Awards: 3rd Most Innovative Agriculture, Mining & Utilities Company
EDL’s Agnew Hybrid Renewable Project offers a solution to the energy trilemma (balancing energy reliability, affordability and sustainability).
The microgrid, installed at Gold Fields Agnew gold mine in WA addresses the limitations of different generating technologies, integrating renewable and thermal generation with energy storage to maximise sustainability benefits. The microgrid has delivered 99.99% reliability while reducing Gold Fields’ carbon footprint by 40,000 tCO2-e per annum.