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By Shane Lasley
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Alaska sustainable energy key for mining

Green energy transition is creating exponential demand for Alaska's minerals and low-carbon electricity to power mines North of 60 Mining News – June 3, 2022

 

Last updated 6/30/2022 at 2:20pm

Core from drilling through high-grade graphite in western Alaska.

Graphite One Inc.

Alaska is enormously enriched in the minerals and metals needed for the clean energy transition, including the world-class Graphite Creek deposit north of Nome.

The global transition to low-carbon energy and transportation is both an incredible opportunity and daunting challenge for Alaska's mining sector. On the one hand, Alaska is incredibly enriched with the minerals and metals required to build electric vehicles, solar panels, wind farms, and other clean energy technologies. On the other, America's Last Frontier is burdened by a lack of affordable,...



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