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Solar Energy in the Mining Industry

Fuentes, Roberto; Rojas, Diego; Rivera, Marco; Riveros, Jose; Munoz, Javier; Wheeler, Patrick

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Roberto Fuentes

Diego Rojas

Marco Rivera

Jose Riveros

Javier Munoz

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Professor of Power Electronic Systems


Solar energy has become very important in recent years, mainly because it is a clean and inexhaustible source. This paper presents a review of the use of solar energy in the mining industry. A global approach will be made, indicating the uses that are given to solar energy in the mining industry, and then delving into the Chilean reality, indicating the major milestones in solar energy in the country's mining industry.


Fuentes, R., Rojas, D., Rivera, M., Riveros, J., Munoz, J., & Wheeler, P. (2021). Solar Energy in the Mining Industry. .

Conference Name 2021 IEEE Congreso Estudiantil de Electrónica y Electricidad (INGELECTRA)
Conference Location Valparaíso, Chile
Start Date Nov 17, 2021
End Date Nov 19, 2021
Acceptance Date Nov 1, 2021
Online Publication Date Apr 7, 2022
Publication Date Nov 19, 2021
Deposit Date Jul 22, 2022
Publicly Available Date Aug 4, 2022
Publisher IEEE
ISBN 9781665409544
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Additional Information Abstract in English; text in Spanish.


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