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A gold-making titan is cutting nearly 20 percent of its carbon footprint

Can Emir writes in Interesting Engineering on Nevada Gold Mines’ carbon-cutting efforts.

The C3 Take
  • Nevada Gold Mines, the world’s largest gold producing complex in the world, is partnering with First Solar to power its operations with carbon-free energy.
  • Barrick Gold Corporation, who is one of the owners of Nevada Gold Mines, has announced plans to reduce emissions 30% by 2030 and 100% by 2050.
  • Private sector leadership is key to accelerating decarbonization efforts.

“First Solar’s photovoltaic (PV) solar module technology would power 17 percent of the annual energy needs of Nevada Gold Mines, the single largest gold-producing complex in the world.”

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