Richards Bay Minerals (RBM) has signed a power purchase agreement that will more than double its access to renewable energy and bring the total share of renewables in its energy mix to more than 40%.

Werner Duvenhage, MD of RBM and Rio Tinto Iron and Titanium African Operations, said the 20-year power purchase agreement with project developer African Clean Energy Developments will reduce their reliance on carbon-intensive energy from Eskom and also offer some protection from future Eskom tariff increases...

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