Teck Resources Acquires SunMine, Expands Solar Power Usage
Teck Resources Limited TECK recently acquired Columbia-based SunMine solar energy facility from the City of Kimberley.
SunMine’s 1.05 MW (megawatt) grid-connected solar facility is a first-of-its-kind in British Columbia, located on fully reclaimed land at the company’s former Sullivan Mine site. Also, the facility is first built on a reclaimed mine site with future growth potential.SunMine has been in operation since 2015. Teck Resources has been providing the land and site infrastructure for development of the SunMine solar facility since it commenced operations.A major producer of zinc, lead and silver, Teck Resources’ former Sullivan mine operated for nearly 100 years before it was shut down in 2001. Around 1,100 hectares of the former mining area has been reclaimed.Th ...