S.A. Prokopenko

The article discusses the areas and promising solutions of power generation in underground mines based on alternative energy sources. The author describes the design of a roof support unit, which allows the conversion of caved rock energy into electric power. The design is proposed of a roof support unit with two power units providing broader use of the gravitational potential of moving rock materials.

№3 (109) 2013

Key words: alternative, source, rock, caving, roof support, unit, panel, electric generator, coalface system, potential, energy

Mining Industry Journal №3 2013, p.32

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