Estimating the capacity of mining machinery gas-fired power plants (for discussion)

Estimating the capacity of mining machinery gas-fired power plants (for discussion)

P.I. Tarasov, M.L. Khazin, V.V. Furzikov

The article discusses the method and procedure of estimating the capacity of mining machinery gas-fired power plants. Factors having an effect on the capacity of a gas-fired power plant are described. The analysis of these factors is provided. The authors present their conclusions on the use of natural gas as an energy source for mining machinery.

Key words: natural gas, mining machinery, energy sources, power packs of mine dump trucks, power plants.

Mining Industry Journal №5 (135) 2017, p.88