Repurposing old mines for hydro pumping electrical storage | News, Sports, Jobs

HOUGHTON–Adapting old, abandoned mines to provide hydro pumping storage has become a focus of several people at Michigan Technological University. It has included a thorough study involving an abandoned iron mine in Michigan’s Negaunee Township that began more than four years ago. Timothy Scarlett, a professor of anthropology and archaeology at Michigan Tech, says the …

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