Tegan Campia


Tegan is an Intern on RMI’s Sunshine for Mines Program. After graduating from Georgetown with a degree in Science, Technology and International Affairs, Tegan worked in various renewable energy start-ups in Washington.

Authored Works
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New Lives for Old Mines: A Method for Developing Renewable Energy at Closed Mine Sites

Working in partnership with multinational mining company BHP, Rocky Mountain Institute’s Sunshine for Mines team has uncovered an opportunity to turn closed mine sites, or legacy mines, into independent power plants, storage facilities, or value-added grid-service providers, presenting the opportunity for a second useful life through renewable energy development. Innovative…

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Digging for Carbon Cuts: How the Mining Industry Can Win with Renewables

An unprecedented drop in renewable energy prices, the high energy intensity of mining, and the volatility of fossil fuel pricing have combined to create a groundbreaking opportunity for decarbonizing the mining industry—no pun intended! Seriously, the sustainability opportunity in front of mining companies across the world is no joking matter,…