Energy and environment 2014

High Voltage Valley - Energy Supply Mine Testbed

Lunvika Bergslagen, Sweden


High Voltage Valley


Energy technology,

The Energy Supply Mine Testbed is used to test different methods and tools for reduce the need for energy and electric infrastructure for the mining industry. The testbed consist of open mines, mines under development, a regional electricity net, and an R&D facility.

What was tested

Methods and tools for reducing energy consumption in mines

Testbed purpose

Development and testing of energy efficient mining


Running mines, mines under development, R&D centre

Use cases

  • Testing innovation for verification and proof-of-concept
  • Address market failures or grand challenges

Bank of examples of real-world innovation testbeds

This is a database of real-world innovation testbeds collected through desk-based research and network interviews. It contains global examples from a range of sectors sorted into typologies, country, purpose, sectoral composition, year of establishment and main facilitators.

We're collecting more examples as we find them. If you'd like to add your testbed to this map, please suggest a testbed.

Suggest a testbed
  • Filter by:
  • Current filters:
  • Sort by: