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Renewable Energy: The Future of America and the Copper Industry (Part 1 of 2)

May 29th, 2012 No comments

By Zolaikha Strong, Director of the CDA Sustainable Energy Program

Copper plays a vital role in sustainable electric energy, increasing the efficiency and reliability of wind and solar installations and their related power transmission systems. Copper is also an integral part of sustainable energy initiatives currently under consideration by Congress. Read more…

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Tesla Model S: The Newest EV to Use the Copper Rotor Induction Motor

May 10th, 2012 No comments

By Bob Weed, Copper Development Association Vice President OEM

2012 has been a great year for auto shows. Late last month I attended the SAE World Congress at Cobo Hall in Detroit. There was an interesting display of new technology, especially for electric vehicles. Also, there continues to be a lot of buzz in auto circles about the EV market in the United States and abroad.

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