A Copper Alliance Member
Copper is an integral part of sustainable energy initiatives because of its reliability, efficiency and performance. Its superior electrical and thermal conductivities increase the energy efficiency of countless energy-driven systems that rely on electric motors and transformers. The same physical properties are vital in the collection and distribution of energy from solar, wind and other renewable sources.
Copper Rotor Motor Featured in Energy Efficient Emerging Technologies Website
Washington State University's Extension Energy Program features the benefits of the copper rotor motor. Read More
Motor Failure Policies and Purchasing Specifications
This three-part series focuses on reducing energy cost and downtime by instituting a motor management plan. Part II, addresses the general aspects of motor management plan, including the first steps of creating a motor inventory and guidelines for motor repair and replacement. Read More
Current and Projected Wind and Solar Renewable Electric Generating Capacity in the Domestic Market
The Copper Development Association conducted a study and examined renewable energy (RE) production, including land-based and offshore wind; residential, commercial and utility-scale photovoltaic installations; concentrating thermal-solar electric plants; and geothermal plants. Read More