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.
Fact Sheet: Copper Drives Electric Vehicles
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This fact sheet provides data on electric vehicle market demand and the implications for charging infrastructure. It also outlines the major role that copper plays in electric vehicle technology.
Infographic: How Copper Drives Electric Vehicles
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This infographic shows how copper is used in electric vehicles and forecasts future growth in this market.
IEI Report - Plug-In Electrical Vehicle Forecast: 2016-2025
A new report outlines an impressive sales forecast for plug-in electric vehicles (PEV) in the U.S. through 2025 and identifies the charging infrastructure required to support this growth.