Sustainability


Copper-Heavy Clean Energy Projects Receive State, Corporate Support

By Zolaikha Strong Director of Sustainable Energy for CDA President Trump’s administration promises to drastically alter the nation’s energy strategy, particularly regarding renewable energy initiatives that prominently employ copper. This “green” metal increases the efficiency and reliability of energy systems. It is a key component...

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A large solar power farm with wind turbines in the background

Copper is Crucial in Climate Change Combat

Climate change has been a widely-discussed topic across fields of study for decades now, as humanity tries to navigate an ever-changing global environment. The world has seen an increased effort in environmentally friendly campaigns, such as the global focus on a circular economy, the United...

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Copper is Crucial in Climate Change Combat

Making the Right Decision When Your Electric Motor Fails

By Zolaikha Strong Director of Sustainable Energy for CDA The time may come when your facility’s motor is failing. This situation calls for a quick decision on whether to replace your motor completely with a Premium Efficient® electric motor, or to repair it. Regardless of...

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Making the Right Decision When Your Electric Motor Fails

Solar-Powered Airports Use Copper to Provide a New Energy Source

By Zolaikha Strong, Director of Sustainable Energy for the Copper Development Association (CDA) Airports provide a unique opportunity to take advantage of the growing solar energy trend. The vast amounts of land surrounding airports and runways cannot be used for other purposes but offer the...

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Solar-Powered Airports Use Copper to Provide a New Energy Source

Copper CEOs Share Views on Sustainability

By Irina Dumitrescu Europe has a small, but efficient, copper mining industry, plus a world-class smelting and refining (copper producing) sector. In total, the European copper industry employs some 50,000 people directly and sustains the jobs of millions of others by delivering key products into a vast range...

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Copper CEOs Share Views on Sustainability

4 Ways Copper Makes the Earth Greener

By Zolaikha Strong, Director of Sustainable Energy for the Copper Development Association This Earth Day, an estimated 1 billion people will come together worldwide to celebrate and strengthen the movement to build a sustainable environment, fight climate change and keep the earth green. My guess...

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4 Ways Copper Makes the Earth Greener

CDA Presents Motor Efficiency Paper at Association of Energy Engineers Conference

By Richard E. deFay Project Manager for the Copper Development Association’s Sustainable Energy Program The Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) held their eastern regional conference, known as Globalcon, in Boston, Mass., March 9-11. Attendees included energy managers from industrial and commercial companies, students, Professionals Engineers...

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CDA Presents Motor Efficiency Paper at Association of Energy Engineers Conference

How Energy Storage Will Transform the Renewable Energy Landscape

By Zolaikha Strong, Director of Sustainable Energy for the Copper Development Association Commercial, industrial, and utility sectors are installing photovoltaic panels and building high-megawatt wind farms to generate clean, efficient power to meet our rising energy demands. These alternative energy sources are free and plentiful...

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How Energy Storage Will Transform the Renewable Energy Landscape

Copper Allows for Sustainable Practices in Super Bowl Stadium

Photos by: Matthew Roth, some rights reserved By Zolaikha Strong, Director of Sustainable Energy for the Copper Development Association As the Denver Broncos face the Carolina Panthers this Sunday for Super Bowl 50, fans will have a unique chance to view live stats during the game....

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Copper Allows for Sustainable Practices in Super Bowl Stadium


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