Sustainability


CDA Presents Motor Efficiency Research at International Conference

By Richard E. deFay Project Manager for the Copper Development Association’s Sustainable Energy Program In September, I had the good fortune to attend and present a paper at The 9th International Conference on Energy Efficiency in Motor Driven Systems (EEMODS) held in Helsinki, Finland. This is the...

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CDA Presents Motor Efficiency Research at International Conference

Solar 2015: Experts Gather to Discuss ‘Shaping the New Energy Economy’

By Richard E. deFay Project Manager for the Copper Development Association’s Sustainable Energy Program The Solar 2015 Conference, organized by the American Solar Energy Society (ASES), brings together solar energy experts, industry leaders and students. Late last month, I travelled to Pennsylvania State University to speak...

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Solar 2015: Experts Gather to Discuss ‘Shaping the New Energy Economy’

CDA Sustainability Expert Presents at Leading Technology Conferences

By Zolaikha Strong Part of my role as director of sustainable energy for the Copper Development Association is to present and speak at conferences across the United States. These opportunities allow me to advocate the importance and necessity of copper in electrical systems, from motors...

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CDA Sustainability Expert Presents at Leading Technology Conferences

Motor Failure Policies and Purchasing Specifications

Ideally, a facility’s worn-out motors would be replaced before they fail and interrupt the production process; however, this is not always the case. One way to minimize downtime when a motor fails is to plan ahead and identify the critical motors and create a motor...

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Motor Failure Policies and Purchasing Specifications


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