Copper expects boost from renewable energy

May 08, 2014 | 02:08 PM | Saranya Kapur

Tags  copper, renewable energy, Copper Development Association, American Copper Council, Copper College, Zolaikha Strong, Saranya Kapur

TUCSON, Ariz. — The renewable energy market, particularly wind and solar, is expected to become a major consumer of copper, said Zolaikha Strong, the Copper Development Association’s (CDA’s) director of sustainable energy.

"People are often surprised at a ‘conservative’ industry like copper looking to promote progressive programs," she said at the American Copper Council’s Copper College meeting in Tucson. "But there is huge potential for growth here."....





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