Copper in wind power

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Copper is a vital metal in making wind power possible. The outdoor environment places great demand on cables, connectors, and generator windings used for wind power installations, especially for those situated offshore.

Copper provides the conductivity, corrosion resistance, strength and flexibility to meet all the demands of harsh conditions, where servicing and repair are very expensive.

You can download and save this new Copper Development Association resource as four PDF files or one Zip file. Click on the following link(s) and choose the 'save' option.

To use the files from the Zip folder, you will need to extract them by right clicking on the folder and choosing the 'extract all' option.

Copper in Wind Power.pdf (Supporting 14-16 students)
Copper in Wind Power - Answers.pdf
Copper in Wind Power 2.pdf   (Supporting 16-19 students)
Copper in Wind Power 2 - Answers.pdf 


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