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Energy Storage Regulation and Legislation April 17, 2014

CDA’s Director of Sustainable Energy, Zolaikha Strong, believes that investments in energy storage, in the form of tax credits and policies, could help incorporate energy storage into grid modernization.  There is a delicate balance between carbon saved from energy storage and the cost associated with energy storage.  Stronger regulation could support incentives and provide tax credits which will lessen the burden of cost of energy storage devices.  Energy Efficiency Markets, an online publication, interviewed Zolaikha as an expert on energy storage regulations.

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Mobility of the Future: The Adoption of New Motor Technologies April 18, 2014

By Bob Weed Copper Development Association (CDA) Vice President and OEM

Dr. Peter Phleps of BMW’s Institute for Mobility Research describes himself as an “optimist,” but believes that in industrial countries the period of strong passenger car growth is over.  In addition to economic factors, explanations for this trend point to demographic development or increasing multi-modal mobility patterns of young adults.