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Solar Demand 'Key' in 2017 for Silver Prices

Analysts GFMS – a division of Thomson Reuters, say that the solar energy sector bought 11% more silver last year than 2015, the only major use to grow on their latest estimates for the Washington-based Silver Institute of miners, refiners, retailers & industrial users. But research into substitution continues & “you’re [now] seeing some investment in replacing silver with copper.

$8 Trillion Alternative Energy Boom Is a Win for Copper

Global copper consumption is poised to increase not just because electricity demand is growing. New energy technologies require more copper than traditional sources. Each megawatt of wind power capacity uses 3.6 tonnes of copper. The most significant growth is in production of electric cars, which use 2 to 3 times more copper than internal combustion engines.

Oil Limits And The Economy - One Story; Not Two

Does GDP growth lead to more oil & energy demand or does the availability of cheap oil & other types of energy power the economy? Oil & other forms of energy are used to power the economy. Historically, rises and falls in the use of oil & other types of energy have tended to parallel GDP growth.

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