What IS Cryptocurrency?

“Investing in Crypto is like being married, you have to keep going through the good and the bad, for better or for worse, for richer or for poorer, ‘til death do us part.” ― Najah Roberts

The Cryptocurrency Phenomenon In March of 2018, the Merriam-Webster Dictionary added the term “cryptocurrency” to its pages. The definition: “any form of currency that only exists digitally, that usually has no central issuing or regulating authority but instead uses a decentralized system to record transactions and manage the issuance of new units, and that relies…

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We Are Innovators (Energy Industry Innovations Part 4)

“Learning and innovation go hand in hand. The arrogance of success is to think that what you did yesterday will be sufficient for tomorrow.” William Pollard

JCL Energy: We Are Innovators For our final piece in the Energy Industry Innovations series, we took a look inward at our own company. JCL Energy is not a huge company, but we have made huge strides to position ourselves as industry leaders. We are innovators that focus on “People, Process, and Product”… in that…

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The Power of Movement (Energy Industry Innovations Part 3)

“When the winds of change blow, some people build walls and others build windmills.“ An ancient Chinese proverb

Energy Industry Innovations: The Potential Power of Movement Last week, we explored the exciting new innovations inspired by mother nature’s green plants. This week, the JCL Energy Journal takes a “running” leap into new technologies that harness the power of movement. Capturing kinetic energy isn’t a new concept- windmills, watermills, and dams have been around…

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Power From Plants (Energy Industry Innovations Part 2)

“The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but building on the new.“ Socrates (470-399 BC)

Energy Industry Innovations: Generating Power from Plants Last week we took a look at a few young innovators that are pushing the energy industry towards a more sustainable future. This week, the JCL Energy Journal continues to celebrate creative new sources of renewable energy. We all know electricity doesn’t grow on trees… but with these…

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Energy Industry Innovations (Part 1)

"Innovation is the unrelenting drive to break the status quo and develop anew where few have dared to go." -Steven Jeffes, Marketing & Business Expert

Energy Industry Innovations: Producing New Sources of Power In 2020, a large majority of the electricity produced in the United States was from non-renewable sources like natural gas, nuclear energy, and coal. On the other hand, renewable sources like wind, water, and solar only generated about 20% of our power. It is estimated that, at…

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Sustainability in the Transformer Industry

JCL Energy is focused on positive industry changes for increased long term sustainability.

First Steps Towards Sustainability in the Transformer Industry Today’s global market is at turning point on issues of sustainability and environmental consciousness. The energy industry has great potential to adapt and change accordingly. This lends energy and power companies many exciting opportunities for evolution and growth. For those with their boots on the ground, it…

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Reconditioned Transformers

When it comes to purchasing electrical transformers, there may be surprising benefits for your business by choosing to purchase a reconditioned transformer unit rather than buying new.

Since the design of the first commercial transformer by William Stanley in1886, electrical transformers have been an increasingly key element to industry worldwide. Transformers are devices designed to transfer electric energy from one alternating-current circuit to one or more other circuits while increasing or decreasing the voltage. We use them in wide span of industries,…

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