JCL Energy Journal

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)

By Lynn Dula | May 13, 2022

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 new ideas, someday it just might! There have been some…

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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

By Lynn Dula | May 5, 2022

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 our current rate of use, our nonrenewable resources will be…

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What to Expect When You’re Expecting (Service and Repair)

JCL Energy gives you an inside look at the service and repair process for your industrial transformer units.

By Lynn Dula | April 29, 2022

In a world full of inconvenience, JCL Energy is here to make your life a little easier- at least in terms of service and repair for your transformers! I sat down with Chad Wilkinson, a JCL Energy sales team member with over 20 years in the electrical industry. Chad answered my questions and gave me the inside scoop on how JCL Energy makes the service…

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Sustainability in the Transformer Industry

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

By Lynn Dula | April 21, 2022

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 can also mean the potential for big changes in the…

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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.

By Lynn Dula | April 15, 2022

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. They are used in a wide span of industries, from the “traditional” manufacturing of steel and paper, to…

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