There is little debate that the U.S. power grid, in the years to come, will continue to be a combination of fossil fuels and renewables. This energy mix is arguably the best way to sustain the world’s growing appetite for energy, especially in places like the United States where per capita, people use much more power than any other country on earth.
Emission-reducing technologies are already making a significant impact Source: Grand River Dam Authority (Grand River Energy Center Unit 3)
There’s no shortage of conversation around the manufacturing industry on Capitol Hill. In June at the National Association of Manufacturers Summit, Vice President Pence remarked that American manufacturers haven’t been this optimistic in 20 years.
When most people think of turbochargers, they probably envision blurred racecars whizzing around an asphalt ring or sports cars revving their engines at traffic lights. What they don’t think of are industrial trucks, enormous ships, heavy farm equipment, and even refrigeration systems – all of which use turbochargers to boost the power yield of their engines.
Renewables may win most of the headlines as the future of our energy supply, but there is another arena where the battle for cleaning the environment is taking place. And, for the time being at least, it might be even more important.