Energy

Energy is the second largest operating expense for a factory, after payroll. Compared to other businesses, factories have the highest potential for becoming super energy efficient, and even generating their own energy on-site (co-generation).

The person at your factory who manages the energy purchasing, use and conservation is a highly valuable asset, as $1 saved here, saves most companies $10 in sales.

Can a factory be self-reliant for its energy needs? What is the cost of NOT having electricity?

Help us “charge” the vision of what energy use looks like in the Factory of the Future!

ENERGY section includes: Black Start, Micro-grid, Co-Generation, Combined Heat and Power, Solar, Bio-fuels, Hydro and Wind Renewables, Trends in Energy Markets, Purchasing

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