Opinion: Advancing the Economy
With the debt ceiling debate over (for now) the focus in Washington and around the country can shift back to getting our economy moving. One industry holds promise for creating valuable new companies, exportable products and technologies and high-paying jobs for American workers — the advanced energy industry.
Broadly defined, advanced energy refers to energy sources, systems and solutions that offer higher performance and reliability, benefiting our businesses and our communities. We see the growth of the advanced energy industry when we drive by wind turbines, or notice that our neighbors are getting solar panels installed, or buying a hybrid car.