Nuclear Fusion: The Power of the Future?

Nuclear Fusion Power- Mission Impossible Fusion power offers the prospect of an almost inexhaustible source of energy for future generations, but it also presents engineering challenges that, so far, are insurmountable. According to physics, fusion powers the sun and stars. When hydrogen is heated to very high temperatures, it changes from gas to a plasma READ MORE

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Disposal of Solar Panels: Ensuring Appropriate Recycling of Materials

The past two decades, the energy sector has been focused on renewable energy sources, their importance in the future because of environmental factors, and how well these energy sources can be integrated with the grid. Looking at renewable technologies from a cost-effective point of view, solar panels are the next big thing, be it household READ MORE

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Application of Blockchain in the Power Industry

Intro Since becoming Investor Owned, utilities are incentivized to “build more stuff” due to cost-of-service regulation (COSR). For the most part, these policies are in-line with public interest, but not always. I have been in meetings where large amounts of equipment were scheduled to be replaced before the end of their life cycle just so READ MORE

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So, you think you want to be an engineer – now what? Choosing the engineering field that’s right for you

Some people choose to become an engineer because they’re good at math. Others come from a family of engineers and have been around it their entire lives. And then you have those like Ying, an electrical engineer at KDM, who wanted to become a superhero of some sort, but soon realized he’d have to settle READ MORE

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Analysis reveals best cities to find STEM jobs in 2019

In the decade leading to 2022, nine million STEM jobs will be added to the US economy, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. These opportunities—in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics—have schools working overtime to engage students in STEM fields. As for professionals already working in STEM? The world is their oyster. Thousands of positions READ MORE

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Scholarship dollars: STEM vs. Sports

Occupations in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) are critical to our nation’s workforce, infrastructure and future. STEM jobs are in high demand right now, across all industries, and will be for the foreseeable future--the number of STEM-related jobs is projected to grow to more than 9 million between 2012 and 2022, according to the READ MORE

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