What Will a Fusion Power Plant Look Like?

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Wed, 01 Feb 2023 05:19:00 +0000

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The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced on Dec. 13 “the achievement of fusion ignition.” The milestone is a major scientific breakthrough, decades in the making. Fusion, of course, is the process by

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Power Industry Jobs Outlook and How to Find the Best Talent

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Wed, 01 Feb 2023 05:17:00 +0000

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The number of power plant operator jobs is shrinking, but paradoxically, the number of job openings in the field is growing. Managers have their hands full finding and retaining the people they need. In this

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Power Industry Jobs Outlook and How to Find the Best Talent

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Wed, 01 Feb 2023 05:17:00 +0000

workforce-recruiting-retention

The number of power plant operator jobs is shrinking, but paradoxically, the number of job openings in the field is growing. Managers have their hands full finding and retaining the people they need. In this

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The Big Picture: Off-Grid Power [Infographic]

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Wed, 01 Feb 2023 05:15:00 +0000

An estimated 91% of the world’s population had access to electricity in 2020, marking substantial progress toward goals to ensure universal access to power. Still, according to the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), 733 million people remain unserved. Off-grid and decentralized energy systems may be emerging as an alternative to facilitate energy access and resilience, […]

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The Journey to a Smart Grid: Funding and New Technology Make It Possible

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Wed, 01 Feb 2023 05:14:00 +0000

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With the U.S. government funneling billions of dollars into new grid infrastructure, and private companies rolling out new systems to mitigate outages and developing artificial intelligence that can predict

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Marnie Surfaceblow: When Exploring Unknown Territory, Bring a Guide [FICTION]

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Wed, 01 Feb 2023 05:13:00 +0000

New technology requires new ways of thinking, especially because safety is paramount. This is even more true for any situation where an established industry experience base is lacking. “Did you have a good

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2022 Set a Global Record for Coal Generation

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Wed, 01 Feb 2023 05:12:00 +0000

The recent shake-up in natural gas markets and their ensuing impact on energy security, and geopolitical tension, dramatically altered the trajectory of global coal-fired generation, sending it soaring to

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Researchers Exploring Ways to Expand Use of Biomass

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Wed, 01 Feb 2023 00:00:00 +0000

A resurgence in the use of biomass to produce energy is underway, in part as a way for countries to continue the transition away from fossil fuels for electricity production. Groups are working on ways to burn

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Floating Nuclear Power Buoyant on New Prospects

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Wed, 01 Feb 2023 05:00:00 +0000

In July 1968, the U.S. Army sent the world’s first floating nuclear power plant, the Sturgis, to the Panama Canal to help overcome a regional hydroelectric power plant shortage, which was driven by a severe

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Floating Nuclear Power Buoyant on New Prospects

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Wed, 01 Feb 2023 05:00:00 +0000

In July 1968, the U.S. Army sent the world’s first floating nuclear power plant, the Sturgis, to the Panama Canal to help overcome a regional hydroelectric power plant shortage, which was driven by a severe

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