Quebec’s new immigration pilot for AI, tech workers now accepting applications

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Thu, 22 Apr 2021 20:07:09 +0000

Quebec has launched an economic immigration pilot project for foreign workers employed in AI, IT and visual effects on April 22. The five-year pilot project will allow for a total of 550 principal applicants and their family members to be selected per year. Applicants must intend to settle in Quebec to work. This program aims […]

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Self-Tuning Artificial Intelligence Improves Plant Efficiency and Flexibility

Credit to Author: Contributed Content| Date: Wed, 14 Apr 2021 03:00:32 +0000

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Flexible plant operations are highly desirable in today’s power generation industry. Every plant owner desires increased ramp rates and the ability to operate at lower loads so their plants will remain “in the money” longer in today’s competitive power markets. This goal, while laudable, remains elusive. The ADEX self-tuning artificial intelligence (AI) system allows plants […]

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Two new Quebec permanent immigration pilots open for applications

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Wed, 31 Mar 2021 17:38:06 +0000

Quebec’s Minister of Immigration, Nadine Girault, announced the official opening of the Permanent Immigration Pilot Program for Orderlies on March 31. The pilot program, which will run for up to five years, will select up to 550 principal applicants who work as orderlies annually. This program is intended to help the province of Quebec address […]

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The UK’s New Nuclear Weapons Policy Acknowledges Something Elon Musk Has Been Saying For Years

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Wed, 17 Mar 2021 18:05:15 +0000

In a recent article at The War Zone, we learn that the British government is changing the terms of use for its nuclear arsenal, and that the arsenal will be growing a bit. Among the changes is that they feel free to use nuclear weapons (when it would help) against an enemy that presents a […]

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Quebec launches 3 new immigration programs

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Wed, 03 Mar 2021 22:08:09 +0000

On March 3, Quebec announced it will launch three new immigration pilots over the coming weeks. The Ministère de l’Immigration, de la Francisation et de l’Intégration (MIFI) is opening up the pilots for foreign nationals who work in the following three sectors: food processing; health (orderlies); and artificial intelligence, information technology and visual effects. These […]

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The POWER Interview: AI, Big Data, and Efficiency

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Sun, 07 Feb 2021 18:35:41 +0000

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The increased use of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) in the power generation sector has a goal of making electricity production both more efficient, and secure. Developing ways to more quickly analyze ever-larger amounts of data is driving innovation among those people responsible for the operation of power plants and generation equipment. Many […]

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Using Data for Smarter Power Generation

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Mon, 01 Feb 2021 05:16:00 +0000

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Power plant operators continually search for ways to make electricity production and transmission more efficient. With more generation sources coming online, the use of artificial intelligence and machine

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Using Data for Smarter Power Generation

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Mon, 01 Feb 2021 05:16:00 +0000

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Power plant operators continually search for ways to make electricity production and transmission more efficient. With more generation sources coming online, the use of artificial intelligence and machine

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The POWER Interview: The Importance of AI and Machine Learning

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Sun, 31 Jan 2021 18:15:54 +0000

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Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) are becoming synonymous with the operation of power generation facilities. The increased digitization of power plants, from equipment to software, involves both thermal generation and renewable energy installations. Both AI and ML will be key elements for the design of future energy systems, supporting the growth of smart […]

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Five Reasons Remote Technology Makes Sense Even If You Never Plan to Operate Your Power Plant Remotely

Credit to Author: Marco Sanchez| Date: Thu, 21 Jan 2021 20:24:51 +0000

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The case for advanced analytics and remote diagnostics During the last 25 years significant advancements have been made in remote monitoring capabilities for power plants. A number of operations and maintenance (O&M) functions can routinely be managed remotely, and it is also becoming more common for peaking and renewable energy plants to be remotely operated […]

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