What are biometrics and why do I need to submit them?

Credit to Author: Vimal Sivakumar| Date: Sat, 04 Feb 2023 12:00:04 +0000

Biometrics are the unique physical characteristics of a person that can be used to identify them. In the context of Canadian immigration, biometrics refers to fingerprints and a photograph, which may be a required submission as part of some immigration pathways to Canada (but more on that later). Typically, biometrics will be required by Immigration, […]

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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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Being Pro-Nuclear Won’t Be Enough—Here’s Why

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Tue, 03 Jan 2023 05:14:19 +0000

Nuclear energy—not just nuclear power—is seeing a burst of innovation unlike anything seen since the 1950s. While the strong momentum for the dispatchable zero-carbon energy source is promising, prominent pitfalls threaten necessary progress.

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Covering More with Less: Securing Renewable Energy Sources

Credit to Author: Contributed Content| Date: Tue, 27 Dec 2022 19:27:02 +0000

A wide range of industries fall under the umbrella of critical infrastructure, and they are all—as the name implies—critical. From energy production and water treatment to transportation and data storage, everything within critical infrastructure serves an essential purpose when it comes to the continued functioning of the nation. Unfortunately, that makes critical infrastructure sites a […]

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Fuel Cells vs. Batteries: What’s the Difference?

Credit to Author: Stephane Melancon| Date: Thu, 22 Dec 2022 16:53:55 +0000

As the world looks toward innovative technology to help reduce the carbon footprint, scarcity of resources has become a significant challenge. With no single technology being enough to accommodate the green transition, we’re seeing massive investments in both fuel cell- and battery-related technologies. Some large-scale investments include new battery technologies for electric vehicles (EVs), wind […]

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Small Modular Reactors Aren’t Difficult Nuclear Waste Generators

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Wed, 07 Dec 2022 20:26:42 +0000

Many experts believe small modular reactors (SMRs), which are generally classified as nuclear power reactors with an electrical output of 300 MW or less, offer great promise for supplying the world with carbon-free energy. Several SMRs designs are under development by companies around the world including NuScale Power, GE-Hitachi, Terrestrial Energy, TerraPower, Toshiba, X-energy, and […]

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The Tales of Battery Energy Storage System Permitting Process

Credit to Author: Janique Williams| Date: Fri, 02 Dec 2022 16:07:00 +0000

According to Elon Musk, solar and batteries go together like peanut butter and jelly. The sustainability of renewable energy relies on the deployment of energy storage systems for the storage of energy harnessed by renewable sources. The reduction in the cost to manufacture battery energy storage systems (BESSs) has catapulted the use of these types […]

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Nuclear Power Is Finally Poised to Ramp Up Again in Japan

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Thu, 01 Dec 2022 05:15:00 +0000

The Japanese have been hesitant to re-embrace nuclear power following the triple reactor meltdowns at the Fukushima Daiichi plant in 2011, but there are indications that nuclear power could ramp up again in

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