These countries get the most out of renewable energy (and they’re not who you think they are).

May 31, 2019

There are many measures by which to go by when it comes to interpreting statistics and making top-lists. This is no different in the energy sector where there’s always a caveat, or you have to ask yourself what’s really being studied. Though I think we can all agree that high rates of renewable energy generation […]

5 Barriers in the Development of a Smart Grid:

May 17, 2019

1.        Electricity can be inexpensive and perhaps undersold when you consider the effects of climate change. Relatively speaking, in many countries, the cost of electricity is considered pretty low. That isn’t to say that costs haven’t been rising, or that they don’t fluctuate, but on the whole, electricity is undersold when taking […]

The long-term implications of renewable energy to the power generation landscape

May 3, 2019

11.2% of capacity in 2020 will be intermittent wind and solar power and this will have a low capacity factor and an even lower capacity credit. This means that it cannot replace base load fossil fuel or nuclear capacity on a one for one basis in terms of megawatts and a larger amount of renewable […]

Energy Career Profile: Environmental Psychologist

April 19, 2019

The way that humans interact with nature is a fascinating concept. For centuries we lived in complete harmony with nature, building our lives around it and accepting the omnipotence of Mother Nature. However, since the industrial revolution, humans have ground down nature to the point where the world is in crisis. Climate change is ravaging […]

Energy Career Profile: Botanist

April 12, 2019

Are you the kind of person who feels at one with nature? If so, how would you feel if you knew you could combine your passion with your career? People always tell you to do what you love when it comes to looking for jobs, but that is much easier said than done. Unless, however, […]

Energy Career Profile: Environmental Lawyer

April 5, 2019

The world of energy seeps into almost every other discipline you could think of. One notable crossover is that between the energy industry and the legal sphere. This is a blessing for those who are interested in both energy and the law. You don’t need to choose between the two fields, you can simply combine […]

Energy Career Profile: GIS Analyst

March 22, 2019

In today’s energy market technology is at the heart of everything. It is at the forefront of all new development and it is responsible for the incredible advances we have made over the past few decades. If you consider yourself the tech-y type and you also have an interest in energy and the environment you […]

Energy Career Profile: Arborist

March 15, 2019

Careers in the energy field come in all shapes and sizes. Whether you prefer being in a lab creating tech prototypes or out in the field, surrounded by nature, there is always a career that will allow you to embrace your passion. This week we are going to examine the important but often over-looked role […]

Energy Career Profile: Aquaculturist

March 8, 2019

Around 71% of the Earth’s surface is covered with water and someone needs to look after it. If you are fascinated by what goes on under the surface of the water then the role of aquaculturist might be the job for you. Aquaculturists are vital to maintaining the health of our marine life and ensuring […]

Energy Career Profile: Horticulturist

March 1, 2019

There are few things on earth more pleasing to behold than natural beauty. This could come in the form of a lush meadow, a verdant fjord, a jungle filled with tropical flowers, or just about any other landscape you could think of. But, no matter how powerful and creative Mother Nature may be, she could […]

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