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The Cybersecurity Workforce Shortage: Causes and Solutions

Nov 30, 2023 - Emily Newton

Many industries are grappling with labor shortages today. While the problem is near-universal, it’s a bigger issue in some sectors than others. The cybersecurity workforce shortage is more pressing than most. Cybercrime is skyrocketing as…

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Biogas Production Methods, Explained

Nov 29, 2023 - Ellie Gabel

As circular economic practices wash over the energy industry, waste-to-energy models are becoming increasingly popular. Environmental advocates want cleaner power while holding companies accountable for not letting any of the resources they create go by…

Hurricane-Proof Homes: 10 Easy DIY Upgrades

Nov 28, 2023 - Emily Newton

Understanding the importance of hurricane-proof homes is crucial for anyone living in areas susceptible to these destructive natural events. They can cause severe damage to property and loss of life. DIY upgrades for hurricane-proofing is…

What are Tidal Energy Farms?

Nov 27, 2023 - Ellie Gabel

While solar and wind energy have made significant strides, the search for consistent, reliable, renewable energy sources continues. Tidal energy farms are emerging as a promising solution, harnessing the rhythmic power of the ocean’s tides…

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Flow Batteries Can Power the Clean Energy Transition

Nov 26, 2023 - Ellie Gabel

Flow batteries could be the future. What makes them so revolutionary? More importantly, why isn’t anyone using them?

The Power of Building Automation Systems

Nov 26, 2023 - Ellie Gabel

Architecture and engineering have converged to create a paradigm shift in how people design, construct and inhabit our built environments. Central to this transformation is the emergence of Building Automation Systems (BAS), often referred to…

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6 Types of Smart Grid Technology

Nov 25, 2023 - Emily Newton

Smart grid technology is transforming the world’s energy infrastructure. What are the six main types of tech in next-gen grids?

Is Computer-Integrated Manufacturing the Industry’s Future?

Nov 24, 2023 - Emily Newton

The manufacturing industry is rapidly embracing new technologies. Industry 4.0 is in full swing, and the sector’s technological evolution is far from over. Computer-integrated manufacturing promises to take these current trends to new heights. What…

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Top 6 Waste-to-Energy Technologies and Innovations in 2023

Nov 24, 2023 - Ellie Gabel

Waste-to-energy technologies may be one of the many answers to fossil fuels. Renewable energy discussions often highlight solar panels and wind turbines. However, WTE is another powerful contender in the conversation. All renewable energy generation…

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Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure Needs to Improve

Nov 23, 2023 - Emily Newton

Why is electric vehicle charging infrastructure such an issue in North America? Here’s a look at the problem — and how we can fix it.

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Are Floating Solar Panels Worth It? 6 Pros and Cons

Nov 22, 2023 - Ellie Gabel

Are floating solar panels a viable renewable energy solution? It’s possible, in the right circumstances. Here are the pros and cons.

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Data Mining Techniques: Top 8 for Efficiency and Visibility

Nov 21, 2023 - Ellie Gabel

Data mining is ubiquitous nowadays, as every store and employer asks for copious amounts of your data. A handwritten survey differs from the more discreet methods employed by websites and social media platforms. These data…