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Apple, Google, Microsoft, Amazon and Facebook are going green

Industry leaders, the big 5, such as Google and Apple are paving the way for sustainable future. All of Apple’s data centers have been powered by renewable energy since 2013. Google committed to 100% renewable energy for all operations in 2017. Since 2012, Microsoft ’s data centers have been carbon- neutral. In 2016, Amazon passed… Continue reading Apple, Google, Microsoft, Amazon and Facebook are going green

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How to Get Involved With the 2018 U.S. National Engineers Week

“Engineers Inspiring Wonder” is the theme of this year’s National Engineers Week, with events being held throughout the United States from 18 to 24 February. Activities include museum exhibits, science competitions, and mentorship programs. Kicking off the weeklong festivities is Discover Engineering Family Day, to be held on 17 February in Washington, D.C., at the… Continue reading How to Get Involved With the 2018 U.S. National Engineers Week

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Best jobs in America & UK in 2018

Glassdoor’s 2018 report New annual 2018 report ranks the best jobs in the US and UK according to a score, determined by 3 factors; number of job openings, salary, and job satisfaction rating. Data Scientist with over 4500 job openings, 4.0 / 5 job satisfaction and $105,000 median base salary ranks the best job in the United… Continue reading Best jobs in America & UK in 2018

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Renewable energy generation also causes grid frequency fluctuations

Source: Forschungszentrum Jülich In summary, the use of renewables like the sun and wind can cause fluctuations in power grids. But what impact do these fluctuations have on security of supply? To answer this question, scientists analyzed different types of fluctuations in several power grids in Europe, Japan, and the USA -- and came to surprising… Continue reading Renewable energy generation also causes grid frequency fluctuations