According to the New York Times, "Saudi Arabia aims to invest up to $7 billion to develop seven new solar plants and a big wind farm". The country is planning for renewables share as much as 10 percent of its power generation by the end of 2023. The government signed this week a contract… Continue reading Saudi Arabia is plowing money into renewable energy. Developers are watching!
“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
The Tesla big battery has shifted from showing off its different capabilities and is now in the business of making money for its owners. Last week’s heatwave and price gyrations presented the… Source: Tesla big battery moves from show-boating to money-making
South Australia and Tesla already delivered the world's biggest battery. Now they want to build the world's largest virtual power plant. They want to use people's homes as a way to generate energy for the South Australian grid. According to AFP, Tesla said in a statement that "the virtual power plant would have 250 megawatts of solar… Continue reading Musk will turn 50,000 Australian homes into the world’s largest virtual power plant
Energy storage, not only improves the way we generate electricity, and helps during power outages, but also, it can balance the power supply and demand immediately. Traditionally, in order for utilities to handle any extra (peak) load, or outage, they have to start extra facility which of course costs utility companies lots of money. By… Continue reading Energy storage: A “front page news” market worth $4 billion in 2-3 years
Technology has changed all of our lives. Not only accessing easy information, but "also the comfort to do almost everything online from ordering food to pay our bills." As I was skimming the web, I came across a survey of 2,000 people , published by the Independent, yesterday about the top 25 things we miss but… Continue reading what do I miss about life before the Internet? A lot!
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