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2020 CAPER Research Proposal Solicitatio...

Research solicitations are intended for members of CAPER to form collaborative teams and submit research proposals that are consistent with the mission for CAPER which is to advance, develop and promote research related to the reliable and efficient management of the power grid, including modeling and analysis techniques for generation, transmission and distribution planning and […]

A Look at IEA’s New Global Energy Foreca

A Look at IEA’s New Global Energy Forecast Stephen Eule The International Energy Agency (IEA) just released its latest global energy forecast, the World Energy Outlook 2018 (WEO2018). Although IEA provides three different scenarios—the Current Policies, New Policies, and Sustainable Development Scenarios—we’ll focus on its mid-range “New Policies Scenario,” which includes current policies and expected or announced […]

The 6 Best Youtube Channels for Engineer...

Provided By: NewEngineer.com The 6 Best Youtube Channels for Engineers 16 May 2019 There’s no denying that YouTube has a massive influence on how information is consumed for the modern day generation. From individuals to large corporations, many use the YouTube platform to offer opinions, education, stories and insights to grow their audiences. If you’re […]

More women are starting careers in engin...

More women are starting careers in engineering – but it still isn’t enough By Ella Hendrix 12 September 2019 Recently, more and more attention has been paid to the gender imbalance in industries that have traditionally been very male-dominated. Engineering is no exception to this rule. In the past, engineering has been associated with technical, dirty […]

Is Energy Engineering a Good Career Choi...

Is Energy Engineering a Good Career Choice? By Dean McClements 08 August 2018 Energy engineers are tasked with the overall reduction of existing energy consumption and the improvement and development of technologies to produce energy more efficiently. All the subfields of energy engineering have this underlying theme. As such, an energy engineer is an optimiser and […]

Switching to electric vehicles could sav...

Switching to electric vehicles could save the US billions, but timing is everything… Charging six cars at once is fine. Charging 60 million might be a bit tougher. Nadya Kubik/Shutterstock.com F. Todd Davidson, University of Texas at Austin; Dave Tuttle, University of Texas at Austin; Joshua D. Rhodes, University of Texas at Austin, and Kazunori […]

How Much Does It Cost To Charge An Elect...

How Much Does It Cost To Charge An Electric Car? MARCH 12, 2018 / Written by: Vernon Trollinger Electric vehicles (EVs) are steadily coming into their own on American roads. In 2017, EV’s were the 24th best selling car in the US, with 199,826 vehicles sold. With cars and transportation eating up a big chunk of your annual income, many […]

3 Most Common Misconceptions Around Nucl...

Setting the Record Straight on the 3 Most Common Misconceptions Around Nuclear Energy BLOG CLIMATE MARY LOVE September 18, 2019 SHARE THIS Facebook Twitter LinkedIn   If you are following the news, you have probably seen more climate issues in the headlines, on social media and even on television shows. Most recently, the Democratic presidential debates […]

How Much Trick-Or-Treating Would It Take...

How Much Trick-Or-Treating Would It Take To Power Your Halloween Decorations? OCTOBER 22, 2018 / Written by: Josh Crank We’ve tried to calculate how much sweat and human effort it would take to charge a smartphone, brew a pot of coffee and even power a refrigerator. But this whole time, we’ve been making grownups do all the work. What better time […]