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Nuclear energy is noted as the largest carbon-free contributor to the power grid in the U.S. To date, it has struggled when competing with low-priced natural gas and without the support of RPS programs, especially compared to other renewable energy sources. Nuclear power provides balancing and reliability benefits that other technologies (including solar and wind… Read more »

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Looking to prepare for some tough interview questions to make sure you stand out from the crowd? Here’s a good one. Do you think solar energy will (or even can) keep growing? Solar power is a hot topic in the energy industry these days. The technology is constantly evolving, and more states and cities are… Read more »

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The rapid pace of modern technology has moved the power generation industry forward in leaps and bounds in recent years. But no other technological advance has had quite the same level of impact for energy companies than artificial intelligence, or AI. Having experience or knowledge about how AI directly effects the work you do daily… Read more »

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Hiring can be a very stressful experience for companies who know that their success depends on their ability to staff their workload. To thrive in today’s high demand energy industry, you need flexible access to experienced engineering and IT professionals.  Experts who can maximize the safety, performance, and reliability of your facilities – and maximize… Read more »

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There are many dramatic changes taking place to energy policy in the United States in recent years. But it’s pretty plain to see that energy storage is positioned to have its biggest year yet. As utilities plan to decarbonize their systems, many see the current boom in natural gas generation as a “bridge” to a… Read more »

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When you’re preparing for an interview in the energy industry, you need to be ready to talk about microgrids. The renewable energy industry has seen substantial growth in recent years, but there is some hesitation from utilities to rely entirely on technologies such as solar and wind power for one important reason – reliability. Microgrids… Read more »

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Finding a job that meets your needs is as important as an employer finding a candidate that meets their needs. That goes for the role, the compensation, and increasingly so the flexibility as well. But finding a power generation job that is flexible in the ways you need most can be a challenge if you… Read more »

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The energy industry is undergoing significant changes in recent years. Renewables have become increasingly appealing and affordable to both utilities and consumers alike. In fact, residential solar economics have become increasingly attractive across the country due to dropping installation costs and rising retail electricity.  That’s where the concept of grid parity comes into play. Residential… Read more »

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An interview is more than just an opportunity to tell a prospective employer how great you are. The conversation should be a two-way street. The hiring manager is trying to get a good feel for who you are as a person and as an asset to their company. You should also be learning about the… Read more »

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If you are at a crossroads in your career, and you like many people today are challenged to find work that is both fulfilling and rewarding, nuclear may be the perfect fit for you. Here’s why. Tackle Big Issues Nuclear power has tremendous potential to be part of the solution to climate change. Nuclear energy… Read more »