Forester University Blog

2018 Renewable Energy Job Forecast

Where are the jobs in the energy industry? According to the Department of Energy’s January 2017 Energy and Employment report, coal and nuclear energy made up only 160,119 and 76,771 jobs respectively in the industry; while the renewable energy sector (including solar, wind, geothermal, bioenergy, and low-impact hydropower) employed 621,285 Americans in total last year.

Worse Than the Prince of Tides

Although Hurricane Irma is now history, Florida isn’t out of danger yet: hurricane season lasts through the end of November, and any hurricane that makes landfall in the US in October is likely to hit the Sunshine State. As this article notes, “Since 1851, Florida has had...

Power Plants Under Attack

It began innocently enough—a resume sent via email in Microsoft Word document format. But what transpired once power plant managers opened the files was unquestionably sinister. Authorities report that since May 2017, hackers have targeted...

Buzzed on Drones

I love drones. I own a drone. Apparently, a number of industries are loving drones, and a lot more are about to. That’s why I’m urging you to check out the new series of feature articles that ...