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Futurism | The Solar Industry Is Creating Jobs 17 Times Faster Than the Rest of the U.S. Economy

In Brief

Jobs in the solar field in the United States grew at a rate 17 times faster than the overall economy. This was part of a larger trend towards jobs in renewable energy and away from more dangerous, less sustainable jobs in fossil fuels.

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Futurism

China invests in Russian solar power

By Swann Bigot – May 27th, 2017

Solar panels – Source : pixabay

The Russian company Solar Systems, founded by the Chinese energy company Amur Sirius… 880 more words

Energy

Solar cell efficiency breakthrough-up to 700 percent increase


University of Wyoming researchers have found a way to substantially increase efficiency of the solar cells

Improving efficiency of the solar cells is very important to continue to proliferate the use of renewable energy and to reduce the overall cost of the technology. 133 more words

Ketan Deshpande Minnesota

Tesla now selling solar roof tiles

It seems like every week we are reading about another product line from Tesla. The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation website writes about one of the latest of its initiatives – selling solar roof tiles. 312 more words

Solar Power

The Beginning Of A New Era

These words come from a the Head of Control Room Operations at National Grid in this article on the BBC, which is entitled UK achieves solar power record as temperatures soar… 421 more words

Travel

Our View: Catching the sun

Oregon’s tax credit for rooftop solar installations is due to expire at the end of the year, but a local climate group is preparing to help homeowners beat the deadline.Rogue Climate is working to duplicate a Corvallis-based program that offers several ways to assist homeowners who want to install alternative energy systems. 6 more words

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