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Solar-panel installers are expected to see 104.9% job growth by 2026.

21 high-paying careers for people who want to save the planet — and also have job security

The renewable-energy industry is seeing a spike in job openings, with plenty of lucrative roles expected to be in demand through 2026.
Solar-panel installers are expected to see 104.9% job growth by 2026.

21 high-paying careers for people who want to save the planet — and also have job security

The renewable-energy industry is seeing a spike in job openings, with plenty of lucrative roles expected to be in demand through 2026.
People in Kiunga, Kenya drink water from GivePower's solar-powered desalination plant.

A solar-powered system can turn salt water into fresh drinking water for 25,000 people per day. It could help address the world’s looming water ...

A new solar-powered system can take the salt out of ocean water. The technology can supply water for 25,000 people per day.
A solar project at the Standing Rock Reservation in North Dakota.

This former SolarCity exec is trying to reinvent 2 parts of the solar business

GivePower is a nonprofit working to develop projects in underserved areas, while Loanpal is trying to ease the financing process of home solar.

California just became the first state to require solar panels on all new homes. Here’s how long it takes to make the $10,000 investment pay off...

A solar panel can add thousands of dollars to the cost of a home, but the California Energy Commission says it all pays off in the long run.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk is under fire from some of his fans for donations he made to a Republican political committee.

Elon Musk has tried to help fix these 8 humanitarian crises — here’s how he’s doing so far

We rounded up all of humanity's problems that Elon Musk has pledged to fix. He's doing a lot of good — but not all of his solutions seem to be working.

Apple is creating a $300 million fund to build solar power in China

Apple wants its parts suppliers to use renewable energy, like it does at its stores and headquarters, so it's investing in a $300 million fund along its suppliers that will invest in new solar projects in China.
A woman watches a solar eclipse.

A new report shows where our energy will come from 30 years from now — and coal is the biggest loser

Renewable energy is set to provide close 50% of the world's energy by 2050, mostly because of falling battery costs. The use of coal will decline, providing only 11% of the world's energy.

The US has added more solar power than any other type of electricity in 2018 so far — more evidence of an energy revolution

According to a new report from the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), the US solar market added 2.5 gigawatts of new capacity so far in 2018, up 13% from the first quarter of 2017.

China’s solar energy explosion reveals a dim future for fossil fuels — here’s what it looks like

China is the largest investor in renewable energy, sinking $126.6 billion into the industry in 2017. Here are a few solar megaprojects that the country has developed in the past several years.