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Solar jobs now outnumber oil jobs in the U.S.

Solar jobs now outnumber oil jobs in the U.S.The Solar Foundation recently published the National Solar Jobs Census 2015, its yearly update of current employment, job trends, and growth projections in the U.S.
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Apple granted another solar-related patent

Apple granted another solar-related patentTechnology powerhouse Apple was granted 53 new patents last week, and one of the new patents deals specifically with technology that is directly related to …
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Could the entire U.S. be powered by solar from just …

Could the entire U.S. be powered by solar from just … Business magnate Elon Musk is known for his roles in various aspects of technology and business — from PayPal to SpaceX — and he is …
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Did you know?

The solar energy that strikes the Earth in one hour could provide all of the Earth's energy needs for a complete year.