Ted Sargent is an award-winning professor of nanotechnology, a renowned author, and University of Toronto’s (UofT) vice president global. He talks to the Hindustan Times about emerging careers in nanotechnology, engineering and renewable energy science.
Why is renewable energy a good field to get into?
Renewable energy is a huge and growing area. Ten years ago solar was called alternative but we don’t call it that anymore. The solar sector has grown 30% to become a $100-billion-a-year industry. Solar is moving 1% of our global electricity demands. One hundred years from now, there will be no fossil fuels left. All of our energy needs will be met through other sources. This will be big business. Read more