With renewable energy sources and digital technology transforming this sector, many careers have a strong focus on the delivery of green power to customers. The industry focuses on managing infrastructure such as power stations, most notably generating electricity using renewables. Where it was once fossil fuels as the main source of power generation, renewable energy is the future.

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Roles within this pathway focus on creating innovative solutions to sustainability challenges that meet the needs of today’s society, while preserving opportunities for future generations. Deep technical expertise has to be displayed when addressing environmental, health, safety, risk and social issues.

In this pathway, energy and power is used in a safe, efficient, environmentally-friendly manner. Improving energy storage and power generation devices to increase their capabilities, and developing alternative fuels and energy harvested from renewable sources (ultimately to decrease cost for the consumer) is of paramount importance.

Telecommunications consists of companies that transmit data in words, voice, audio, or video across the globe. Telecom equipment, telecom services, and wireless communication are the three basic sub-sectors of telecommunications. Telecoms has become increasingly focused on video, text, and data, as opposed to voice.