“the American arm of Goldwind, a Chinese wind-turbine manufacturer, announced the free training program. More than a century ago, Carbon County was home to the first coal mine in Wyoming. Soon, it will be the site of a new wind farm with hundreds of Goldwind-supplied turbines.
Goldwind sees the ex-miners as a font of the sort of technical knowledgeâ€”mechanical and electrical engineering, on parâ€”with the experience of working in difficult conditions required to run and maintain a wind farm. Adapting coal-mining skills to wind farming seemed a natural fit. â€œIf we can tap into that market and also help out folks that might be experiencing some challenges in the workforce today, I think that it can be a win-win situation,â€”
See US coal miners are training to be wind farm technicians, thanks to Goldwind, a Chinese wind turbine manufacturerYep, education, not political slogans, is the answer. Excoalminers don’t have to stick to coal mining. They can do other things. Keeping them poor and in the dark in order to further your political ambitions is a cruel joke. Wind/solar are growth industries. Why shouldn’t the poor/dispossessed in USA have opportunity rather than more poverty on their horizons?
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