Kentucky program retrains miners for energy efficiency jobs (Yes! Magazine)

By 2013 the number of coal jobs in Kentucky declined to 12,550—-the lowest since the state started recording the figure in 1927. By August 2018, the number had dropped about 50%, to 6,238.

A number of organizations are trying to retrain miners for other professions. I wrote about a small-scale program in eastern KY that’s retraining miners for energy efficiency jobs.

Read the story at Yes! Magazine.