29 Nov '11, 5pm

WindTV: Oregon turbine training program creates opportunity: #windworks #education #jobs #ecdev

Tyrell Quantrell has found a promising career in the wind energy industry, and he found it right at home in the Pacific Northwest. Quantrell now works as a wind turbine technician, thanks to an exciting industry that with the right policies can keep expanding, as well as a local community college program developed as a result of that industry. Perhaps most of all, of course, credit Quantrell’s own hard work. His story is captured in the latest installment of WindTV, the American Wind Energy Association’s (AWEA) new vehicle to highlight how wind power works for America . Now employed by Granite Services and working on GE wind turbines, Quantrell studied at Columbia Gorge Community College in Oregon, where he received an associate of applied science (AAS) degree in renewable energy technology. “I’m very excited,” says a low-key but enthusiastic Quantrell. “I’ve got a good fu...

Full article: http://www.awea.org/blog/index.cfm?customel_dataPageID_16...

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