Provided by Michigan Technological University. Posted on Phys.Org
As more coal-fired power plants are retired, industry workers are left without many options. There is a light at the end of the tunnel, though.
In a new study published in Energy Economics, researchers from Michigan Technological University and Oregon State University offer hope for coal workers for high-quality employment in the rapidly expanding solar photovoltaic industry. Read more.
Photo: Joshua Pearce’s lab at Michigan Tech focuses on the accessibility of solar and 3-D printing technologies. Credit: Michigan Tech / Sarah Bird
More information: Edward P. Louie et al, Retraining investment for U.S. transition from coal to solar photovoltaic employment, Energy Economics (2016). DOI: 10.1016/j.eneco.2016.05.016