Energy storage, wind, and solar companies are recruiting coal miners for their work ethics and high-tech skills

“Struggling coal mining towns offer an abundance of highly trained workers, many of whom are eager for new opportunities and stable jobs. Mine work today requires mechanical and technical skills that are transferable to new industries, a fact that companies inside and outside the energy sector are beginning to discover in America’s tightening labor market.”…

Do pipelines really create lots of jobs?

“Whenever a large energy project is proposed, the ensuing debate revolves chiefly around how many jobs it will create. Regardless of political outlook, economists generally agree that job numbers don’t convey the value of a given project or sector. The “fundamental fallacy” of counting jobs is that all sorts of things, from government policies to…
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