Partners in Oklahoma Panhandle Energy Project Plan for Future Wind Technician Jobs
Dec. 19, 2017
Partners in the Wind Catcher Energy Connection project—a 2,000-megawatt wind farm and transmission line designed to bring Oklahoma wind power to customers in the South—announced a partnership with High Plains Technology Center and Oklahoma Panhandle State University to help equip students for jobs in the wind energy sector. Public Service Company of Oklahoma, Invenergy, and GE Renewable Energy plan to provide $200,000 in scholarships as well as state-of-the-art training equipment and programming for students. The proposed facility would be the largest wind farm in America and the second largest in the world and is pending regulatory approval. Learn more about workforce development for the wind energy industry.