Putting Coal Miners Back to Work – Through Solar Power

SOLEDAD: DRONE VIDEO OVER PIKE COUNTY KENTUCKY. YOU WOULDN’T KNOW IT FROM THESE PICTURES, BUT THIS USED TO BE A COAL MINE. JUST EIGHT YEARS AGO, 91 MILLION TONS OF COAL WERE EXTRACTED FROM MINES IN EASTERN KENTUCKY — LAST YEAR, FEWER THAN 17 MILLION TONS. IN THE SAME EIGHT YEARS, MINING EMPLOYMENT DROPPORTUNITYED FROM […]