By providing the training that will turn 20th century blue-collar jobs into secure 21st century green-collar jobs, we’ll not only reduce our dependence on foreign energy, but also reenergize the American manufacturing sector. Americans want America to “make things again,” and this administration is committed to ensuring that we emerge as the world leader in clean energy technology and jobs.

Each of us has a part to play in a new future that will benefit our great country. As we recover from this recession, the transition to clean energy has the potential to grow our economy and create millions of jobs – but only if we seize the moment and accelerate that transition. And that bold vitality of the Alaskan spirit will make the state a leader as the nation enters a new energy frontier.

Remember – the wind never runs out, you can’t spill it on the shore and its jobs last for decades

By Hilda L. Solis U.S. Secretary of Labor.

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