GNO Inc. is partnering with a German-based RWE, one of the largest wind energy companies in the world, to develop the infrastructure needed to support the wind power industry in Louisiana, reports WVUE News.
Training sessions will soon help thousands of Louisiana workers and entrepreneurs get involved. “They are coming to talk to a lot of our companies,” says GNO Inc. CEO Michael Hecht. “Many will see if they can expand their existing capabilities to help build wind structures.”
Wind power proponents say Louisiana is a perfect fit. Thousands of people who have lost jobs in the oil industry are well trained to build wind power structures, which are similar to offshore oil platforms. Read the entire story.