EDMONTON, March 18, 2016 /CNW/ -
Iron & Earth will host a news conference calling on the Government of Alberta to support retraining and renewable energy job creation for thousands of oilsands trade workers who have been laid off during the economic downturn.
The group will share details of their inaugural campaign to retrain 1,000 electricians as solar specialists, and install solar panel arrays on 100 public buildings in Alberta over the next three years.
WHEN & WHERE
11 a.m., Monday, March 21, 2016
Gridworks Energy solar training facility
6024 Gateway Blvd. (rear entrance)
Lliam HiIdebrand - Director, Iron & Earth
Randall Benson - Owner, Gridworks Energy Group
Andrew Wilde, Manager, SmogBuster industrial services
ABOUT IRON & EARTH
Unemployed oilsands tradespeople want to work, and are committed to helping build Canada's renewable energy sector. Iron & Earth is a member-driven grassroots non-profit that represents these workers.
SOURCE Iron and Earth
For further information: about Iron & Earth contact: Lliam Hildebrand, Iron & Earth, (778) 771-0852, [email protected], http://www.ironandearth.org/