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New wind technology laboratory dedicated at TEC-SMART

Facility to help train students for clean energy jobs

Jason Bloomington, instructor for HVCC Electrical Construction and Maintenance, talks with juniors from Ballston Spa High School about how a wind generator works after Tuesday's dedication ceremonyat the GE Wind Technology Lab.
Photographer: Marc Schultz
Jason Bloomington, instructor for HVCC Electrical Construction and Maintenance, talks with juniors from Ballston Spa High School about how a wind generator works after Tuesday's dedication ceremonyat the GE Wind Technology Lab.
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A new wind technology laboratory containing a giant General Electric wind turbine was dedicated Tuesday at Hudson Valley Community College’s TEC-SMART classroom and training center. Before the dedication, more than 100 high school students and regional educators heard a panel discussion about the growing green energy field and job opportunities in it. The wind technology lab was dedicated to GE, in recognition of its donation of two wind turbines — including the mammoth 1.5-megawatt model ...

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SchenectadyScott
October 19, 2011
10:04 a.m.

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Hmmmm....how come no mention of SCCC and their Alternative Energy program Degrees for training...Wind, Solar, and Storage Battery? I guess HVCC has the training facility needed for the demand for technicians in this new emerging field, not SCCC. This is one heck of a facility dedicated to GE! Very impressive indeed.

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