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Renewable Energy

Wind Energy Technology graduate Steve Muleski is a U.S. Veteran and Site Manager for GE's renewable energy business. In this video, Steve talks about why he loves his job as a Wind Tech.

Let us train you for a high-tech, high-wage job in an exciting, emerging industry!

Through innovative teaching and technology, and industry and educational institution partnerships, Cloud County Community College is preparing a qualified workforce for the emerging wind industry estimated to increase 80,000 jobs by 2020. The curriculum blends on-campus, on-line and distance learning, land-lab, and field training opportunities for traditional and non-traditional students.

This educational program will produce a qualified workforce to serve the emerging wind industry throughout Kansas and the nation. Graduates of the program will possess the necessary skills to secure a position with a modern commercial wind farm operation or an industry career related to the production and utilization of wind energy.

Why choose Wind Energy Technology at CCCC?

  • Kansas ranks 2nd in the nation for potential energy production from wind.
  • Only college in Kansas approved to offer Associate of Applied Science degree in Wind Energy Technology.
  • One of only 7 colleges in the entire nation to earn the AWEA Seal of Approval.
  • One of the first colleges in the nation to offer a comprehensive Blade Repair program, complete with a state of the art Composite Lab.
  • As part of the Substation Technician program, the college has a Substation Training Lab, the only one of its kind in the United States.
  • Operating wind farm on campus that powers the college's geothermal HVAC system and also provides valuable field and safety training for the students.
  • Paid internships provided through partnerships with many leading companies in the industry.
  • Annual earnings for people working in the wind energy industry range from $36,000 - $67,000.

What you can do with a WET Degree . . .

  • Wind Technician
  • Site Assessment and Development
  • Project Management
  • Manufacturing
  • Environmental
  • Construction
  • Substation Technician




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