Coal provides affordable electricity for millions of Americans across the country – fueling our daily lives and providing the economic foundation for future generations.
Here at home, institutions like the University of Kentucky offer programs that educate students on the cutting edge, high-tech future of coal technologies. These programs underscore how modern and vital the coal industry is, preparing students for highly sought-after careers.
Students know their education will be rewarded by working to provide affordable energy for families and communities. As the video above mentions, the Kentucky coal industry paid workers more than $1.4 billion in wages in 2009.