Wind at work

Wind energy and job creation in the EU

Wind at work

Published: January 2009

Pages: 53

Size: A4 (210mm x 297mm)


Wind energy has come of age and more and more Europeans are attracted by the jobs created in the industry. Over the past five years, the EU wind energy industry has created more than 60,000 new jobs - an average of 33 new employees every day, seven days a week.


This report aims to shed light on wind energy’s benefits in terms of employment by looking into the tremendous evolution the sector has experienced in terms of job creation, offering an in-depth analysis of the current situation and investigating the industry’s current shortage of human resources and prospects up to 2030.

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