Denmark: For Every 1 GW of Offshore Wind, 14,600 FTE Jobs Secured

OFFSHORE WIND | A new study in Denmark, published on 26 June, says that every 1 GW of offshore wind set up in Denmark secures 14,600 full-time jobs.

The study, released by Danish Shipping, Danish Energy and Wind Denmark, has investigated what investments in offshore wind can create in terms of employment throughout the value chain, from production of an wind turbine turbine to decommissioning of an offshore wind farm some 25 years later.

“A decision to invest in offshore wind is not just a decision to ensure a greener energy production. It is also a decision to secure thousands of full-time equivalent jobs for Danish companies”, Danish Shipping states in a press release.

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