Wind of change - renewables industry reveals jobs 'bonanza'

James S Murray
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New figures show employment in the wind and marine energy industry has almost doubled over last three years

Employment in the UK's burgeoning wind energy industry has almost doubled over the past three years, rising 91 per cent between 2007/8 and 2009/10 to over 10,000 full time employees. That is the conclusion...

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