Employment in UK’s wind industry grows by 74% in three years


The number of people directly employed by the UK’s wind industry has increased by 74% from 10,579 in 2010 to the current 18,465, according to a new report,writes Edie.net.

Across the industry, up to 30% of people work in construction and installation, 25% in planning and development, 18% in support services, 16% in operations and maintenance and 10% in manufacturing.

According to a draft report, published by RenewableUK, the number of indirect jobs has also increased, with 15,908 now supported by the wind and marine industry, up from 10,555 in 2010.

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