News Digest Item
13 Jul 2017

Wind power jobs to be moved to Portugal

Weser Kurier

Wind power company Senvion has rejected a workers’ council job recovery plan and is set to move rotor manufacturing for its turbines from the northern German city of Bremerhaven to Portugal, citing increasing international competition and price pressure, writes Stefan Lakeband for local newspaper Weser Kurier. Almost 400 jobs are affected. The company had to be significantly more cost-effective, efficient and lean to be successful in the global market, a company spokesperson told Weser Kurier.

Read the article in German here.

For background, read the CLEW dossier Onshore Wind Power in Germany.

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