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ECN publication
Renewable energy employment effects in the EU and the Member States - Methodology Report
Published by: Publication date:
ECN Policy Studies 19-12-2017
ECN report number: Document type:
ECN-E--17-076 ECN publication
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To compare the socio-economic impact of RES deployment between EU Member States, ECN has developed a uniform approach to convert expenditures on investments (CAPEX), maintenance and exploitation (OPEX) of RES capacity, into full-time equivalent employment (FTEs). The methodology takes into account the effects of production and trading of equipment and biomass feedstock, and also considers the differences in characteristics of economic sectors (e.g. labour costs) between Member States.

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