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Careers & Skills

Wind will be the backbone of Europe’s energy system

And a homegrown energy system needs plenty of homegrown talent to thrive. If you’re looking for an exciting and challenging role and want to make a positive difference to the world – a career in wind might be what you’re looking for.

What we expect in 2030

420 GW

of wind energy capacity


Total jobs in wind energy


Direct jobs


Jobs in planning


Jobs in manufacturing


Jobs in installation


Jobs in decommissioning


Jobs operation and maintenance

There are many different paths to a career in wind.
And whatever your background, our doors are always open.

Check out the trainings and job opportunities below to get started on your journey.

University degrees to equip you for tomorrow’s energy system

Europe’s universities and academic institutes have been vital in harnessing the talent we need to deliver a green energy transition. Check out some of the university courses and degrees where you can get a head start in the energy field – and get acquainted with the world of wind.

Trainings to gear you up for working in wind

Whether it’s your first excursion into the energy area, or you’ve worked in a related field before – training courses will give you the toolkit you need for a job in wind energy. Take a look at some of our recommended course listings below.

Career paths where you can make a difference

A career in wind can come in many forms – but every role is vital to transforming Europe’s energy system. Check out the list below for job openings in the sector – where you can hit the ground running and help us fast-track the green transition.

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