The emergence of the marine renewable energy (MRE) industry has not, strictly speaking, led to the creation of new professions or occupations. However, it is likely to change those for which firms find it difficult to recruit by redistributing their knowledge and skill base and restructuring the training offer. It is also likely to lead to the emergence of new dynamics of occupational development, made essential by work in a marine environment, as the occupation of wind turbine service technician clearly demonstrates.
Gérard Podevin, When wind power goes to sea : a breath of fresh air for existing occupations in Training and employment n° 117 (May-June 2015). – 4 p.