The world faces an energy crisis. The rising oil and gas prices constitute a threat to energy security supply while the total demand for energy is expected to grow by as much as a third over the next 25 years.
The Wind is currently the fastest growing industry within the renewable energy sector. From 2007 to 2010, jobs in wind have increased by +30%. In 2010, the wind industry employed 238,000 people. This number is estimated to reach 520,000 by 2020 according to the European Wind Energy Association.