Mechtild Rothe, Vice President of the European Parliament said that wind
energy can make a real difference to employment and economies. "Wind energy
is an excellent example of how to intelligently invest in a
future-orientated sustainable economy getting thousands of people into
jobs," she said. "Especially in these times of uncertainty it is very
important that the European wind energy industry has created more than
60,000 new jobs over the past five years.