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Taiwan’s ‘green-collar’ economy trumpeted as new gold rush
綠領人才鑲金邊 月薪七萬起跳

至於如何加入綠領行業?目前不少開發商為了培養人才,與台灣的大學院校簽署備忘錄合作開設課程,甚至也即將有在職進修的課程。CIP日前就牽線台大工科海洋系與丹麥科技大學合作,簽署三方備忘錄。

(自由時報記者黃佩君)

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A wind farm is a group of wind turbines installed in the same location used to produce “clean” electric power. A large wind farm may consist of several hundred turbines and take up an area encompassing hundreds of square kilometers.

Wind farms are located either onshore or offshore. Offshore wind farms are able to take advantage of more powerful and more frequent offshore winds. However, construction and maintenance costs are considerably higher than land-based wind farms.

According to the latest statistics, in 2016 over 61 percent of the world’s total energy was produced from thermal energy. Hydropower accounts for 18.6 percent of global energy, while wind power is the second largest source of renewable energy and produced 7.6 percent of global power capacity in 2016.

Denmark generates more of its power from wind than any other country in the world. As of 2015, 40 percent of the country’s electric power was generated by wind.

(Edward Jones, Taipei Times)

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