North American Clean Energy: Maintaining America’s Growing Offshore Wind Industry

Operation and maintenance of America’s growing offshore wind industry is a task that requires wind technicians to overcome obstacles not seen on land. Unique challenges on this job start with the need for experienced land-based crews to undergo offshore marine safety training. Once training is finished, the workday starts early; boats leave at 6 in the morning, with days stretching12-14 hours (including several hours of boat travel). “It takes a long time to get out there, so your sheer daylight hours are cut,” said a crew member.

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Lauren Glickman