Job retention in the British offshore sector through greening of the North Sea energy industry

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dc.contributor.author Esteban, M
dc.contributor.author Leary, DK
dc.contributor.author Zhang, L
dc.contributor.author Utama, A
dc.contributor.author Tezuka, T
dc.contributor.author Ishihara, K
dc.date.accessioned 2012-10-12T03:35:27Z
dc.date.issued 2011-01
dc.identifier.citation Energy Policy, 2011, 39 (3), pp. 1543 - 1551
dc.identifier.issn 0301-4215
dc.identifier.other C1UNSUBMIT en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/19015
dc.description.abstract For the case of the UK there are currently three ways of obtaining energy from sea areas, namely from wind, tides and waves. A methodology was developed to determine the future size of the offshore renewable industry based on the concept of employment factor, or the number of people required to maintain each unit of electricity production. An assessment was made of the decline in the number of people employed in oil related jobs in the North Sea and the gap that this could create in the UK's economy unless this pool of offshore expertise could find an alternative employment in the renewable sector. The paper will also investigate the effect of gradually transforming the UK's oil and gas sector into offshore renewables. If this was to happen by 2050 the UK offshore renewable industry could produce between 127 and 146 TWh of electricity, equivalent to around 5766% of the current energy consumption in the country.
dc.publisher Elsevier Ltd
dc.relation.isbasedon 10.1016/j.enpol.2010.12.028
dc.title Job retention in the British offshore sector through greening of the North Sea energy industry
dc.type Journal Article
dc.parent Energy Policy
dc.journal.volume 3
dc.journal.volume 39
dc.journal.number 3 en_US
dc.publocation United Kingdom en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 1543 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 1551 en_US
dc.cauo.name LAW.Faculty of law en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 1801 Law
dc.personcode 114482
dc.personcode 121017
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Law en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition en_US
dc.custom en_US
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dc.description.keywords flowchart language
dc.description.keywords Quantum programming
dc.description.keywords structured programming
dc.description.keywords while-language
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pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/DVC (Teaching and Learning)
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Faculty of Law
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Strength - Law Research
utslib.copyright.status Closed Access
utslib.copyright.date 2015-04-15 12:17:09.805752+10
utslib.collection.history Closed (ID: 3)


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