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The Employment Potential of Scotland's Hydro Resource

DescriptionA study into the jobs potential from hydro, following on from a previous study for Forum for Renewable Energy Development in Scotland (FREDS).
ISBN9780755992270
Official Print Publication DateJanuary 2010
Website Publication DateJanuary 21, 2010

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Nick Forrest Associates Ltd
ISBN 978 0 7559 9227 0 (Web only publication)
This document is also available in pdf format (692k)

Contents

Acknowledgements

Executive Summary

1 Background

2 Methodology
2.1 Overview
2.2 Hydrobot® model and parameters
2.3 Scottish Hydro-power Resource Revision
2.4 Full-time Equivalent Employment Estimating
2.4.1 Turbine, Generator and Controller Assumptions
2.4.2 Pipeline Assumptions
2.4.3 Local Employment Assumptions
2.5 Industry Growth Modelling

3 Results and Analysis
3.1 Scotland's Resource Revised
3.2 Total Employment Potential
3.2.1 Geographical Distribution of Jobs
3.3 Scotland's Employment Potential
3.3.1 Sector Breakdown
3.3.2 Skills Breakdown
3.4 Growth Scenarios
3.4.1 2020 Peak
3.4.2 2025 Peak
3.4.3 2030 Peak

4 Conclusions

Annex A: Further Results