This report, authored by Annig Lehnertz (IDETA), confirms that a tidal energy installation in the Etel estuary in France, Brittany, would have a positive socio-economic impact in the region.
The greatest benefit is expected in the employment and business sector, with an increase in job opportunities and commercial activity. Section 2 lists all the businesses that are impacted directly or indirectly. The top three businesses with the highest share in the capital expenditure (CAPEX) and operational expenditure (OPEX), and therefore directly impacted, are in the following:
• Water transport
• Repair and installation of machinery and equipment
• Manufacture of machinery and equipment