Pays de Loire is once again France’s leading region for marine renewables!

29 Jun 2023

The Observatoire des Energies Marines has published its yearly ranking of French regions and Pays de la Loire has come out on top with its 2 256 jobs and €860 218 000 in annual sales generated in the region.


Marine renewables in Pays de la Loire – key figures

  • 2 256 jobs* in Pays de la Loire, making it France’s leading region for marine renewable jobs
  • €860 218 000* in annual sales, France’s top region in this respect
  • 180 full-time equivalents** dedicated exclusivement to research in marine renewables
  • Over 100 businesses working in marine renewables
  • 30ha** of port area for marine renewables
  • 500 regional, national and European R&D projects, representing over €100 million invested in the region between 2015-2020.

Sources: Observatoire des Energies Marines Figures **2022 & *2023.

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To find out more, consult the report of the Observatoire des Energies de la Mer, focus page 76 on Pays de la Loire: click here