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    Offshore Wind Farm - Emden's Dream of Producing Green Energy Could Be Dashed | Made in Germany

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    Residents of Emden, a town on the North Sea, can still remember the days when the unemployment rate here hovered around 14 percent. Today it's just 6 percent. The seaport's fortunes have risen thanks mainly to off-shore wind farming. But now the town is once again facing strong headwinds as two key businesses linked to the industry are in trouble. One, the Nordseewerke, has been forced to declare bankruptcy. Made in Germany looks at the hopes and fears of the people of Emden.