The island's hoteliers are already profiting from wind power. They're renting out rooms to fitters and technicians - a lucrative business.
But will wind power be a mainstay of the tourism industry in the long term?
For decades, Heligoland was known mainly for its red cliffs, white beaches and many Duty Free Shops. But these days, its transformation into an offshore service station for wind farms is dominating the headlines.
Three huge wind farms are being set up 23 kilometers off the island of Heligoland -- in the middle of the North Sea. So Heligoland is undergoing a revamp:
Heligoland is Germany’s only high-sea island, located in the middle of the North Sea. Until now, islanders relied on income from tourism. But the island is about to become the world’s "first offshore service island”.
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