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Offshore Wind Farm - Emden's Dream of Producing Green Energy Could Be Dashed

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.

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One -- the Nordseewerke -- has been forced to declare bankruptcy. Made in Germany looks at the hopes and fears of the people of Emden.