EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: Portugal
Region: Grande Porto; Norte; Continente
Location of affected unit(s): Boavista


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of machinery and equipment n.e.c.
28.11 - Manufacture of engines and turbines, except aircraft, vehicle and cycle engines
Number Employed: 1500

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 09-12-2021
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 01-04-2022
Planned Job Creation: 130

Additional Information

Enercon, the German wind turbine manufacturer, will open a new branch in Boavista, a city of Porto and recruit 130 skilled workers from different areas: finance, wind engineering, research and development, global purchasing, IT, logistics, project management, sales and after-sales. The branch is scheduled to open in the second quarter of 2022. Enercon has been in Portugal for 10 years and is considered a market leader company, with 52% of wind energy installed in Portugal.