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2019-03-20

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Sweden may be Europe’s hottest onshore wind market, but for how long?

The country expects a 200% boost in installations onshore this year, but future projects face many roadblocks. It may sound unlikely, but the hottest onshore wind market in Europe right now is arguably Sweden. In...

2019-03-15

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Dutch debut for GE onshore giant

A prototype of GE's 5MW-plus Cypress onshore wind turbine platform has started operating for the first time at a site in the Netherlands. Installation of the 5.3MW machine started late last year at Wieringermeer and...

2019-03-06

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WindEurope elects Vattenfall wind chief, Gunnar Groebler, as new Chair

WindEurope’s Board of Directors has elected Gunnar Groebler – Senior Vice President, Business Area Wind at Vattenfall – as the association’s new Chair. The Board, made up of corporate members, national associations and other organisations appointed...

2019-02-05

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Reindeer herders a ‘challenging area’ for Swedish wind growth

Swedish wind is booming – but has to find harmony with Sami populations to expand in the north, Charlotte Unger, head of industry association Svensk Vindenergi tells Bernd Radowitz. Data centres and heavy industries are...

2019-02-05

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Sweden to waive grid fees to kick-start offshore wind: MP

Scheme to end the charges could be in place by early 2020, Centre Party's Rickard Nordin predicts. Sweden’s new government this spring is likely to unveil plans for waiving grid connection fees for offshore wind...

2019-01-21

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New Swedish government could become more pro-renewables

Support by the green-leaning Centre Party could help moves to design an auction system for offshore wind: Stefan Löfven’s election in the Swedish parliament today for a second stint as Prime Minister under a Social...