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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...

2019-01-18

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Swedes eye 2030 cut-off for renewables support

The Swedish Energy Agency has proposed a rule that will bring an end to the country's electricity certificate system in 2030. The electricity certificate provides market-based support for renewable energy and has been in place...

2019-01-15

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Swedish certificate proposal ‘threatens investments’

The Swedish Energy Agency's (SEA) proposal to run the country's green certificate system until the end of 2030 could drive down prices and bankrupt early investors, the country's wind industry body has warned. Sweden’s green...

2018-11-22

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Dire prospects for Swedish investments

Investment in wind power risks falling off a cliff-edge despite turbine contracts being awarded for nearly 2.5GW in the 12 months to the end of September, the Swedish Wind Energy Association (SWEA) has warned. Turbine...