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Sweden lines up 2021 subsidy stop

Sweden should close its electricity certificate support mechanism in 2021 – bringing it in line with neighbouring Norway – the country’s trade body has said.

In Q3 2019, investment decisions for 686MW of new wind capacity were made, according to statistics from Swedish Wind Energy Association (SWEA).

Over the past year, investments in 2.7GW of wind have been made and the association predicts wind production in Sweden will increase from 20TWh to 40TWh by 2022.

Due to this level of interest, the green certificate scheme in Sweden — shared with Norway — should be closed to new projects, SWEA argued.

Read the full article from Windpower Monthly.