Posts Tagged ‘Sweden’

In Sweden, wind farms and warplanes battle for airspace

Several wind farm projects in Sweden are under threat due to the government's decision to reserve more airspace for its armed forces, according to two companies and an industry lobby group. FILE PHOTO: Windmills are seen in the “Dan Tysk” wind park of Swedish energy company Vattenfall and Stadtwerke Munich , located west of the […]

Google, Ikea Nordic Wind-Power Crush Comes Too Soon for Sweden

The quest to supply everything from data server halls, insurance companies to large furniture stores with green electricity has flooded the Nordic region with wind power and crashed a $100 million renewable-certificates market. Ikea Group , the growth in renewable energy has been faster than Sweden and Norway expected. View full post on Wind Power News

Aquila Capital acquires another large wind project in Sweden

Aquila Capital has announced the expansion of its renewable energy portfolio in Scandinavia with the acquisition of a further wind project in Sweden. The wind park will have an installed capacity of 64.8 MW once it is connected to the grid in 2018. View full post on Wind Power News

Fortum to build more wind power in Sweden

Fortum and SkellefteA Kraft, a Swedish energy company, will build the fourth phase of the Blaiken wind farm in Sweden consisting in total of 9 wind turbines. SkellefteA Kraft will be responsible for the investment of six of the turbines while Fortum will invest in three turbines. View full post on Wind Power News

Sweden dwarfs Norway in new wind power, but not for long

Norway has lagged neighbour Sweden in attracting wind power projects but planned changes to tax rules are expected to lure investors back. Norway and Sweden launched a common renewable support scheme in 2012, the first of such kind in the world, to boost output from green energy sources, such as wind, solar and biomass, by […]

Energy consumption at 30-year low in Sweden

Energy-consumption levels have not been this low since 1986. The warm weather is one explanation, but the weak economy in Europe has also played a part. View full post on Wind Power News

EON Plans Hundreds of Megawatts of Wind Power in Norway, Sweden

EON SE plans to build hundreds of megawatts of wind power in Norway and Sweden, where costs for developers are lower than other European countries. View full post on Wind Power News