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Norway tightens requirements for new wind farms

The government has presented its proposal for tighter demands on new wind farms. Going forward, construction of such in Norway must commence no later than two years after obtaining the permit.

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After a halt on new wind projects that's lasted nearly a year and a half, now the first steps are taken in opening up to new permits for Norwegian wind farms.

The country's government has just presented its proposal for a great number of tightenings in the permit process.

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