Sweden says no to taller wind turbines

A rejected application to build taller wind turbines may be the fatal blow for two of Statkraft's projects.

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Two wind farms projects are being put on pause and will perhaps be abandoned altogether in Sweden, because local authorities have rejected applications to install up to 220 meter wind turbines, reports Reuters.

Swedish Statkraft has developed the projects Ogonfagnadan and Bodhogarna in region. The project in question is a new project at 200 MW and one upgrade project in which older turbines with a total installed capacity at 99 MW need replacing with newer, higher turbines.

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