Norway planning 1.5 GW wind farm

Project developer Norsk Vind Energi will apply for an onshore wind project with a size that exceeds Fosén by one GW.

Norsk Vind Energis Tellenes Vindpark på 160 MW blev taget i brug sidste år. Projektet er solgt til Blackrock, mens Google aftager strømmen. | Photo: Zephyr

These days Sweden and Norway are in key focus for onshore wind. The previous November, GE and Green Investment Group decided to install the 650 MW Markbygden ETT project west of Luleå, while Statkraft, Trønder Energi and Credit Suisse finally adopted the 1,001 MW Fosén project. Currently, both projects are are about to be overtaken on capacity.

Norsk Vind Energi is preparing a 1,500 MW project. The developer has identified five cohesive areas in the Western Norwegian province of Hordaland, of which Bergen is the capital, where at least 300 turbines will be installed. This plan will shortly be send the the Norwegian energy board, NVE.

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