Norway's wind sector, municipalities reach tax accord

Norwegian municipalities and the wind industry have long discussed how to ensure that more wind energy money benefits local communities.

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Wind power has been a contentious issue in Norway for some time, with some seeing the technology as a fine way to expand renewable generation, while others are more concerned about land usage in the country's nature.

The latter issue has led several Norwegian municipalities to oppose issuing permits for wind turbine installation.

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