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Norwegian wind opponents lose court case to stop Haramsøya

A Norwegian city courts rules in favor of the Haramsøya wind farm, which may now carry on with business, while the plaintiff is ordered to pay legal expenses totaling almost a million kroner.

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Norway's Sunnmøre city court has ruled in favor of wind developer Haram Kraft A/S, which has now confirmed its legal right to continue developing a wind farm on the country's Haramsøya island, reports domestic media E24.

The wind farm's local opponents, Nei til vindkraftværk på Haramsøya [No to wind energy on Haramsøya, -ed.] failed to receive the court's support for stopping development of the wind facility and are thereby ordered to pay legal expenses totaling NOK 950,000 (EUR 88,924.75).

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