- An offshore windfarm with 100 turbines could become reality south of the island of Öland.
- But the project needs to pass an environmental permit process since the long-tailed duck and the critically endangered Baltic harbour porpoise inhabit the area.
- German company RWE, in charge of the project, believe they have a good chance of getting the permit to build a windfarm.
Related stories from around the North:
Canada: Tarquti Energy, Hydro-Quebec deal important step towards green energy for Nunavik, Inuit leaders say, Eye on the Arctic
Iceland: Iceland’s wind power working group calls for input from public, municipalities, Eye on the Arctic
Norway: Will the green transition be the new economic motor in the Arctic?, Eye on the Arctic
Sweden: Wind power to be expanded to all of Sweden, Radio Sweden
United States: Alaska’s Northwest Arctic Borough gets $2 million tribal energy grant, Alaska Public Media