- Several large-scale wind farms are planned in the Baltic Sea between Sweden and Finland.
- Now the Swedish Maritime Administration warns that the wind turbines may cause trouble for the planned expansion of industry in northern Sweden.
- The wind farms risk blocking the path of the ice-breakers that are essential to allow cargo ships to run in the northern Baltic during the winter.
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
Russia: Blades start spinning at wind farm in Arctic Russia, weeks after Italian operator out, The Independent Barents Observer
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