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Norwegian industry fears wind halt in 2022 due to few projects

Despite several years of wind power booming in Norway, the number of new projects is starting to diminish.

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Things are starting to quiet down in the Norwegian wind industry. As of 2022, there won't be many new projects underway, according to a report by the Norwegian Wind Energy Association (NORWEA) writing that only Ytre Vikna has a concession to build following the end of 2021, while the project portfolio is starting to get empty.

And if no more projects are started, it might end up with a "ketchup effect" at the end of the decade, when many projects must suddenly be realized after having started post-2022, says NORWEA special consultant Andreas Thon Aasheim to domestic media E24.no.

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