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50 GW in wind planned off Sweden's coast

Applications have been filed for 50,000 MW in offshore wind expansion on the Swedish shelf, but the prospects of a huge build-out doesn't yet worry TSO Svenska Kraftnät.

Photo: Finn Frandsen

There are big plans for offshore wind in Sweden, as evident in information from transmission system operator Svenska Kraftnät. In total, applications have been filed for almost 50,000 MW with the TSO, of which the majority pertains to Southern Sweden.

Svenska Kraftnät isn't alarmed, however, as the TSO expects the build-out to happen within a time frame that makes it possible to pace the development somewhat.

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