Russian Military Threat Halts Giant Offshore Wind Project
Original story at CleanTechnica• 3 mentions • 3 weeks ago
CleanTechnica 3 weeks ago
February 1st, 2017 by Susan KraemerA gigawatt-scale offshore wind project near Russia’s border in the Baltic Sea had to be stopped in its tracks in December, because of a stepped-up Russian military threat in the region. (A gigawatt (GW), or 1,000 MW, is a typical capacity for a nuclear plant, so these are much bigger solar and wind projects than even a few years ago when a good-sized utility-scale solar or wind farm was just a tenth of that, at 100 MW.) The Swedish government denied the permit for the 2 GW Blekinge Offshore AB wind farm in the Baltic ...