The Swedish authorities has awarded Vattenfall AB permission to put out underwater cables for its 640-MW Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm within the Baltic Sea, the facility generator introduced on Friday.
The inexperienced gentle for cable set up comes after Vattenfall secured a development allow from the Swedish authorities in Might final yr. With the cables approval, it has all required permits in place, president and CEO Anna Borg mentioned in a LinkedIn submit.
The Swedish agency will now work to make sure the undertaking can attain profitability, with an funding choice anticipated to be taken in 2025.
Kriegers Flak requires the set up of 40 to 50 wind generators in an space between Denmark, Germany and Sweden, some 30 kilometres (18.6 miles) south of the Swedish coast, designated a Natura 2000 zone. Energy technology from the complicated is deliberate to be launched in 2028.
The Swedish authorities’s permission for the cables comes with a number of situations associated to defending the marine setting and archaeological stays on the seabed.
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