OX2 Seeks Permission to Construct an Offshore Wind Farm Under Sweden’s Exclusive Economic Zone

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OX2 submitted a permit application pursuant to the Act of Sweden’s Exclusive Economic Zone for the construction of an offshore wind farm within the Swedish Economic Zone, between the islands of Gotland & Oland.

The wind farm Aurora will be located approximately 20 km from Gotland Island and 30 km from Oland Island. The wind farm will have 370 wind turbines with a maximum height up to 370 meters. The total installed capacity of the wind farm is 5500 MW. OX2 previously applied for a Natura 2000 permit for the Aurora wind farm.

The planned wind farm will produce approximately 24 TWh of electricity per year. This corresponds roughly to about 5 million households’ electricity consumption or 17 percent of Sweden’s total electricity consumption.

This is the next step towards realizing the Aurora wind farm. It is a large part of the electricity production Sweden will need, together with the other offshore wind farms we have planned, according to Hillevi Prscar, OX2 Sweden’s country manager.

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This project is still in the early stages of development and forms part of OX2 Sweden’s project development portfolio. It amounted 11.7 GW at the end of Q1 2022.

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