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These news and opinion items are gathered by National Wind Watch to help keep readers informed about developments related to industrial wind energy. They do not necessarily reflect the opinions of National Wind Watch. They are the products of and owned by the organizations or individuals noted and are shared here according to “fair use” and “fair dealing” provisions of copyright law.


April 4, 2020 • Germany, NorwayPrint storyE-mail story

Tyskland truer Norge med rettsak | Germany threatens Norway with lawsuit

[Norway had denied an extension to German wind developer (translate article to English)] Idag ble det kjent at Tysklands ambassadør til Norge har kontaktet statssekretær Tony Tiller i OED.-Vi ser dette som en direkte trussel om rettsak mot den norske stat, sier Kari Vik i Motvind Andøy. Det var Vik som først varslet om brevet som er dater 26.mars. —Jeg er rystet over at en ambassadør i et fremmed land blander seg inn i Norges beslutninger på regjeringsnivå. Ambassadøren, Alfred Grannas, . . . Complete story »


April 2, 2020 • NorwayPrint storyE-mail story

Ble arrestert på sin kones 60-årsdag

[Heart-sick Geir Nekstad was celebrating his wife’s birthday when six uniformed police officers stormed the house and arrested him, suspected of setting fire to an excavator in Nessadalen. For two days, he and his son had to spend the night at the police station. Today Geir tells his story. (translate article to English)] Hjertesyke Geir Nekstad skulle feire konas fødselsdag, da seks uniformerte politifolk stormet huset og arresterte han, mistenkt for herværk på en gravemaskin i Nessadalen. I to døgn måtte . . . Complete story »


March 9, 2020 • NorwayPrint storyE-mail story

Government abandons national framework for land-based wind power

On 1 March 2019 the Norwegian Water Resources and Energy Directorate (NVE) presented a draft national framework plan for land-based wind power. The framework consists of an updated knowledge base and a map showing the 13 areas that NVE has assessed as suitable for land-based wind power. The public hearing on the national framework resulted in more than 5,000 responses, including 56 from municipalities. Of these municipalities, 49 expressed their scepticism towards land-based wind power projects. Following the public hearing, . . . Complete story »


February 6, 2020 • NorwayPrint storyE-mail story

Sami celebrate amid climate concerns

Sami flags flew all over Norway on Thursday as the country’s indigenous people celebrated their own national day. The president of the Sami Parliament complained, though, that many of Norway’s new climate programs ignore Sami interests. Aili Keskitalo stressed in her New Year’s address last month that “powerful forces” have been “working against the Sami.” She went further in an interview published Thursday in newspaper Klassekampen, as she spoke out against windmills and mining that disrupt Sami reindeer herding and litter . . . Complete story »


January 24, 2020 • NorwayPrint storyE-mail story

Gravemaskin til tre millioner utbrent i vindpark: – Vi er triste og forbannet

En utbrent gravemaskin og sprengningsmatter i brann møtte arbeiderne på jobb i Frøya vindpark fredag morgen. Entreprenøren mistenker sabotasje. [subscription required] Three-million-krone excavator burned at wind farm – Contractor: “We are sad and cursed” A burned-out excavator and blasting mats on fire met the workers at the Frøya wind facility on Friday morning. The contractor suspects sabotage. Complete story »


January 18, 2020 • NorwayPrint storyE-mail story

New human rights complaint over Europe’s largest onshore wind farm

Campaigners lodged a new human rights complaint against what’s set to become Europe’s largest operating onshore wind farm – the 1GW Fosen project in Norway – over claims it could destroy the way of life of indigenous reindeer herders. The Swiss chapter of Society for Threatened People (STP) lodged a grievance under the OECD’s Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises over the impact on the Sami community of the Storheia wind plant, one of six sub-projects that make up Fosen. STP lodged . . . Complete story »


January 10, 2020 • NorwayPrint storyE-mail story

Norway court gives wind power opponent prison sentence for harassment

A man in Norway has been given a custodial sentence for intimidating an engineer from the Trønderergi company. The engineer was working for the company on a new wind farm at Frøya off Norway’s west coast, newspaper VG reports. According to the Fosen District Court judgement, the man drove recklessly and close to the engineer’s car on May 14th last year on a nearby island, Hitra. He overtook the engineer before “repeatedly braking sharply in front of her” the court . . . Complete story »


November 24, 2019 • NorwayPrint storyE-mail story

Inntekter fra norsk vind sendes til en skattefri øy i Karibien

[Revenue from Norwegian wind is sent to a tax-free island in the Caribbean (translate article to English)] I flere generasjoner har vannkraft og oljeutvinning betalt for norske skoler, sykehus og veier. Det har strenge lover og høye skatter sørget for. Men de samme reglene gjelder ikke for vindkraft. Tellenes vindpark i Rogaland er landets nest største. De utenlandske eierne betaler minimalt med skatt i Norge, men flytter likevel store pengesummer ut av landet. Vindparken eies gjennom flere selskaper i land med . . . Complete story »


November 6, 2019 • NorwayPrint storyE-mail story

Norway working on new plans to speed up wind projects after framework scheme fails: minister

Norway is working on a new licensing system to speed up the construction of onshore wind farms after a public backlash forced it to abandon a previous plan to develop the sector, Energy Minister Kjell-Boerge Freiberg said on Tuesday. Last month the government shelved a wind power framework proposed by the Norwegian Water Resources and Energy Directorate (NVE), casting uncertainty on applications for new wind farms amid an existing moratorium on licenses. The NVE stopped approving new wind power projects . . . Complete story »


October 21, 2019 • Norway, OpinionsPrint storyE-mail story

Ønsker vi virkelig at samenes kultur og fremtid skal være til salgs?

[Do we really want the Sami culture and future to be for sale? (translate article to English)] Den samiske kulturen er under press fra det norske storsamfunnet på svært mange måter. I Trøndelag er reindrifta truet av en rekke arealinngrep, og utbygging av vindkraft i reinbeiteområder fremstår nå som et alvorlig problem. Likevel har Trønderenergi i høst tatt seg den frihet å tilby penger for å ta enda en bit av naturgrunnlaget fra den sørsamiske reindrifta. NVE ga i 2014 Trønderenergi . . . Complete story »


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