Permissions – overcoming obstacles

Wind power will expand enough to represent a major part of the renewable electrical system. This expansion is encountering many obstacles, and faces shifting local and national interests. What actions are required to enable access to the best wind locations and opportunities to use modern technology through a flexible and legally consistent permission process?

Cecilia Dalman Ek


Governmental wind power coordinator (S)

Karin Thomasson

4:th vice chairman (Mp)

Swedish Association of Local Authorities and Regions

Tove Andersson

Partner and lawyer

Setterwalls Advokatbyrå

Ylva Lundkvist

Coordinator for local economy and conversions

Rural Sweden (Hela Sverige ska leva)

Stefan Nyström

Head of Climate Unit

Swedish Environmental Protection Agency

Peter Ardö

Head district court judge

Land and Environmental Court, Växsjö

Sarah Berwick


Department of Environment and Energy