Repowering – how to upgrade the renewable electricity production

Sweden is facing a massive expansion of wind power, and almost all wind turbines active today will have reached the end of their technical lifespan by 2040 – ‘repowering’ has many socioeconomic benefits in regards to grid expansion public opinion, and sustainability. What is the outlook for formulating special permissions for ‘repowering’? Moreover, could the revised renewable energy directive of the EU aid in making the permission process more effective?

Linda Burenius Magnusson

Chairman

Swedish Wind Energy Association

Kristina Yngwe

Chairman

Environment and Agriculture Committee