SCA has entered into an agreement for project planning for new wind power with OX2, a wind power project manager.
The goal of the agreement is to realise around 1,000 MW of new wind power within 5 years. The estimated annual production capacity will be approximately 3.5 TWh.
Initially, SCA and OX2 have identified a small number of areas that are suitable for wind power in Norrland county. OX2 and SCA have begun to develop four projects and further areas may be considered.
“OX2 has huge experience with such projects, from the development stage to commissioned wind farms,” says Milan Kolar, head of Wind Energy at SCA.
SCA owns 2.6 million hectares of environmentally certified forest in northern Sweden. There were 324 operational wind turbines on SCA’s land, which is equivalent to around 13 percent of Sweden’s wind power production. OX2 has contributed to the development of around 12 percent of the wind power production in Sweden.