VindIn AB builds wind farm in Trattberget

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VindIn AB, which is owned by a number of energy-intensive companies in Sweden, has signed an agreement with Siemens for the delivery and construction of 30 wind turbines. The wind turbines will be located on Trattberget and Skallberget in northwestern Ångermanland. The effect is XNUMM MW per work.

- The area was early inventoried as a national interest in wind power. After two years of wind measurements and good cooperation with Örnsköldsvik municipality, local interests, Vilhelmina Södra Sameby and Svenska Kraftnät, we are now ready to build our first wind farm of a larger format, says Anders Lyberg, CEO of VindIn AB.

- We are proud and happy that VindIn has chosen Siemens as a supplier for their first really big wind power project. The project in Trattberget will also be Siemens 'largest combined onshore wind farm in Sweden and thus a very important part of Siemens' continued expansion plans in the Swedish market. We appreciate the trust that VindIn and the basic industry have shown us, says Ulf Troedsson, CEO of Siemens AB.

For the project, VindIn Elnät AB, a newly formed subsidiary of VindIn AB, will construct an 220 kV line for connection to a switchgear amplified by Svenska Kraftnät. Roads and foundations are completed under 2011. Delivery and assembly of the wind turbines commences during the summer 2012 with planned commissioning before the turn of the year 2012 / 2013.

The project is the second in a number of planned wind power projects. Since 2009, the company operates a wind farm in Skutskär with five works and a production of 30 GWh / year.

- VindIn continues to work on the development of other projects with the goal of establishing a total of 1 TWh of wind power production per year for use in the Swedish basic industry, says Anders Lyberg.

The project in Trattberget is financed by VindIns owners and Nordea.

For further information contact:
Anders Lyberg, CEO of VindIn AB, counts 070-533 68.

Åke Nyhlén, Project Manager VindIn AB, counts 070-580 52 20

Anders Heldemar, Marknad, VindIn AB, 070-555 96 17

The Swedish energy-intensive base industry is behind VindIn AB. The owner companies consist of AGA AB, Billerud AB, Boliden AB, Cementa AB, Korsnäs AB, Holmen AB, KemaNord Kraft AB, LKAB, Preem AB and Stora Enso AB. The companies' total electricity consumption amounts to about 20 TWh.

VindIn AB was formed 2006 as a spin-off of BasEl in Sweden AB. The company's business concept is to identify suitable sites and develop, build and operate wind turbines in Scandinavia, with the purpose of supplying electricity to the owner companies. The ambition is to start projects that can produce a terawatt-hour wind power in a normal year. All owner companies are also part owners of BasEl AB. Read more at  www.vindin.se and www.basel.se

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