Wednesday November 3, 2021, 08.00 CET – Non-regulatory press release
OX2 has agreed to acquire from waterfall the rights to build the Klevberget wind farm in Ånge municipality, Västernorrland county, Sweden.
According to the agreement, OX2 will acquire 100 percent of the project from waterfall. The wind farm has a legally binding permit and has an estimated capacity of approximately 150 MW. It will be an addition to OX2’s Swedish project development portfolio for late wind power on land.
A group of local landowners developed the project until 2018, when the necessary permission was obtained. After waterfall took care of the project and further refined it, for example in terms of network concessions, detailed planning and supplementary inventories.
“OX2’s ambition is to begin construction of the Klevberget wind farm in 2022. We look forward to working with landowners, Sami, residents and the municipality. We want to thank waterfall because we trust that we will continue to develop this project and for its successful development so far. When OX2 establishes wind farms, we always strive to achieve a positive impact on the local area, including greater biodiversity, ”says Hillevi Priscar, Country Manager Sweden, OX2.
“OX2 has the experience and competence needed to responsibly drive this project to a realization and thus contribute to our goal of fossil-free housing within a generation. Vattenfalls the overall strategy is the same, to develop, build and operate wind power projects with about 2,000 MW in ongoing construction and about 10,000 MW under development, both on land and at sea “, says Daniel Gustafsson, development manager for onshore wind power Sweden, waterfall.
For further questions, please contact:
Acting Head of Communications OX2
+46 855 931 011
Henrik SvenssonPress officer Vattenfall
+46 70 27 111 32
About OX2 AB (publ)
OX2 develops and sells wind and solar power parks. OX2 has taken a leading position in large-scale onshore wind power since 2004 and has developed and sold approximately 2.5 GW in Sweden, Finland, Norway and Poland for customers such as Alliance, Ardian and IKEA. Between 2014 and 2020, OX2 realized more onshore wind power in Europe than any other developer. By constantly increasing access to renewable energy, OX2 promotes the transition to a more sustainable future. OX2 has operations in Sweden, Finland, France, Italy, Lithuania, Norway, Poland, Romania and Spain with its headquarters in Stockholm, Sweden. Sales in 2020 were SEK 5,201 million with an EBIT of SEK 416 million. The OX2 share is listed on the Nasdaq First North Premier Growth Market. FNCA Sweden AB is a Certified Adviser for OX2. Phone: +46 8-528 00 399, e-mail: [email protected] For more information: www.ox2.com
waterfall is a leading European energy company, which for more than 100 years has electrified industries, delivered energy to people’s homes and modernized our way of life through innovation and cooperation. We now want to make fossil-free housing possible within a generation. That is why we are pushing for the transition to a sustainable energy system through initiatives in renewable production and climate-smart energy solutions for our customers. We employ about 20,000 people and have operations mainly in Sweden, Germany, Netherlands, Denmark and that UK. waterfall owned by the Swedish state.
For more information: group.vattenfall.com
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