Vattenfall Starts Swedish Wind Farm to Power 18,000 Homes

Vattenfall AB, the Swedish utility, started a 500 million-kronor ($75.9 million) wind farm in the country’s south that will generate enough electricity to power about 18,000 homes.

The Hjuleberg wind farm comprises 12 turbines of 3 megawatts each, the Stockholm-based company said in a statement on its website. Sweden had more than 4 gigawatts of wind energy installed at the end of last year, from about 3.5 gigawatts at the end of 2012, according to the European Wind Energy Association.

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