Nordisk Vindkraft has constructed a wind farm of 29 turbines in Åmliden, close to Malå in the county of Västerbotten, Sweden. It is situated in the forest on the Åmliden peak. Its location is favorable with few conflicting interests and the wind farm has been erected with minimal environmental impact. The area is designated as being of national interest for wind power.
The project obtained its permission in accordance with “Miljöbalken” (The Environmental Act) on April 19, 2010. Construction commenced in 2011 and started operating in November 2012.
The Âmliden project is the sixth wind farm project that Nordisk Vindkraft has successfully developed in Sweden. Åmliden will power approximately 25,000 Swedish households.
The combined contribution of Project will generate the total amount of 26100 Credits throughout the lifetime of the project.
The Credits generated by this Åmliden Project will be assigned to citizens willing to contribute to climate change mitigation to offset their Personal Environmental Footprint, and be part of a global movement to fight now climate change.
Credits account the compensation effect of the temperature rise generated by the reduction of greenhouse gases emissions and/or the reduction in heat absorption by changes in physical properties of the use of land in specific projects.