Jämtkraft delivers 100% renewable energy to the grid

Arrid & dry

Regional power company, Jämtkraft, guarantees continued 100% renewable energy to their customers. Because of the extreme weather conditions prevailing since May, with only a little rain and wind, Sweden is forced to import electricity from countries with energy production from fossil fuel sources. Jämtkraft’s base since 100 years – hydropower –…

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Power failure statistics, Östersund

The Swedish Energy Market Inspectorate (Ei) supervises all national electrical grid companies and set demands on electrical power transmission to hold high quality standard without too many power failures and disturbances. All power companies must report all power failure statistics annually. Every year, Ei presents a compilation of these statistics…

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Östersund most student-friendly town in Sweden

The Swedish National Union of Students has since 1999 awarded the price “Student City of the Year” to a town or city that actively works to attract,  improve and support the students’ conditions and in doing so inspire other cities to follow. This year Östersund and the Mid-Sweden University was…

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Recent MIDSKOG article

In the recent issue of Svenska Vindkraft’s (Swedish Windpower Association) magazine, an extensive article presents the work being done by The Power Region to establish energy intensive industries in the region along with the construction of the new substation at MIDSKOG, only 30 km outside Östersund. Read the article here…

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New Re-fit site option

Kantverket – a privately owned property available for long-term lease, built in 2008, today housing a tool sales warehouse. It offers some 2450 sq.m of space at 8m ceiling height plus additional 40 sq.m office space. Located just outside Östersund city, in an industrial zone and a mere 15 min…

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New Power Region employee

As of January, Erik Esseen has been employed as Business Developer, replacing Adam Danisovic in The Power Region project. Erik is an engineer (MSc), with many years of experience in domestic and international environments. Roles include purchasing and production responsibilities, customer support, sales and marketing management, market engineer, project leader,…

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Vindkraftcentrums branschforum

På våra breddgrader finns förnybara energiresurser i form av vatten och vind och det ger förutsättningar för ny elintensiv industri. Det kan handla om datacenter, vätgasproduktion, batterifabrik, plast och komposittillverkning. Här kan energin användas vid källan.

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Midskog National Grid Substation Upgrade

The Midskog national grid substation located 20 miles east of Östersund has reached its service life and is currently being upgraded to meet operational reliability requirements and to connect even more renewable power generation. The upgraded station will be located 1 mile south of its original location.  The new upgraded area will…

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Massive Infrastructure Backbone Project Opened

Telia’s subsidiary Skanova finished the new Swedish fiber project Skanova Backbone North. The 1250 km (777 miles) long cable between Örebro, Östersund, and Luleå took 3 years to build. The total cost of more than 44 million USD makes it one of the largest investments in digitization of Sweden.

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