NEW Project manager appointed!

The Power Region has hired Viktoria Winberg as the new project manager for the project Sustainable Energy Intensive Industry. Viktoria comes most recently from the media industry where she has worked, for the past three years, as a project manager for various change management projects within the Mittmedia media group.…

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WANTED: Project manager

Following last week’s announcement on the start of a new regional initiative – Sustainable Energy Intensive Industry (HEI) – to attract international investors in energy-intensive industries to The Power Region, we follow up with a recruitment ad for a project manager… 

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Exhibitions & conferences

Conference and meetings

Spring usually means a busy time. Some exciting conferences are coming up soon and here’s where The Power Region will be available to discuss site offerings, renewable power and more – see you there! Erik Esseen – Magnus Lindgren – Stefan Stambej – Svante Andreasson

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Jämtkraft builds wind farm in Sollefteå

Regional utility company Jämtkraft, member of The Power Region, signs agreement to acquire wind energy project Hocksjön in Sollefteå municipality, Västernorrland, Sweden. The plant becomes Jämtkraft’s largest with 45 wind turbines with a potential to produce 630 GWh of renewable energy. The agreement is part of further increasing the share…

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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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