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New research shows areas where offshore wind power can be built without major damage to marine nature (syke.fi)

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Press release January 21th, 2022 Finnish Environment Institute SYKE
Areas suitable for offshore wind power have been mapped in a new study. In the best areas, the production of wind energy is profitable, but the disadvantages for both people and marine nature remain small. Suitable areas were found in all marine areas.

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New research shows areas where offshore wind power can be built without major damage to marine nature

2022-01-21
Areas suitable for offshore wind power have been mapped in a new study. In the best areas, the production of wind energy is profitable, but the disadvantages for both people and marine nature remain small. Suitable areas were found in all marine areas.
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