Industry backs Nordic grid

September 2007
Utility Week;9/28/2007, Vol. 27 Issue 23, p26
Trade Publication
The article reports that Nordic industry leaders supported a merger of transmission operators Svenska Kraftnat, Fingrid, Statnett and Energinet. According to Swedenergy's general manager Bo Kallstrand, the Swedish government wants to push hard to persuade governments in Finland, Norway and Denmark that a merger of the four operators is the best and only way forward. Kallstrand conceded that some of the companies were lukewarm on the idea, but said the change would help improve efficiency and remove supply bottlenecks.


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