As a major landowner, Holmen has great potential to play its part in the expansion of wind power in areas with good wind conditions – both independently and in partnership with other stakeholders.
Varsvik wind farm
Holmen’s land in Varsvik, north-west of its paper mill in Hallstavik, is home to the largest wind farm in the Uppland region. The wind farm was built in partnership with the investment fund Eurofideme 2 and boasts 17 turbines. The good wind conditions and proximity to the national grid make this area ideal for the production of wind power.
• No. of turbines: 17 • Construction cost: SEK 650 million • Holmen’s share of the facility: 50 % • Annual production: 83 GWh • Year of construction: 2014