Renewable power: Modvion installs 30-metre wooden wind turbine tower

Cecilia Keating
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EU-funded wind tower – built out of wood "stronger than steel" – will spur a number of commercial projects in Sweden, Modvion said, and marks a major breakthrough for the development of taller, lower-carbon wind turbines.

A 30-metre wooden wind turbine tower has been erected by engineering and industrial design firm Modvion on a Swedish island close to the city of Gothenburg. Modvion announced last week that the successful...

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