Protests Force Norway To Scrap Ambitious Wind Project

Public opposition has forced the Norwegian government to scrap plans for large-scale onshore wind power development, Recharge News reports. The outlet quoted a statement from the Norwegian Water Resources and Energy Directorate as saying that the plan received 5,000 responses from the public and most of these “were critical from private individuals who do not want wind power in their municipality”. The plan that sparked these responses envisaged the designation of 13 areas on which wind farms were to be built. Now, the plan will be…