Energy Diary

A grid snowed in


Jokkmokk, Sweden • Messaure Power Station

Sweden relies heavily on hydro-electricity; 1 900 plants across the country generate more than 50% of supply. Several of the largest dams are located in remote northern areas, meaning power lines are exposed to harsh weather throughout much of the year.

 © Simon Eliasson

© Simon Eliasson

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