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Downing investment trust buys Swedish hydropower plants from Fortum

LONDON (Reuters) - Downing Renewables & Infrastructure Trust on Tuesday said it has completed the acquisition of eight hydropower plants in Sweden from Fortum Sweden for about 65 million euros ($78 million).

The hydropower plants in central and southern Sweden have an annual average production of 108 gigawatt hours, the investment trust said.

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(Reporting by Nina Chestney; Editing by David Goodman)