The Swedish Energy Agency works for a sustainable energy system, combining ecological sustainability, competitiveness and security of supply.
For a more efficient energy use, the Agency supports the development and dissemination of knowledge targeted at households, industry, and the public sector.
The Agency finances research for new and renewable energy technologies, smart grids, and vehicles and transport fuels of the future. The Agency supports commercialization and growth of energy related cleantech.
With the aim of attaining energy and climate objectives, the Agency participates in international collaboration and manages instruments such as the EU Emission Trading System and the Electricity Certificate System. The Agency also provides energy system analysis, energy forecasts and official energy statistics.
The Swedish Energy Agency is subordinate to the Ministry of the Environment and Energy, and regulated by the Government through the instruction and annual appropriations directives. Parliament and the Government decide on the assignments and budget of the Agency.
2018-02-08 16:00International energy ministerial meetings in Öresund regionSustainabilityIn May 2018, Sweden, the EU and the Nordic countries will together host major energy ministerial mee...
2018-02-07 11:15 Press release146 million to Northvolt’s pilot plant in VästeråsInnovations, R & DThe Swedish Energy Agency has granted funding of up to SEK 146 million to Northvolt Lab's planned pi...
2018-02-02 10:27Flying start for the first investment in new industry venture (The Industrial Leap)Innovations, R & DThe first decision in the Swedish Government's long-term venture The Industrial Leap, which the Swed...
2018-01-12 14:12Human, Energy Systems and Society – First callInnovations, R & DThe Swedish Energy Agency announces grant funding of SEK 60 million within the framework of the five...
2017-11-30 14:06Continued electricity surplus and export for 2016Facts and figuresDuring 2016 electricity consumption increased in Sweden for the second year in a row. However, elect...