2012-07-16 10:41 Press releaseLED and reflector lamps will now be more energy-efficient
LED and reflector lamps are now subject to ecodesign requirements. Energy marking is being extended at the same time, so that it will be easier to purchase an energy-efficient lamp.
2012-06-15 10:36 Press release23 million kronor for a smart electricity grid on Gotland
The conversion of an existing distribution network into a smart electricity grid, which can also handle large quantities of electricity from wind power – this the goal of the Smart Grid Gotland Project, which is due to receive funding of SEK 23 million from the Swedish Energy Agency.
2012-06-05 10:35 Press releaseRecord prices for fuel oil but cheaper electrical energy
During the first quarter of 2012, the price of fuel oil has reached record-high levels. District heating rates continued to increase while electrical power rates decreased across the board and were at the end of March lower than for many years, irrespective of the form of contract and type of customer.
2012-05-24 10:32 Press releaseNo “bad” ethanol in Sweden during 2011
The owners of ethanol-powered cars significantly reduce emissions of greenhouse gases by filling their tanks with E85 rather than petrol. During 2011, the emissions of greenhouse gases for E85 were half the amount that would have been otherwise emitted if pure petrol had been used. In addition, the raw materials that are used for the ethanol are produced sustainably.
2012-05-02 10:30 Press releaseA new concept for small-scale combined heat and power
Effective small-scale CHP plants that give a better level of profitability and a higher level of electricity efficiency. This is the ambition of a new research project that is being supported by the Swedish Energy Agency.