2012-10-03 11:14 Press releaseNew wave-power technology doubles the energy extraction
A new type of wave-power technology will be tested next year and evaluated in a marine environment – in the waves off the coast of Norway. A doubling of the energy extraction, a balanced energy production and a halving of the electricity generation cost for wave power is the objective.
2012-10-02 11:12 Press releaseSwedish wind power reaches 7 TWh
There has been a continued increase in Swedish wind power production. Recently, over 7 TWh of renewable energy was generated over a 12-month period. This means that it would now be possible to supply all households in the County of Stockholm with electricity from wind power energy. The text has been adjusted somewhat.
2012-09-10 10:56 Press releaseContinued decrease in electricity rates
Electricity rates have continued to drop during the second quarter of 2012. In June, they had reached the lowest levels since summer2007.
2012-07-18 10:44 Press releaseSwedish Energy Agency invests in carbon credits from SoWiTec´s Uruguayan wind farm Minas I
The Swedish Energy Agency and SoWiTec have signed an agreement on 600,000 CERs generated by the wind farm Minas I, located outside the town of Minas in southeastern Uruguay.
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.