2012-04-17 10:25 Press releaseSweden close to achieving the renewable energy goal in the transport sector
There was a significant increase in the share of renewable energy within the transport sector last year, and at present the preliminary figure for 2011 is 9.8 per cent. At the same time, the total energy use in the sector decreased.
2012-04-13 10:22 Press releaseEnergy-efficient lighting for streets and offices
Today, the demands for energy efficiency and lighting qualities for high-pressure sodium lamps, metal halogen lamps and certain kinds of fluorescent strip lighting are becoming increasingly strict. In 2015, the demands for street and office lighting will become even stricter.
2012-03-14 10:20 Press releaseInvestments in energy efficiency improvements have a major impact on heavy industry
65 of Sweden's most energy-intensive companies have made inventories of their energy use and decided to introduce over 700 measures to increase the efficiency of their electricity usage by just over 0.8 TWh. This is equivalent to the electricity consumption for just over 42 000 single- and two-dwelling buildings heated directly by electricity.
2012-02-13 10:17 Press releaseHigh net export when energy use decreased during 2011
A warm 2011 reduced the use of electricity in, above all, the housing sector. At the same time, electricity generation was somewhat higher than during 2010, which produced a surplus of 7.2 TWh that was net exported to other countries. This is indicated by new preliminary electricity statistics from the Swedish Energy Agency covering the whole of 2011.
2012-02-02 10:16 Press releaseELDRIVET – a project to improve electric drivetrains in vehicles
The Swedish Energy Agency has decided to award the ELDRIVET project a sum of SEK 17.9 million to develop Swedish vehicle industry competence in the field of electric propulsion.