2010-05-17 15:13 Press releaseLower emissions in the wake of the recession
The total emissions of carbon dioxide from Swedish industries and energy companies that are encompassed by the EU's Emissions Trading System was lower in 2009 than during all the preceding years since the trading began in 2005 . Data for emissions in 2009 show that the explanation for the low emissions lies primarily in the recession.
2010-05-10 15:10 Press releaseThe Swedish Energy Agency is backing efforts to create a new programme for research in energy efficient vehicles
The automotive industry is facing substantial challenges which are increasing the need for research and accumulation of knowledge. The Swedish Energy Agency has thus taken the decision to grant the research programme entitled Energy-efficient Vehicles SEK 80 million.
2010-04-29 14:53 Press releaseThe Swedish Energy Agency is granting support of SEK 1.5 million for commercialisation of composite material
Lamera, a cleantech company, is being granted SEK 1.5 million in support for the further development and market introduction of a new composite material for the aerospace and automotive industries. The material is a sheet-like so-called sandwich material produced for use by the aerospace industry for interiors, seats and serving trolleys, as well as for auto bodies in the automotive industry.
2010-04-16 14:46 Press releaseRecord large expansion of renewable electricity in the electricity certificate system
During 2009, a record large expansion of renewable electricity was recorded within the electricity certificate system. Calculations show this expansion will provide an increase of 2.2 TWh of renewable energy per year, beginning in 2010. Of this increase, biomass CHP plant capacity is responsible for 1.2 TWh and windpower for 1 TWh.
2010-03-24 14:43 Press releaseOverarching grasp of energy savings halves the energy needs in premises
Recent measurement results show that Belok's model for energy savings in premises, named Total Project, more than halves the consumption of electricity and heat, while at the same time being profitable for the property owner.