2010-02-12 14:20 Press releaseSweden became net importer of electricity in 2009
During 2009, Sweden was a net importer of electricity, in contrast to 2008 in which Sweden was a net exporter instead. Preliminary statistics from the Swedish Energy Agency show however that the use of electricity by Swedes was less in the year 2009 in comparison with 2008. The production of electricity also decreased in the country during the same period, which in fact contributed to the net deficit in the exchanges with other countries.
2010-02-11 14:16 Press releaseSeabased Receives SEK 139 Million for Wave Power Project
The Swedish Energy Agency is awarding a grant to Seabased Industry AB for SEK 139,000,000. The support is being provided to carry out the project entitled "Demonstration plant for renewable energy extraction from ocean waves", a full-scale wave power plant for large-scale electricity production with an output of 10 megawatts.
2010-02-04 14:12 Press releaseVindlov – new Web site for licences for wind power
A new Web site is now being unveiled by more than Swedish 15 authorities and takes a turnkey approach to the licensing process for wind turbines, Vindlov.se.
2009-12-10 14:08 Press releaseElectrical vehicle for urban traffic to receive research support from the Swedish Energy Agency
An electrically powered urban vehicle that can cover 90 percent of the daily transport needs of a commuter is the goal of a research project at Volvo Car Corporation, which is now being partly financed by a good SEK 150 million from the Swedish Energy Agency.
2009-12-10 14:04 Press releaseThe Swedish Energy Agency backing development of electrical vehicles in Trollhättan
The Swedish Energy Agency has decided to support the continuation of Innovatum's research project – the ZE SAAB 9-3 electrical vehicle. Safety and battery development are two areas having the highest priority in the next stage of the project and will be partly financed by the Swedish Energy Agency.