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.
2010-03-03 14:35 Press releaseThe Swedish Energy Agency is leading the European Energy Network
During the year 2010, the Swedish Energy Agency will hold the chairmanship of the networking body for Europe's national energy authorities, the European Energy Network. The goal is for the network to become a still more capable and inspiring partner for dialogues with the EU.
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.