2013-03-13 12:56 Press releaseVacuum cleaners to use less electricity and clean better
In a year's time, there will be a ceiling for how much electricity a vacuum cleaner is allowed to use. At the same time, there will be rules on how well they are to clean and how much noise they are allowed to make. These rules have been passed by the EU.
2013-03-11 12:50 Press releaseSeven years of research will lead to better batteries
The Swedish Energy Agency has allocated 205 million SEK, distributed during seven years, for a new research program to develop batteries. Future batteries will be more efficient, last longer and recycled in a better way.
2013-03-06 12:46 Press releaseMost people continue to opt for variable electricity rates
The proportion of customers with variable electricity rate contracts continues to increase and in December 2012 reached an all-time high. It is also the contract group with the highest number of customers. The share of customers with current electricity rate contracts is decreasing and is the lowest to date. This is apparent from new statistics for the fourth quarter 2012.
2013-02-13 12:44 Press releaseSEK 11 million for research into hydropower
The Swedish Energy Agency has granted a total of SEK 11 million for two projects
run by the Swedish Hydropower Centre, SVC. Within the two projects, research
will be conducted on hydro turbines and generators as well as on hydraulic
2013-02-11 12:40 Press release2012 – a record year. Highest total electricity production ever
A wet 2012 gave the third highest electricity production from hydro power ever
recorded. Wind power broke new records, at the same time as the total
electricity production and net exports reached an all-time high. This is
apparent from new electricity statistics for 2012 published by the Swedish