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
2013-01-15 12:38 Press releaseSEK 108 million for research into electricity and fuel from solar energy
The Swedish Energy Agency has now distributed SEK 108 million to some of the country's best research groups. "Through its unique innovation climate, Sweden has the potential to lead the next stage in the development of solar energy," says the Director-General at the Swedish Energy Agency, Erik Brandsma.