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2010-09-23 16:04 Press releaseEnergy Outlook 2011 – New Nordic Energy ConferenceIn March 2011, the Swedish Energy Agency's new conference, Nordic Energy Outlook, will take place in Gothenburg. Attendees will come from the energy authorities of the Nordic countries as well as from industry stakeholders, research institutes and other participants from the Nordic countries and gather together in one of Northern Europe's largest energy conferences.
2010-08-24 15:41 Press releaseThe short-term prognosis of the Swedish Energy Agency: Sweden can have large electricity exports in the year 2012If the year 2012 is a normal year for hydroelectric power and nuclear energy, Sweden may end up exporting around 11.5 TWh of electricity, according to the Swedish Energy Agency's new short-term prognosis. The prognosis also shows that the electricity production of wind power will double and nuclear power can likewise be expected to increase its production.
2010-05-17 15:13 Press releaseLower emissions in the wake of the recessionThe 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.
2010-04-16 14:46 Press releaseRecord large expansion of renewable electricity in the electricity certificate systemDuring 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.
2010-02-12 14:20 Press releaseSweden became net importer of electricity in 2009During 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.
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