News and press releases
2012-05-24 10:32 Press releaseNo “bad” ethanol in Sweden during 2011The owners of ethanol-powered cars significantly reduce emissions of greenhouse gases by filling their tanks with E85 rather than petrol. During 2011, the emissions of greenhouse gases for E85 were half the amount that would have been otherwise emitted if pure petrol had been used. In addition, the raw materials that are used for the ethanol are produced sustainably.
2012-04-17 10:25 Press releaseSweden close to achieving the renewable energy goal in the transport sectorThere was a significant increase in the share of renewable energy within the transport sector last year, and at present the preliminary figure for 2011 is 9.8 per cent. At the same time, the total energy use in the sector decreased.
2012-02-13 10:17 Press releaseHigh net export when energy use decreased during 2011A warm 2011 reduced the use of electricity in, above all, the housing sector. At the same time, electricity generation was somewhat higher than during 2010, which produced a surplus of 7.2 TWh that was net exported to other countries. This is indicated by new preliminary electricity statistics from the Swedish Energy Agency covering the whole of 2011.