Windpower is a natural part of Sweden

Swedish Wind Energy is the trade association for companies working with wind power. Our overriding goal is to ensure that wind power has broad public support. Wind power is profitable, competitive and is one of the building blocks of a sustainable Swedish energy system. Wind power helps ensure a good environment for both present and future generations.

 

Framework agreement between five parties

On Friday 10th of July in 2016, five Swedish parties reached a framework agreement on future energy policy related to electricity production. The five parties involved were the Swedish Social Democratic Party, the Moderate Party, the Swedish Green Party, the Centre Party and the Christian Democrats. They jointly represent 260 out of 349 parliamentary seats – in other words 74,5 %.

The agreement includes the transition to a renewable electricity system with the target of 100 percent renewable electricity production in 2040. A new target in the Certificate System of another 18 TWh of renewable electricity productionto be built to 2030. The agreement sets the frames for the ongoing parliamentary commission, the Energy Commission, which will continue its work laying to the details with a final delivery on January 1st 2017.

The agreement in full can be found here.