Country:Sweden
Year:2002
Policy status:In Force
Date Effective:2002
Policy Type:Economic Instruments>Market-based instruments>Green certificates, Information and Education, Economic Instruments>Fiscal/financial incentives>Tax relief
Policy Target:
Legal References:Energy Policy Bill:
Description:

On 21 March 2002, the Swedish Government presented its Energy Policy Bill "Co-operation for a Secure, Efficient and Environmentally-Friendly Energy Supply" (2001/02:143). This report, approved by Parliament on 11 June 2002, re-affirmed the countrys established energy policy objectives. The energy policy decision contained measures designed to encourage more efficient energy consumption through the rationalisation of existing policy measures and the dissemination of knowledge at the national and regional levels. The decision also announced a new method to promote environmentally-friendly and renewable electricity production through a quota-based trading program for green electricity certificates.

Related policies:An integrated climate and energy policy framework: "A sustainable energy and climate policy for the environment, competitiveness and long-term stability"

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