Country:Sweden
Year:1997
Policy status:Superseded
Jurisdiction:National
Date Effective:1997
Policy Type:Regulatory Instruments, Regulatory Instruments>Other mandatory requirements
Policy Target:Multiple RE Sources>Power
Policy Sector:Electricity
Size of Plant Targeted:Small
Description:

The guaranteed power purchase contract with local utilities supports small renewable energy projects within the liberalised Swedish electricity market. Local distribution companies must purchase all electricity generated by projects of less than 1 500 kW within their service territories. Guaranteed power purchase contracts have been incorporated into Swedens green certificate scheme since 2003.

This record is superseded by:The Electricity Certificate System

Last modified: Thu, 14 Mar 2013 12:38:15 CET