|Policy Type:||Policy Support>Strategic planning|
|Policy Target:||Framework/ Multi-sectoral Policy, Transport, Energy Sector, Buildings, Industry|
|Evaluation:||A progress review will be conducted in 2015 to analyse the trajectory to fulfilling the goals; actual energy balance and cost developments; as well as the climate impact in relation to the targets. A compilation of evaluations of current policy measures will also be performed. The progress review will not concern the policy’s strategic direction but may lead to adjustments to policy instruments and tools.|
The policy framework constitutes of a political response of Sweden to the EU climate and energy package for 2020. The integrated bill was passed by the Parliament in 2009 and contains two parts, climate and energy which constitutes a integrated framework for climate and energy policy.
The Swedish goals in the energy and climate area by 2020 are:
In order to achieve the target of at least 50% renewable energy by 2020, the Government has put forward a number of proposals, including the further development of the electricity certificate scheme for renewable electricity generation. General economic instruments, such as carbon dioxide tax, international emissions trading and certificates for renewable electricity are fundamental to the long-term energy policy. The economic instruments are gradually developed and exceptions limited as far as possible, taking into account the risk of carbon dioxide leakage and the competitiveness of Swedish trade and industry.
The instruments are complemented by both technology development initiatives and information and initiatives to remove institutional obstacles. The Swedish energy policy is based on the same keystones as the cooperation on energy within the EU and aims to reconcile sustainability, competitiveness and security of supply.
|Related policies:||A vehicle fleet independent of fossil fuel by 2030 , Energy Policy|
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