SWEDEN RENEWABLE INCENTIVES

The Kingdom of Sweden promotes renewable electricity through a quota system, tax regulation mechanisms and a subsidy scheme. In Sweden, tax exemptions are the main incentives to support renewable heating. The main incentive for renewable energy use in transport is a tax exemption for biofuels. SWEDEN RENEWABLE INCENTIVES

In Sweden, the grid operator is obliged to connect electricity generation systems to the grid, transmit electricity and expand the grid. Renewable energy is not given priority. Companies operating a district heating network are obliged to negotiate terms to connect a heating plant. If no agreement can be met, the operator of district heating network shall grant a regulated grid access to this heat generation plant.

Concerning policies promoting the development, installation and use of RES-installations, there is a grant for research and development in the field of wind energy.

ELECTRICITY

Support schemes

The Kingdom of Sweden promotes renewable energy through various incentives, the most important of them being the quota system, which is based on a certificate trading system. Furthermore, tax regulation mechanisms and a subsidy scheme have been introduced.

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Grid issues

In Sweden, access of electricity from renewable sources to the grid is subject to the general provisions laid down in the Electricity Act. According to these statutory provisions, the grid operator shall hold a licence, which obliges him to connect electricity generation systems to the grid, transmit electricity and expand the grid. Renewable energy is not given priority. SWEDEN RENEWABLE INCENTIVES

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Policies

Concerning policies promoting the development, installation and use of RES-installations, there is a grant for research and development in the field of wind energy.

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HEATING AND COOLING

Support schemes

In Sweden, tax exemptions are the main incentives to support renewable heating.

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Grid issues

The Act on District Heating establishes rules for the operation of district heating networks, for example on the pricing of heat. It also sets out provisions on the connection of heating plants to the heating network. SWEDEN RENEWABLE INCENTIVES

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Policies

Concerning policies promoting the development, installation and use of RES-installations, there is a grant for research and development in the field of wind energy.

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TRANSPORT – MOBILITY

Support schemes

The main incentive for renewable energy use in transport is a tax exemption for biofuels.

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