Energy Policies of IEA Countries: Sweden 2004
Energy Policy Review
IEA (2004), Energy Policies of IEA Countries: Sweden 2004, IEA, Paris https://www.iea.org/reports/energy-policies-of-iea-countries-sweden-2004, License: CC BY 4.0
Swedish energy policy combines strong government involvement with the judicious use of market forces. This dual approach has generally worked well, giving Sweden a reliable, low-cost and environmentally sound energy supply.
Sweden must now resolve the future of its nuclear power plants, which provide nearly 50% of the country’s electricity. The government must work with stakeholders to find a credible solution.