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Renewable electricity with green certificates Reference No.: Fact sheet M2006.24

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The vision in Swedish energy policy is that the country will obtain all its energy from renewable energy sources in the long term. The continued transformation of the energy system and high security of supply are two important reasons to promote electricity production from renewable energy sources in Sweden. The most important policy instrument in promoting renewable electricity production is the electricity certificate system that was introduced in 2003.