Sweden’s draft integrated national energy and climate plan
This report has been written in accordance with EU regulation 2018/1999/EU on the Governance of the Energy Union and Climate Action. The draft integrated energy and climate plan is a summary of Sweden’s climate change and energy policies and scenarios based on these. The first integrated plan is to be submitted to the Commission at the end of 2019.
Each Member State shall notify to the Commission an integrated national energy and climate plan. This is to be done by 31 December 2019, and subsequently by 1 January 2029 and every ten years thereafter. The plans shall contain the elements set out in paragraph 2 of Article 3 and in Annex I of the Regulation. The first plan shall cover the period from 2021 to 2030, taking into account the longer-term perspective. The subsequent plans shall cover the ten-year period immediately following the end of the period covered by the previous plan.
Each Member State shall also prepare and submit to the Commission a draft of the integrated national energy and climate plan. This is to be done by 31 December 2018, and subsequently by 1 January 2028 and every ten years thereafter. The Commission shall assess the draft integrated national energy and climate plans and may issue country-specific recommendations no later than six months before the deadline for submitting those integrated national energy and climate plans.
As a basis for this report, the Swedish Energy Agency was commissioned to constitute a suggestion for a draft integrated energy and climate plan. The Swedish Energy Agency reported their suggestion to the Government on November 24, 2017.