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.

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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.