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Renewed strategic partnership between Sweden and France
Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson and President Emmanuel Macron have signed a renewed strategic innovation partnership declaration between Sweden and France. It includes new areas such as nuclear energy, forestry and security.
Sweden taking part in several international climate transition initiatives
At COP28 in Dubai, Sweden joined a number of international initiatives to speed up the climate transition in various ways. These include a declaration to triple global capacity of nuclear energy, and initiatives for carbon pricing and climate transition in industry.
“Climate transition strengthens Sweden’s competitiveness and increases our growth”
Opinion piece of 30 November 2023 by Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson, Minister for Energy, Business and Industry Ebba Busch, Minister for Climate and the Environment Romina Pourmokhtari and Minister for International Development Cooperation and Foreign Trade Johan Forssell.
International cooperation to triple global capacity of nuclear energy
On Saturday 2 December at the UN Climate Change Conference (COP28), Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson, French President Emmanuel Macron and the United States Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry – together with heads of state and government, ministers and industrial leaders from some 20 countries – launched a declaration for strengthened cooperation in the area of civil nuclear energy.
Joint statement by Canada and Sweden on sustained engagement on critical raw materials, battery value chains and emerging technologies
The countries are working together to build economic resiliency and provide new market opportunities for Canadian and Swedish businesses. The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, and Ebba Busch, Minister for Energy, Business and Industry and Deputy Prime Minister of Sweden made the following statement.
Sweden and the United States strengthen energy research cooperation
Research and innovation promote progress in the energy sector. Minister for Education Mats Persson today signed an implementation agreement for energy research cooperation with the United States. The agreement was signed in the Reactor Hall at KTH Royal Institute of Technology, where research reactor R1 – Sweden’s first nuclear reactor – contributed to research between 1954 and 1970.
UK-Sweden Joint Leaders Statement: 19 June 2023
The UK and Sweden share historic ties of friendship and are essential allies. We have forged a strong partnership, based on shared values and in support of multilateralism and a rules-based international order. We are united in our steadfast commitment to working together for the security and protection of our citizens and to strengthen European security as a whole. This Leaders’ Statement celebrates and reasserts the enduring and extensive connections between the United Kingdom and Sweden, which benefit from the agreements between the United Kingdom and the European Union, of which Sweden is a member.
Swedish Presidency accomplishes a great deal in the areas of business and energy
We are four months into the Swedish Presidency of the Council of the EU, and good progress has been made in achieving the energy transition and enhancing long-term growth and productivity in the EU. In parallel, negotiations on EU legislation are ongoing – several agreements have been made, including with regard to the European Chips Act and the Renewable Energy Directive.
Ebba Busch to chair Transport, Telecommunications and Energy Council in Brussels
EU energy ministers will gather on 28 March under the leadership of Minister for Energy, Business and Industry Ebba Busch. The Transport, Telecommunications and Energy Council (TTE) is expected to adopt a general guideline on the gas and hydrogen package. The aim is to increase the use of renewable and low-carbon gas in the EU’s energy system, while the use of natural gas decreases.
Ministerial statement on the Commission’s proposals on electricity market design
Statement from Minister for Energy, Business and Industry Ebba Busch.
Ebba Busch and Andreas Carlson to receive EU energy and transport ministers for informal meeting
On 27–28 February, Minister for Energy, Business and Industry Ebba Busch and Minister for Infrastructure and Housing Andreas Carlson will host an informal meeting of EU ministers in Stockholm. On the agenda are discussions on the future of energy and transport in the EU.
European Council discussed Ukraine, energy and external relations
Immediate and long-term support to Ukraine was on the agenda when EU leaders met in Brussels on 15 December. They also discussed the EU’s response to the energy crisis and EU-US relations. On 14 December, the first-ever summit between the leaders of EU and ASEAN member states was held. Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson represented Sweden.
Sweden increases its engagement in the Clean Energy Ministerial to accelerate the industry transition
Sweden is joining the Industrial Deep Decarbonisation Initiative (IDDI), whose aim is to accelerate the green industry transition.
Sweden leads transition to fossil-free Europe by 2050
What is needed for the EU to achieve net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050? This question was the focus of a seminar at the Permanent Representation of Sweden to the European Union on 4 June, attended by Swedish experts and industry representatives.
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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.
Welcome to the Nordic countries
In addition to a number of official side events in connection with the ministerial meetings (CEM9/MI-3), diverse energy related activities will take place in the Öresund region May 21 – 24, 2018. Nordic Clean Energy Week is co-hosted by Sweden and Denmark. During the week, politicians, researchers, business and industry will gather to discuss future energy solutions.
Government making broad investments in energy
Energy efficiency measures are key to Sweden achieving its energy policy objectives. The Government is now investing SEK 850 million in more renewable energy, more efficient energy use and more energy and climate advisory services in 2018, with additional funding in 2019 and 2020.
Strategic partnership between Sweden and Brazil – how the action plan is being updated
Brazil and Sweden entered into a strategic partnership in 2009. The partnership is accompanied by an action plan which is being updated in connection with President Dilma Rousseff’s visit to Sweden.
Statement of Government Policy as it pertains to the areas of responsibility of the Ministry of the Environment and Energy
Climate, environment and energy were three important areas Prime Minister Stefan Löfven highlighted when he presented the Statement of Government Policy to the Riksdag on 15 September 2015.