Factsheet: Swedish Electricity Act

Swedish Electricity Act

Key Information
Full name of Instrument & Measure (English): 
Swedish Electricity Act (1997:857)
Full name of Instrument & Measure (native language): 
Ellag (1997:857)
This Act establishes provisions for electricity generation plants. The Act regulates the connection of renewable electricity plants, the distribution of electricity from renewable sources and the obligation to expand the grid.§ 1 This Act provides for electrical installations if trading of electricity in certain cases and for electrical safety. The Act (2008: 265)
The Act provides regulations concerning power installations, concerning trade in electrical power in certain cases and concerning electrical safety.

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Responsible Authority: 
Swedish Energy Agency