Factsheet: Swedish Electricity Act

Swedish Electricity Act

Key Information
Full name of Instrument & Measure (English): 
Swedish Electricity Act
Full name of Instrument & Measure (native language): 
Ellag (1997:857)
Description: 
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 of this Act is intended for electrical installations, for trading of electricity in certain cases and for electrical safety. Act (2008: 265).
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Responsible Authority: 
Swedish Energy Agency

Status:

Year Instrument & Measure Started: 
1998
Year Last Instrument & Measure was last Amended: 
2014