Sweden on target to run entirely on renewable energy by 2040

Sweden is on target to run entirely on renewable energy within the next 25 years, a regulatory official has said. Last year, 57 per cent of Sweden's power came from renewables such as hydropower and wind sources, with the remainder coming from nuclear power. [Read More]

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Sweden is on target to run entirely on renewable energy within the next 25 years, a regulatory official has said.
Last year, 57 per cent of Sweden's power came from renewables such as hydropower and wind sources, with the remainder coming from nuclear power.
Sweden has steadily increased its output of wind power and as it becomes more cost efficent, wind energy is set to replace nuclear energy in the country's power system.
"Renewables, meaning large-scale wind in Sweden, on the other hand, are cheaper and cheaper to commission and to run.
In the latest bi-annual EY Renewable energy country attractiveness index (RECAI), released on Wednesday, European countries saw their positions improve, with France, Belgium, Sweden, Ireland, Norway and Finland all climbing the ranking.

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The first large country will be completely fossil-free by 2040. #Energy #Trend

Source: The Independent