Overall assessment

Updated December 2022

Sweden has not formally transposed any of the provisions on RECs or CECs from the EU Directives. It does not have any special policies or measures to promote energy communities, or include them in renewables support schemes.

Detailed assessment

Assessment of obstacles and potential for development of ECs

Removal of unjustified regulatory & administrative barriers

DSO duties around cooperation with ECs and facilitation of energy sharing

Fair, proportionate, and transparent registration & licensing procedures

Incentives connected to network tariffs based on a CBA

Non-discriminatory treatment as market participant

Accessibility to low-income & vulnerable households

Tools to access finance

Tools to access information

Regulatory capacity building for public authorities

NECP reporting on enabling frameworks

Support Scheme adapted for RECs