Act on Electricity certificates: Act No. 2011:1200 and Regulation on Electricity certificates - Regulation No. 2011:1480
Electricity from the following energy sources entitles its producers to certificates in Sweden: wind power, solar energy, wave energy, geothermal energy, biofuels, peat and hydro power.
The act applies to
- Companies that supply electricity to consumers
- Consumers of electricity using self-produced electricity, while the consumption must exceed 60MWh/ year and must have been produced in a plant that has a capacity of more than 50kW
- Registered energy-intensive companies
- Electricity consumers that purchased/imported electricity from the Nordic electricity market
As of 1 January 2012, the Swedish-Norwegian common electricity certificate market started. The producers receive their certificates in the country where the electricity production takes place and can trade their certificates in both Norway and Sweden.