Regulation (2014:520) With Instruction For The Swedish Energy Agency

Original Language Title: Förordning (2014:520) med instruktion för Statens energimyndighet

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section 1 of the Swedish Energy Agency is the managing authority for the

questions on the supply and use of energy in the community.

The authority shall work to ensure security of supply and a

energy systems that are sustainable and cost effective with a low

negative impact on health, the environment and climate.

section 2 of the Swedish Energy Agency, in its field of activity

1. ensure that the Riksdag adopted energy-and

climate policy targets and objectives for research and innovation

in the field of energy is achieved,

2. promote the generation target for environmental work and the

environmental quality objectives which Parliament has determined is achieved and at

propose measures for environmental work development,

3. assist in the work of the Riksdag adopted

the decision to allow controlled the generational shifts in

the Swedish nuclear power by, among other things. business intelligence and

by highlighting conditions in General,

4. contribute in the process of transition to organic

sustainable energy system and promote the increased use of

renewable energy sources and for a more effective

energy use,

5. participate in the work of the Government conducts in the

The European Union and internationally for limited

climate impact and contribute expertise and input,

early to make assessments, provide the Government with

to protect Sweden's interests in the international

climate and Energy Fund Sweden participates in and

along with the environmental protection agency to participate in the work of

implement and propose improvements to the European Union

emissions trading system and inform

operators and the general public about the system,

6. implement international climate investment by

participate in and acquire certified emission units from

projects and programmes in developing countries in order to contribute to the

to achieve Sweden's international commitments and national

objectives in the field of climate change and to contribute to the development

of the mechanisms for international emissions trading and

climate financing,

7. promote research and innovation in the form of a strategic

designed concerted effort spanning the entire

innovation system, in close collaboration with, and complement

sure, other energy policies and other instruments

designed to meet climate and energy targets and

energy-related environmental policy objectives,

8. promote the commercialization of research results and

dissemination of new products, processes and services,

9. monitor and analyze energy markets and

energy system development and their impact on and

importance for the environment and climate and business

competitiveness and economic growth,

10. to create the conditions for a well planned and

resource-efficient wind mill parks, raising awareness of

characteristics and wind power facilities, as well as its role in

social development and contribute to a better understanding and

dialogue in order to create opportunities for enhanced co-existence between

wind power and other social interests,

11. developing and coordinating emergency preparedness of society within

energy contingency area and conduct environmental scanning and

analysis and support other agencies with expertise in


12. plan, coordinate and, to the extent that the Government

provide for, implement the rationing and other regulations

as regards the use of energy,

13. participate in the implementation of the regional growth work

on the basis of Ordinance (2007:713) on regional

growth work and in accordance with the priorities of the

national strategy for regional growth and


14. facilitate and assist in the implementation of the

venture capital investment within the framework of the national

regional funds programme,

15. follow international developments and promoting Swedish

participation in international cooperation,

16. ensure that the regulations and procedures that the Agency

disposes of is cost effective and simple to nationals

and companies,

17. take into account the consumer aspects of the Agency's activities

for energy-efficient products, and

18. responsible for guidance and information.

paragraph 3 of the State's energy authority

1. have an overall responsibility for information and to develop

basis in accordance with articles and definitions in

European Parliament and Council directive 2009/28/EC on

promotion of the use of energy from renewable

energy sources and amending and subsequently repealing

directives 2001/77/EC and 2003/30/EC, and in accordance with

annexes II, III, V, VI and VII to this directive,

2. be the competent authority in accordance with

Council Regulation (EC) No 994/2010 of 20 May 2010

measures to safeguard security of gas supply and if

repeal of Council Directive 2004/67/EC,

3. the Swedish civil contingencies Agency every two

year report a discovery work of potential

European critical infrastructures in the sub-sectors of oil

and gas pursuant to Council Directive 2008/114/EC of 8 december

2008 on the identification and designation of European

critical infrastructure and the assessment of the need to improve

their protection,

4. take action to strengthen, develop and follow up

efforts within the framework of the implementation of the European Parliament's

and Council directive 2009/125/EC of 21 October 2009 on the

establishing a framework for the setting of eco-design requirements

for energy-related products and a regulation of the European Parliament and

Council directive 2010/30/EU of 19 May 2010 on the indication by labelling and

standardized product information, energy-related

of the consumption of energy and other resources,

5. comply with Sweden's obligation under Chapter V of the

the agreement on an international energy program (IEP)

signed in Paris on 18 november 1974 (SUN 1975:50) and

the data for emergency measures arising from the agreement,

6. perform the duties arising from Council directive

2009/119/EC of 14 september 2009 on the obligation of

Member States to maintain minimum stocks of crude oil and/or

petroleum products,

7. subscribe to European Parliament and Council Regulation (EC)

# 106/2008 of 15 January 2008 on a Community programme

energy efficiency labelling for Office equipment followed,

8. the responsibility for implementing measures under article 4(4) of

European Parliament and Council Directive 2006/32/EC of 5

April 2006 on energy end-use efficiency and

energy services and repealing Council directive


9. promote and monitor developments in the markets for

energy services and energy-efficient products and

pay attention to the need for action to eliminate the barriers that

inhibits the development of these markets in accordance with the

set out in article 18 of European Parliament and Council directive

2012/27/EU of 25 October 2012 on energy efficiency, if

amendment by Directive 2009/125/EC and 2010/30/EU and

repealing directives 2004/8/EC and 2006/32/EC,

10. be responsible for the annual follow-up of the cumulative

energy conservation in accordance with the guidelines of the Government's plan

for the implementation of article 7 of the European Parliament and of the Council


11. make sure that the information about available

energy efficiency mechanisms and financial and

legal framework clearly reported and disseminated to all

market participants concerned as specified in

European Parliament and Council directive 2012/27/EU,

12. encourage the provision of information to the banks

and other financial institutions about opportunities to participate in

the financing of actions to improve

energy efficiency as laid down in

European Parliament and Council directive 2012/27/EU,

13. in accordance with the provisions of European Parliament and

Council directive 27/EU, together with stakeholders,

including local and regional authorities, promote initiatives

to inform, sensitize and educate citizens about

the benefits of and the practical details of the measures

to improve energy efficiency, and

14. as kontoföringsmyndighet under the Act (2004:1199) if

ETS fulfil the tasks

on the national administrator of Commission Regulation

(EU) 389/2013 of 2 may 2013 establishing a

EU Registry in accordance with European Parliament and Council

Directive 2003/87/EC of the European Parliament and Council decision

No 280/2004/EC and no 406/2009/EC and repealing

Commission regulations (EC) No 920/2010 and (EU)

1193/2011, which includes administration of the accounts for the

The European Union's emissions trading system,

accounts of European Parliament and Council decision no

406/2009/EC of 23 april 2009 on the action of the Member States

to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions in accordance with the

the community's greenhouse gas emission reduction commitments up

by 2020 (segregation of duties) and accounts for

The Swedish national registers under the Kyoto Protocol.


section 4 of the Swedish Energy Agency will assist the Government in taking

forward input to such reporting falling within

the Agency's area of activity.

The authority shall, in respect of their environmental performance report to the

The environmental protection agency and consult with the work of the

reporting as needed.

Follow-up and evaluation

paragraph 5 of the State's energy authority to assist the Government in taking

forward input to monitoring and assessment of the issues

falling within the Authority's remit.

The authority shall each year follow up, evaluate and describe

for the development of electricity certificate scheme.

Assignments in the area of operation

section 6 of the State's energy authority may, within its area of operation

perform the task to others. For assignments for other than Government

should compensation be paid. The compensation is determined by fundamentals

as determined by the authority and may be disposed of by the



section 7 of the Swedish Energy Agency is led by a head of Government.

section 8 at the State power authority, there shall be an Advisory Council

consisting of no more than eight members.

Special bodies

District heating Board

§ 9 at the State power authority, there shall be a Committee,

District heating Board, with a mandate to deal with questions about mediation

According to the district heating Act (2008:263).

10 § district heating Board consists of

1. a Chairman and a Vice-Chairman who shall be or have

been ordinary judges,

2. a member who should be familiar with

district heating business conditions and a member who shall be

very familiar with district heating customers ' circumstances, and

3. three experts who will have knowledge of production and

distribution of district heat and which must not be employees

in any district heating companies or of any party to

district heating market.

The members referred to in the first subparagraph 2 shall have their


section 11 of the Cases referred to in paragraph 13 of the district heating Act (2008:263) are dealt with

by the Chairman or the Deputy Chairman, and two members

and one of the experts who are part of the Board under section 10.

Mediation and cases under 14 to 16 of the district heating Act are dealt with

by the President or vice President. President or vice

the President may refer a matter that does not involve mediation

opinion referred to in the first subparagraph.

section 12 of the Government appoints the President, vice President, experts,

members and alternates under section 10 for a certain time.

paragraph 13 of the district heating Board shall annually submit to the Government a

statement of activities. In the statement,

District heating Board including the number of

mediation mission, which has been party to the negotiations, the

issues and the results of negotiations applied

the mediation.

Coordination Group for research

section 14 of the Swedish Energy Agency, together with the work of

innovation systems, National Research Council, the Research Council for

environment, agricultural sciences and spatial planning and

The Research Council for health, work and well-being included in a

the coordination group made up of the heads of Government. The Group shall

interact and jointly draw up analyses, strategies and

research software and otherwise take initiatives to develop

and renew the arrangements for research activity.

Decision-making bodies

Energy Development Board

section 15 at the State power authority, there shall be a determining

Board, Energy Development Board. The Board has the task of

within the Agency's area of activity

1. promote in-depth cooperation with the business community on

research, development and demonstration activities,

2. decide if State aid to projects under the regulation

(2008:761) on State aid for research and development

and innovation in the energy sector, and

3. decide on support for projects of the same kind within the meaning of 2

with University, college or other similar organisations


section 16 of the Energy Development Committee consists of the head of Government and

ten other members. The head of Government is the Board's


The Board is a quorum when the President and at least five other

Members are present.

The Board may, in its rules of procedure, or in the specific decision to leave

head over to the authorities, or to the officer he

put in its place, to determine cases or groups of


section 17 of the Energy Development Board's matters is determined after

presentation. Cases that are decided pursuant to section 16, third subparagraph

need not, however, is preferred.

18 § Energy Development Board is responsible for their decisions.

Energy Development Board responsible for its activities for the

the Agency's management.

section 19 of the Authority's management is responsible to the Government for

Energy Development Board are allocated funds and resources in

the rest of their activities and to activities carried out

lawfully and effectively and that it is reported on the

a reliable way.

Positions and assignments

section 20 of the Director-General is the head of Government.

section 21 Other members of the Board of Energy development than

the head of Government is appointed by the Government for a fixed period of time.

Staff disciplinary board

section 22 by the Swedish Energy Agency, there shall be a

staff disciplinary board.

Applicability of certain regulations

section 23 of the Swedish Energy Agency shall apply the

the staff representatives Ordinance (1987:1101).

section 24 of the Swedish Energy Agency shall apply the

internal audit regulation (2006:1228).

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section 25/expire U:2016-01-01 by Regulation (2015:660)./The charges that the State's security of supply

energy Administration takes out Regulation (2008:1330)

If certain levies on natural gas area, the authority shall

outline of activities carried out pursuant to Regulation (EC) no

994/2010 and according to the law (2012:273) on the security of

natural gas supply and regulations given in

adherence to the law.