Promotion in Sweden


Updated: 12.12.2017

Author: Anna Poblocka-Dirakis

Summary of support schemes

  • Tax regulation mechanism. Companies supplying, importing and producing fossil fuels are obliged to pay energy and carbon dioxide taxes. Biofuels are exempt from these taxes.


The tax regulation mechanism applies to biofuels only.

Statutory provisions

  • Act No. 1994:1776 (Lag om skatt på energi  Energy Tax Act)
  • Act No. 2010:598 (Lag om hållbarhetskriterier för biodrivmedel och flytande biobränslen - Act on sustainability criteria for biofuels and bioliquids


Further information