We consume about the same amount of energy as we did in the 1970s due to increased prices and taxes that led to structural changes and technical development. The pulp and paper industries are amongst them who improved their energy efficiency the most and wind power is really the only energy source that's arisen. However the energy supply has not increased.
If we were to put Norrland up for sale on blocket (Swedens biggest online buy and sell market), what would we charge? Listen to CERE's Runar Brännlund tell us more about how he actually calculated a price for the sale.
Do you wish to learn about solving environmental issues using GAMS? Throw yourself into the Economics of Forest Resource Management or immerse in micro and macro? Here you find all the interesting courses that are given at our Departments this spring.
The Swedish Energy Market Inspectorate report "En elmarknad i förändring – Är kundernas flexibilitet till salu eller ens verklig?" (A changing electricity market – Are the customers flexibility for sale or even real?) had reached the Minister of Energy, Ibrahim Baylan, at the Ministry of the Environment. Therefore, at a visit to Umeå University, some of the authors gave them a closer look.