WHY SWEDEN?

A small country in terms of population but with great assets, a high level of innovation and with a thriving startup scene, the Swedish entrepreneurial ecosystem keeps attracting investors and producing disruptive innovations

  • Bioenergy

    Sweden is a world leader in the utilisation of bio­energy, in heat and power production, in biofuels like ethanol,...

  • Wind

    Supported by Sweden’s green certificate system there has been a massive expansion in wind power. In 2014, Sweden was...

  • Ocean energy

    Sweden’s industrial and engineering base combined with strict environmental and safety policies has created a solid foundation of wave...

  • Solar energy

    There is a large potential for solar generated power in Sweden. It is estimated that 40 TWh annual power...

  • Smart grid

    Existing grids are under pressure; a global rise in demand for electricity requires a reliable and efficient electric power...

  • Green building

    A large portion of the running costs for a building origins from heating and the oil crisis in the...

  • Waste and recycling

    Waste and waste management is a global challenge of huge proportions. The total amount of waste generated worldwide annually...

  • Water

    By applying strict treatment standards, using more than 1 750 public waterworks, Sweden has a waste water and water...

  • Transport and vehicle

    Sweden is the base for three major vehicle manufacturers; Volvo, Volvo Cars and Scania. The vehicle sector is an...

Facts about Cleantech in Sweden


WHY SWEDEN?

A small country in terms of population but with great assets, a high level of innovation and with a thriving startup scene, the Swedish entrepreneurial ecosystem keeps attracting investors and producing disruptive innovations

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BILLION SEK INVESTED IN SWEDISH STARTUPS IN 2016

53.9%

SHARE OF RENEWABLE ENERGY

4.7%

GDP GROWTH IN 2016

-25%

REDUCTION OF CO2 EMISSION SINCE 1990

Swedish Cleantech