Author Archives: Jonas Andreasson

On the Forthcoming Price Regulation of District Heating in Sweden

forsk_rap_2013-1In a recent commissioned report for the Swedish Competition Authority, Professor Jerker Holm at Lund University, argues that introducing price regulation in the District Heating market is risky, difficult and a challenging task. Professor Holm stresses that the ongoing political and legal work related to price regulation of District Heating in Sweden must be based on sound economic principles and regulatory caution. Continue reading

Additional Transmission Capacity Proposed to Reduce Price Dispersion in the Swedish Electricity Market

A new report recommends that the state-owned Swedish National Transmission Company (Svenska Kraftnät) is given the task to guarantee a minimum transmission capacity of 4 000 MW to the southernmost region and to initiate tests with auctions of Contracts for Differences. Continue reading

Towards Technology Neutral Regulation of Public Service Broadcasting in Sweden?

The Swedish regulation of public service broadcasting will be changed to open for competition between technologies . Continue reading