Sweden's target under the European Union’s Directive of Renewable Energy is to achieve 50% of final energy consumption from renewable sources. We expect Sweden to meet its EU target due to significant amounts of hydro power generation capacity. In 2014, power exports surged to an all-time high, due to higher hydro output and nuclear capacity closures in Northern Europe. Sweden is set up to be a strong hub for power trade through 2035.
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