Suppliers of certain fuels will need to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions caused by those fuels. Such emissions are to be reduced by six per cent compared to 2010, and this reduction should take place by 2020 at the latest. Suppliers who do not achieve that target will have to pay an emissions fee. This change is due to an amendment in EU legislation.
The Riksdag voted in favour of the Government's proposal and this legislative amendment will come into force on 1 November 2017.