Lately, Skåne, the southernmost region of Sweden, has failed to secure investment opportunities as a result of the electricity shortage. Pågen, Polykemi, Lindab, Ecolean are just some of the companies that have been informed that the power supply cannot be guaranteed, wrote Per Tryding, deputy CEO of the Southern Sweden Chamber of Commerce, on Saturday.
Politicians have exacerbated the situation by decommissioning the Barsebeck nuclear power plant without ensuring an alternative power supply and by raising the cogeneration tax. What we are now seeing in Skåne is not worthy of one of the world’s most advanced economies and there is reason to fear there will be a deterioration in other parts of Sweden, he warned, calling for a review of the situation
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