SSE Business Lab gears up in sustainability: 10 new companies to be coached
04 March 2024
SSE Business Lab was one of the first incubators in Sweden to introduce diversity and sustainability criteria in their admissions. Now, they’re raising the bar further by making sustainability coaching mandatory for all companies.
Wind power significantly impacts electricity prices in Sweden
07 February 2024
A recent report by Rickard Sandberg, Head of the Center for Data Analytics, investigates the effects of wind and temperature on electricity prices across Sweden, revealing that wind conditions significantly influence price volatility. Published in January 2024 by Energiforsk, it highlights the growing impact of wind power on the electricity market's dynamics.
How to undermine Russia’s war capacity: Insights from SITE 2023 Development Day
19 January 2024
The Stockholm Institute for Transition Economics (SITE) invited researchers and stakeholders to SITE's 2023 Development Day conference to discuss how to undermine Russia’s capacity to wage war. This policy brief shortly summarizes the featured presentations and discussions.
The impact of rising gasoline prices on households in Sweden, Georgia, and Latvia – Is this time different?
15 December 2023
SITE and FREE Network researchers delve into Europe's rising fuel costs, post-geopolitical shifts. Focused on gasoline and diesel prices, the study assesses household impacts, advocating nuanced policy responses to address economic challenges in the wake of global energy crises.
The EU gas purchasing mechanism: A game-changer or a storm in a teacup?
06 November 2023
In a landmark move amid energy volatility, the EU adopts AggregateEU for joint gas procurement. This brief, written by SITE researchers Chloé Le Coq and Elena Paltseva, evaluates challenges in gas market dynamics following the energy crisis, addressing design issues of this innovative mechanism.
Record applications to SSE’s incubator: 11 new startups admitted
12 June 2023
After an intensive admissions period, SSE Business Lab is taking in eleven new companies. The startups are tackling challenges like the green energy transition and people’s deteriorating private finances.
Exploring the impact from the Russian gas squeeze on the EU’s greenhouse gas reduction efforts
15 March 2023
Throughout 2022, the reduction in Russian gas imports to the EU and the resilience of European energy markets have been subject of significant public discourse and policy-making. Of particular concern has been the EU’s ability to maintain its environmental goals. In this policy brief, researchers from SITE and the University of Pennsylvania aim to reevaluate the consequences from the loss of Russian gas and the EU’s response to it on greenhouse gas emissions in the region.
Highlights from the SITE 2022 Development Day conference
15 December 2022
On December 6, 2022, Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics (SITE) hosted the annual Development Day, this year focusing on how to maintain and organize support for Ukraine. See photos and highlights from the conference to learn more.
Comments on the situation in Ukraine and neighbouring countries at SITE Development Day conference
01 December 2022
This year’s SITE Development Day conference will focus on the Russian war on Ukraine. We will discuss the situation in Ukraine and neighbouring countries, how to finance and organize financial support within the EU and within Sweden, and how to deal with the current energy crisis.
Who benefitted from the gasoline tax cut in Sweden?
02 September 2022
Against the background of fast rising gasoline and diesel prices in 2022, a number of European countries have reduced fuel tax rates, often in the form of temporary “gas tax holidays”. In this policy brief, SITE researchers Julius Andersson and Celina Tippmann, analyse the tax incidence by comparing the gasoline price development in Sweden to that in Denmark, where the fuel tax rate remained unchanged.