National electrical grid
Svenska Kraftnät administers and runs the national electrical grid off 220 kV and 400 kV lines plus installations, interconnectors to neighbouring countries and IT systems.
Download a map of the power transmission network in the nordic countries 2012.
System responsibility for the supply of electricity
The duties of the system operator include the responsibility for the electricity system being in a short-term state of balance and its installations working together in an operationally reliable way.
System responsibility for the supply of natural gas
Svenska Kraftnät has also the system responsibility for the national supply of natural gas.
Svenska Kraftnät is the authority responsible for Sweden´s power supply contingency planning. This means that we have to plan, supervise and co-ordinate the electricity supply"s resources in order to meet society's power requirements during times of crisis and war.
Svenska Kraftnät is central authority on dam safety. Read more about dam safety.
In order to increase the proportion of renewable electricity, a system is in use for trading in energy certificates.