ELECTRICITY PRICES

Interest in wood heating increases as electricity prices rise

2:14 min
  • Many Swedes are wanting to burn firewood for heating now that electricity prices are so high, according to several firewood sellers that Swedish Radio News has been in contact with.

  • Gunnar Edberg is a firewood seller in Skruv, a locality in Småland, and he says demand for his goods has increased significantly in the last year.

  • "There are a lot of people calling now, (demand) has increased by approximately 20 per cent", says Gunnar Edberg.