But the latest budget, voted through in December, is cutting that subsidy in half. The center-right budget from the conservative Moderates and Christian Democrats cut overall funding for the incentive, but sometime in January, a parliamentary committee will likely set the exact amount people can expect to be paid out.
Even so, the industry believes it can reach a place where solar panels can be competitive on their own. It may seem counter intuitive, but the Solar Energy Association of Sweden is actually calling for a planned phase-out of the subsidy. Find out why in this report.