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Svenska kraftnät uses cookies on this site. A cookie is a small text file that is stored in your browser.

We describe below the cookies used on, including both the site's custom cookies and also third-party cookies. Further down on this page you will find information about how to turn off cookies.

The site's custom cookies

We use the following cookies on


It serves to verify that the visitor has seen the cookie information that pops up at the top of the site page header. The cookie will be set when the visitor presses the "x" to close the box and relieves the visitor from having to see this information several times.


Used to protect the user and the web site against attack. Disappears when you close your browser.


A session cookie used for the site's operation. The cookies do not store any personal information about the visitor and may not be used to track your visits to other websites. Disappears when you close your browser.

_ga, _gid, _gat

Used to customise the content based on visit statistics. Read more about these under "visit statistics with Google analytics." _ga is saved for 2 years; _gid is stored 24 hours and _gat is saved 1 minute.

Visit statistics with Google analytics

We use visit statistics to enhance the site for visitors. The tool used to collect visit statistics is called Google Analytics. Google Analytics sets cookies primarily to measure how many new visitors and return visitors this site has, and to learn how visitors use the site.

The information stored is not linked to a particular person. The information generated through your use of the website (including parts of your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on their servers.

Google can, according to their general terms and conditions, transfer information to third parties if required by law, or where third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate IP addresses with other data held by Google.

Google analytics cookies are used to:

  • indicate the domain that is being tracked
  • identify the number of unique users
  • limit the number of requests from clients to the server
  • save information about the number and hours for the user's prior visits to the site
  • save information about how visitors arrived at the site
  • save information about the session's start and end
  • save information for site-specific purposes.

Movies with YouTube

The site presents movies on the YouTube website. YouTube is owned by Google. Information about what cookies they use is found here: How Google uses cookies (new window)  and here: Types of cookies used by Google (new window).

You can turn off cookies

If you don't want your computer to accept cookies, you can manually disable this option in your browser. You can also delete previously stored cookies. How this is done varies between different types of browsers. You can typically find this information under the Help menu in your browser. Alternatively you can contact your computer or software vendor.

Read more about cookies at the Post and Telecom Authority's website (new window). PTS is the supervisory authority in this area.