Bra Miljöval (Good Environmental Choice) is a Swedish ecolabel with strict criteria for environmental protection of power plant operations. The Swedish ecolabel was established in 2002 and is managed by Svenska Naturskyddsföreningen (The Swedish Society for Nature Conservation).
Buying Guarantees of Origin with this ecolabel guarantees that the renewable energy adheres to the ecolabel’s requirements.
The power plants eligible for Bra Miljöval certification must meet the following criteria:
- Renewable energy from hydropower, wind power, solar power or bioenergy. Hydropower only from plants built before 1 January 1996
- Hydropower plants must have a minimum water flow to avoid dry riverbeds
- Wind parks must not be located in areas designated as especially valuable for ecology