Tag: Sweden

Swedish horticulture company teams up to offer biomaterials for cultivation industry

Swedish horticulture company teams up to offer biomaterials for cultivation industry

January 1, 2019 |

In Sweden, Oboya Horticulture Industries AB has signed an important and long-term cooperation agreement on environmentally friendly biomaterials with Gaia Biomaterials AB in Helsingborg, Sweden. The agreement means that Oboya uses Gaias biomaterials for the production and development of environmentally friendly cultivation products for the cultivation industry. The cooperation agreement means that Oboya uses Gaias […]

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World Alpine Skiing Championships to be fueled by HVO

World Alpine Skiing Championships to be fueled by HVO

December 31, 2018 |

In Sweden, the World Alpine Skiing Championships to be held in February will be fueled by HVO in 2019, from bus transportation around the temporary set up in Åre to mini-trains operating around the ski village, as well as biodiesel that heated the buildings. The HVO was provided by Colabitoil in an effort to boost […]

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Stora Enso joins TreeToTextile JV to bring fiber-based textiles to market

Stora Enso joins TreeToTextile JV to bring fiber-based textiles to market

December 27, 2018 |

In Sweden, TreeToTextile AB, a joint venture between H&M group, Inter IKEA group and innovator Lars Stigsson since 2014, with the aim of developing new textile fibers in a sustainable way at attractive cost levels, announced that Stora Enso will join this partnership, and also support the industrialization of TreeToTextile’s production process by setting up […]

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Swedish airports pushing hard for aviation biofuel with new campaign

Swedish airports pushing hard for aviation biofuel with new campaign

December 19, 2018 |

In Sweden, starting December 19 bio aviation fuel will be used for a couple of days at Swedish airports Stockholm Arlanda Airport, Göteborg Landvetter Airport, Bromma Stockholm Airport, Visby Airport and Luleå Airport. Swedavia is one of only a few companies in the world that have been supplied with aviation biofuel during 2018. Swedavia’s delivery […]

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Swedish researcher lead work on using fungi on food waste

Swedish researcher lead work on using fungi on food waste

November 29, 2018 |

In Sweden, wastes become resources in the project Ways2Taste, where researchers at the University of Borås are developing methods for growing fungi on material that would otherwise have become waste. The goal is to produce climate-smart materials–including a whole new source of protein. The waste products used in Ways2Taste come from bakeries, ice cream factories, […]

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Scania Transport Laboratory fleet running almost entirely fossil fuel-free

Scania Transport Laboratory fleet running almost entirely fossil fuel-free

November 12, 2018 |

In Sweden, as of 2018, the Scania Transport Laboratory fleet runs almost entirely on fossil free fuel and hybrid drive which reduces carbon emissions by more than 95 percent. The lab isn’t yet 100% fossil fuel-free as there is a lack of HVO/biodiesel fuel stations outside Sweden which means that some trucks sometimes have to refuel […]

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Swedish researchers using sun and graphene to produce ethanol and methanol

Swedish researchers using sun and graphene to produce ethanol and methanol

November 8, 2018 |

In Sweden, using the energy from the sun and graphene applied to the surface of cubic silicon carbide, researchers at Linköping University, Sweden, are working to develop a method to convert water and carbon dioxide to the renewable energy of the future. They have now taken an important step toward this goal, reporting a method […]

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Valment to supply BioTrac pretreatment system for Clariant’s Romanian facility

Valment to supply BioTrac pretreatment system for Clariant’s Romanian facility

October 22, 2018 |

In Sweden, Valmet has agreed with Clariant on the delivery of a BioTrac biomass pretreatment system for their sunliquid ®cellulosic ethanol plant in Romania. The order is included in Valmet’s third quarter 2018 orders received. The value of the order will not be disclosed. The start-up is planned for 2020. The new plant, with an […]

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Arla teams with Scania to introduce rapeseed-based biodiesel transportation fleet

Arla teams with Scania to introduce rapeseed-based biodiesel transportation fleet

October 15, 2018 |

In Sweden, Arla, which is a farmer-owned cooperative involving 11,000 farms in seven European countries, recently took a step further towards a fossil-free future with Scania’s symbolic handover of vehicle keys to signify a deal to provide 48 vehicles powered by rapeseed methyl-ester (RME), a form of biofuel that emits around two-thirds less carbon dioxide […]

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Chalmers researchers identify key challenges for reducing biofuel production costs

Chalmers researchers identify key challenges for reducing biofuel production costs

September 11, 2018 |

In Sweden, researchers at Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, have identified two main challenges for renewable biofuel production from cheap sources. Firstly, lowering the cost of developing microbial cell factories, and secondly, establishing more efficient methods for hydrolysis of biomass to sugars for fermentation. Their study was recently published in the journal Nature Energy. It […]

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