Tag: Sweden

Vattenfall and Preem teams on fossil-free hydrogen for biofuel production

Vattenfall and Preem teams on fossil-free hydrogen for biofuel production

May 7, 2019 |

In Sweden, Vattenfall and Preem want to lead the transition towards a sustainable society. A new three-year agreement forms the foundation for increased collaboration around fossil-free hydrogen for biofuel production, electrification and electricity supply. The agreement provides for increased collaboration between the companies around fossil-free hydrogen for biofuel production, electrification and electricity supply. Work on […]

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VTT teams with Swedish R&D council on bio- and circular economy tests and demos

VTT teams with Swedish R&D council on bio- and circular economy tests and demos

May 6, 2019 |

In Sweden, a new agreement between VTT and RISE was signed May 6 is to establish a framework for collaboration in the field of bio- and circular economy test and demo infrastructures. The purpose is to create a comprehensive infrastructure portfolio for the benefit of their customers, and to plan future investments. Industrial renewal is […]

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Construction set to begin on biofuel-powered iron ore pilot project

Construction set to begin on biofuel-powered iron ore pilot project

April 1, 2019 |

In Sweden, construction will soon begin on a world-unique test facility which is a key component of HYBRIT, a joint initiative of LKAB, SSAB and Vattenfall. In the plant, fossil fuels will be replaced with biofuel to achieve fossil-free production of iron ore pellets. The aim of the HYBRIT initiative, which is supported by the […]

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Swedish researcher transfer electrical current between bacteria and electrode

Swedish researcher transfer electrical current between bacteria and electrode

March 28, 2019 |

In Sweden, in recent years, researchers have tried to capture the electrical current that bacteria generate through metabolism. So far, however, the transfer of current from the bacteria to a receiving electrode has been highly inefficient. Now, researchers from institutions including Lund University have achieved a slightly more efficient transfer of electrical current. The results […]

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Södra to invest $2.17 million to transition transport sector towards 2030 fossil-free targets

Södra to invest $2.17 million to transition transport sector towards 2030 fossil-free targets

March 25, 2019 |

In Sweden, a transition of the transport sector will require new solutions and a changed market. As part of the process to achieve its fossil-free targets by 2030, Södra is now earmarking an investment of $2.17 million for the additional costs arising from the choice of new and sustainable transport solutions. “As one of Sweden’s […]

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Cortus Energy teams with Swedish Biofuels to produce bio-jet from forest waste

Cortus Energy teams with Swedish Biofuels to produce bio-jet from forest waste

February 19, 2019 |

In Sweden, Cortus Energy AB (Publ) and Swedish Biofuels AB (SB) have agreed in a preliminary agreement about cooperating with the goal of during 2019, jointly projecting a first commercial plant for production of bio-jet fuel based on forest raw material and alcohols for the Arlanda airport needs. Initial contacts around land, logistics, fuel and […]

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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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