Tag: Sweden

Swedish Defense Materiel Administration contracts GKN Aerospace to continue biofuel testing

Swedish Defense Materiel Administration contracts GKN Aerospace to continue biofuel testing

June 29, 2020 |

In Sweden, FMV (Swedish Defense Materiel Administration) has contracted GKN Aerospace Sweden to continue biofuel testing of the RM12 engine. The biofuel for this test is an ATJ (alcohol to jet)-SKA developed and manufactured by Swedish Biofuels AB. The test is part of a bilateral Biojet-project collaboration between FMV and USAF/NAVAIR, which started in October […]

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Södra Foundation awards grants to 13 research projects

Södra Foundation awards grants to 13 research projects

June 23, 2020 |

In Sweden, the Södra Foundation for Research, Development and Education has decided to grant an additional $732,185 to 13 research projects linked to forestry and the forest industry. Among the projects that have been awarded funding is “Lignin-based waterproof coatings,” a project aimed at developing materials based on lignin and tall oil for surface treatments, […]

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Stena Bulk to offer low carbon shipping options for customers following biofuel trial

Stena Bulk to offer low carbon shipping options for customers following biofuel trial

June 22, 2020 |

In Sweden, following up on Stena Bulk’s successful biofuel trial in April, the company is now introducing low-carbon shipping options for its customers. Biofuel has the potential of putting shipping on the trajectory towards IMO’s greenhouse gas reduction targets, without having to wait for new technology and zero-carbon fuels to emerge as commercially viable options. […]

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Swedish court gives Preem OK for $1.6B biodiesel expansion despite 1M MT more GHGs

Swedish court gives Preem OK for $1.6B biodiesel expansion despite 1M MT more GHGs

June 15, 2020 |

In Sweden, Reuters reports that a court has given the go ahead for Preem’s planned $1.6 billion expansion project that would produce biodiesel at its largest oil refinery. The case revolved around the role of allowing additional carbon emissions expansion, to the tune of 1 million metric tons per year, which goes counter to the […]

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Swedish researchers developing method to produce electrofuels using graphene

Swedish researchers developing method to produce electrofuels using graphene

June 9, 2020 |

In Sweden, researchers at Linköping University are attempting to convert carbon dioxide, a greenhouse gas, to fuel using energy from sunlight. Recent results have shown that it is possible to use their technique to selectively produce methane, carbon monoxide or formic acid from carbon dioxide and water. The study has been published in ACS Nano. […]

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Sekab teams with Praj on CelluAPP technology commercialization

Sekab teams with Praj on CelluAPP technology commercialization

May 18, 2020 |

In Sweden, Sekab E-technology AB and Praj Industries have signed a collaboration agreement in order to upgrade and commercialize technology solutions geared towards the production of sustainable biofuels and chemical products. Praj industries will through this collaboration help to scale up, integrate and optimize the unique CelluAPP® technology platform developed by Sekab. The CelluAPP® being […]

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Stena Bulk’s biofuel trial hailed as successful

Stena Bulk’s biofuel trial hailed as successful

April 29, 2020 |

In Sweden, Stena Bulk’s 49646 deadweight ton (dwt) MR tanker received the first delivery of Bio Fuel Oil during its recent call at the Port of Rotterdam. The fuel, which GoodFuels launched in 2018, reduces greenhouse gas emissions by 83% and substantially reduces SOX emissions.  The trial was completed on the Stena Immortal as she […]

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Volvo Buses’ new “S-Charge” hybrid electric bus can run on biofuels

Volvo Buses’ new “S-Charge” hybrid electric bus can run on biofuels

April 15, 2020 |

In Sweden, the new Volvo self-charging buses with hybrid power, the “S-Charge” model range have been upgraded with new capabilities and can now drive silently and emission-free on electricity at higher speeds and cover longer distances than before. This creates new possibilities to use self-charging hybrid-electric powered buses in city zero-emission zones and other sensitive […]

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Wärtsilä initiates combustion trials using ammonia

Wärtsilä initiates combustion trials using ammonia

March 26, 2020 |

In Sweden, Wärtsilä has initiated combustion trials using ammonia. The research will help the company to prepare for the use of ammonia as a fuel that can contribute to reducing both the shipping’s and energy sectors’ greenhouse gas emissions. As part of the tests, ammonia was injected into a combustion research unit to better understand […]

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ANDRITZ starts up biomethanol plant using A-Recovery+ concept

ANDRITZ starts up biomethanol plant using A-Recovery+ concept

March 24, 2020 |

In Sweden, ANDRITZ has recently started up the world’s first biomethanol plant using ANDRITZ’s self-developed A-Recovery+ concept at the Södra Cell Mönsterås pulp mill in southeastern Sweden. The plant has an annual production capacity of 6.3 million liters of biomethanol from forest biomass. The fossil-free biomethanol can be used for applications in the pulp mill […]

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