Tag: Sweden

EnginZyme raises €21 million in Series B

EnginZyme raises €21 million in Series B

December 26, 2022 |

In Sweden, cell-free biomanufacturing technology company EnginZyme has raised €21 million (US$22 million). The Series B funding will be used to accelerate commercialization of the company’s platform, which leverages enzymes and the efficiency of the chemical industry. “By replacing traditional fossil-based manufacturing with its patented cell-free technology platform, the company seeks to accelerate the shift […]

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Ørsted’s takes FID on FlagshipONE e-methanol project

Ørsted’s takes FID on FlagshipONE e-methanol project

December 22, 2022 |

In Sweden, Ørsted’s board of directors has taken final investment decision (FID) on the 50,000 metric ton/year FlagshipONE e-methanol project. FlagshipONE will be Ørsted’s first commercial-scale Power-to-X facility and is an important steppingstone towards Ørsted’s ambition of taking a leading position in renewable hydrogen and green fuels. Reinforcing the commitment to the FID, Ørsted has […]

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Alfa Laval to supply processing systems for conversion of CVR refinery to renewable diesel

Alfa Laval to supply processing systems for conversion of CVR refinery to renewable diesel

December 14, 2022 |

In Sweden, Alfa Laval has entered into an agreement with a subsidiary of CVR Energy, Inc. to supply processing systems for feedstock pre-treatment, part of a strategic investment in the refinery supporting CVR’s expansion into renewable biofuel production.  Alfa Laval will supply pre-treatment systems, consisting of various equipment such as separators, heat exchangers, pumps and […]

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KTH researchers develop wood-based degradable plastic

KTH researchers develop wood-based degradable plastic

November 29, 2022 |

In Sweden, plastics used in home furnishings and constructions materials could be replaced with a new kind of wood-based degradable plastic with semi-structural strength. Unlike thermoplastic, the material can be broken down without harm to the environment, researchers at KTH have reported. One of the goals of renewable wood composite development is to make materials […]

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Fure Valö makes successful run on 30% renewable marine fuel from Equinor

Fure Valö makes successful run on 30% renewable marine fuel from Equinor

November 21, 2022 |

In Sweden, Fure Valö has made a roundtrip from Mongstad in Norway to Reykjavik, Iceland on Equinor’s blend of 30% renewable fuel and 70% marine gasoil from the Mongstad refinery. The initial results were positive, as no adverse effects on performance or consumption were detected compared to conventional marine gasoil. The renewable fuel component in […]

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Enviro receives pyrolysis oil order

Enviro receives pyrolysis oil order

November 21, 2022 |

In Sweden, Scandinavian Enviro Systems has received a recovered tyre pyrolysis oil order worth $186,447 from Preem fuel company. The oil will be delivered in the first quarter 2023 and used by Preem for production tests. The fuel company Preem will use the delivered oil as a raw material for production tests to determine how […]

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Scandinavian Enviro Systems’ pyrolysis oil passes production tests

Scandinavian Enviro Systems’ pyrolysis oil passes production tests

November 17, 2022 |

In Sweden, Scandinavian Enviro Systems received in February 2022 an order for pyrolysis oil from the subsidiary of a leading US oil company for production tests. The subsidiary has now informed Enviro that the production tests were successful. The oil was delivered in June following its approval in accordance with the EU REACH directive, a […]

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Södra to add lignin within its product range and seek partners to expand uses

Södra to add lignin within its product range and seek partners to expand uses

October 27, 2022 |

In Sweden, Södra plans to add lignin within its range of forest-based materials and seeks partners to develop lignin-based sustainable alternatives to fossil materials in a range of applications.  In the unique OnceMore® process, Södra recycle textile fibres on a large scale and enable circular flows within the textile industry. Products from the mills also include […]

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Petronas Chemicals acquires Sweden’s Perstorp

Petronas Chemicals acquires Sweden’s Perstorp

October 17, 2022 |

In Sweden, Perstorp has been acquired by Malaysia’s Petronas Chemicals Group, a deal that combines two major producers of biobased products. Financial terms were not disclosed.  PCG Managing Director and CEO Ir. Mohd Yusri Mohamed Yusof says the deal is part of PCG’s “stepping out” strategy and creates a new platform for growth in specialty […]

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Furetank to sell two renewable fuels tankers to Neste

Furetank to sell two renewable fuels tankers to Neste

October 17, 2022 |

In Sweden, Furetank has signed an agreement to sell Fure Valö and Fure Ven to Neste. The vessels will be delivered in October and December 2023, when the first of the seven new-buildings already ordered by Furetank and partners are scheduled to be delivered from the shipyard in Yangzhou.  Since Furetank has a long-term contract […]

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