Tag: Sweden

Wooden sailing ship Götheborg using RME fuel from Adesso Bioproducts

Wooden sailing ship Götheborg using RME fuel from Adesso Bioproducts

September 1, 2021 |

In Sweden, when sailing to Stockholm, and back to Gothenburg, the ship Götheborg uses RME biodiesel instead of marine diesel in two of its four fuel tanks. The initiative is part of a bigger sustainability commitment to minimize the ship’s environmental impact and promote solutions for a more sustainable world. Despite being a sailing ship, […]

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Preem and Vattenfall explore further hydrogen biofuel production

Preem and Vattenfall explore further hydrogen biofuel production

July 13, 2021 |

In Sweden, according to a study conducted in the spring, the Preem Lysekil plant is very well suited for an electrolysis plant for hydrogen biofuel production. Carbon dioxide emissions can be reduced by at least 80 percent for hydrogen that is produced fossil-free instead of with fossil-based raw materials. An initial 50 megawatt plant will […]

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Scania teams with Flixbus and Gasum on first long-distance biogas-fueled bus route

Scania teams with Flixbus and Gasum on first long-distance biogas-fueled bus route

June 30, 2021 |

In Sweden, in a collaboration between Scania, mobility provider Flixbus and gas supplier Gasum, the first long distance coach running on biogas will operate the Stockholm-Oslo route. Powered by liquid biogas (LBG), the coach will reduce climate impact and contribute to a fossil-free transport between the two Nordic capitals. Biogas is currently used in compressed […]

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Preem testing renewable gasoline production from saw dust

Preem testing renewable gasoline production from saw dust

June 21, 2021 |

In Sweden, the first tests to produce renewable gasoline from sawdust have just been carried out at Preem’s refinery in Lysekil. Work has now started to process 50,000 metric tons of pyrolysis oil at the plant. The renewable raw material will be delivered from the Swedish company Pyrocell. Extensive tests have now begun in Lysekil […]

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Swedish Energy Agency supports Swedish/Dutch SAF project

Swedish Energy Agency supports Swedish/Dutch SAF project

June 17, 2021 |

In Sweden, the Swedish Energy Agency announced it will grant funds to KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, Södra, Växjö Energi, SkyNRG, RISE Research Institutes of Sweden and 2030-sekretariatet to continue their research on the development of production of Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) in the Växjö region in Småland, Sweden. The funding will support the consortium to […]

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Koenigsegg experimenting with Volcanol

Koenigsegg experimenting with Volcanol

June 15, 2021 |

In Sweden, the Robb Report says the boutique Swedish car manufacturer Koenigsegg is experimenting with the use of biofuel produced from the CO2 released from volcanos to produce methanol as engine fuel, known as Volcanol. The company aims to be technology neutral, integrating whatever solutions are as close to carbon neutral as possible not just […]

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Microsoft to power new cloud region in Sweden on Preem’s renewable diesel

Microsoft to power new cloud region in Sweden on Preem’s renewable diesel

June 7, 2021 |

In Sweden, Microsoft is establishing a new cloud region in Sweden that will be powered by 100 percent renewable energy and be among the most sustainably designed and operated in the world. Microsoft’s datacenters include generators to provide essential backup power to support business continuity in case of service interruptions or outages. Preem Evolution Diesel […]

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Alfa Laval scores $50M order on renewable diesel refinery conversion project

Alfa Laval scores $50M order on renewable diesel refinery conversion project

May 31, 2021 |

In Sweden, Alfa Laval has won a $50 million order to supply processing systems and equipment for feedstock pretreatment to a U.S. refinery that is switching from traditional petroleum refining to renewable biofuel production.   The landmark order is among the largest to date for Alfa Laval. It follows strategic investments made by the company in […]

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Topsoe and Preem conclude conversion of Gothenburg refinery

Topsoe and Preem conclude conversion of Gothenburg refinery

May 25, 2021 |

In Sweden, together, Topsoe and Preem have concluded the revamp of Preem’s Gothenburg refinery, which is part of Preem’s endeavors to reduce Sweden’s total carbon emissions by 20%. This is the second revamp of the hydrotreater, following a revamp in 2010 that upgraded the unit to co-process 30% renewable feedstock using Topsoe’s HydroFlex™ technology. The […]

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Alfa Laval secures order to support renewable diesel and jet fuel production

Alfa Laval secures order to support renewable diesel and jet fuel production

May 3, 2021 |

In Sweden, Alfa Laval has won an order to supply a processing line to a petroleum refiner to support production of renewable diesel and jet fuels in Europe. The order has a value of approximately SEK 155 million and was booked in the Food Systems unit of the Food & Water Division. Delivery is scheduled […]

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