Tag: Sweden

Gasum and Stora Enso to produce biogas from mill wastewater

Gasum and Stora Enso to produce biogas from mill wastewater

January 18, 2021 |

In Sweden, production of Multicopy paper is about to contribute to the biofuel production in Sweden. The energy company Gasum and Stora Enso will together turn waste into renewable green energy. Wastewater can be a challenge for mills. Vast volumes of process water containing organic residues need to be treated. At the Stora Enso’s Nymölla […]

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Swedish logistics companies happy with LBG trucks following tests

Swedish logistics companies happy with LBG trucks following tests

January 12, 2021 |

In Sweden, six logistics companies in Sweden tested LBG trucks as a way to reduce their emissions. These logistic companies are part of MaserFrakt, the biggest transportation company in Sweden. According to MaserFrakt, the companies that tested LBG were happy with its climate impact and the drivers appreciated the quiet engines of the LBG trucks.  […]

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Swedish outdoor brand introduces plant-based backpack

Swedish outdoor brand introduces plant-based backpack

January 11, 2021 |

In Sweden, popular outdoor brand Fjallraven has introduced a backpack made almost entirely out of renewable materials.  Dubbed Tree-Kanken, the backpack is part of the company’s popular Kanken line of tote/commuter bags that Fjallraven calls the “ambassador” of its brand. Like the conventional Kanken, Tree-Kanken has 16-liter capacity and includes a large U-pocket. However, Tree-Kanken […]

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Wärtsilä to supply two large-scale biogas upgrading plants to Denmark

Wärtsilä to supply two large-scale biogas upgrading plants to Denmark

January 6, 2021 |

In Sweden, Wärtsilä will supply two large-scale biogas upgrading plants to different locations in Denmark. The order was placed by Nature Energy, the world’s leading biomethane company. By injecting biomethane – the end product of upgraded biogas – to the gas grid, Denmark will be taking an important step towards its stated ambition of becoming […]

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Swedish transport company receives $144.7M green bus structured financing loan

Swedish transport company receives $144.7M green bus structured financing loan

December 28, 2020 |

In Sweden, Transdev has announced its first $144.7 million green bus structured financing transaction, aimed at providing the Swedish city of Gothenburg with low-carbon public transportation, arranged with Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG) and Societe Generale, supported by the European Investment Bank (EIB). This achievement is a significant milestone and commitment by Transdev on its […]

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Scania manufacturing plant goes fossil free thanks to RME and HVO

Scania manufacturing plant goes fossil free thanks to RME and HVO

December 14, 2020 |

In Sweden, Scania’s cab production plant in Oskarshamn, Sweden, enters 2021 as fully fossil free. It will thereby be the first of its major production plants around the world to successfully phase out carbon emitting production elements. The largest contribution to reducing carbon emissions has been to convert the three ovens – water drying, powder […]

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Swedish Armed Forces continues aviation biofuel trials

Swedish Armed Forces continues aviation biofuel trials

December 8, 2020 |

In Sweden, the Swedish Armed Forces is closely following the biofuel project that the Swedish Defense Materiel Administration (FMV) is conducting together with GKN Aerospace Engine Systems Sweden in Trollhättan. Engine tests have been performed in order to study possible differences in performance and engine function when using a 50/50 mix of biofuel compared to […]

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LKAB to invest up to $47B over 20 years in shift to carbon-free sponge iron

LKAB to invest up to $47B over 20 years in shift to carbon-free sponge iron

November 24, 2020 |

In Sweden, state-owned mining and mineral group LKAB will switch from producing iron ore pellets to producing carbon-free sponge iron using new, hydrogen-based technology, a $47 billion investment over the next 20 years. It will be the largest industrial initiative in modern times and when fully introduced it will create thousands of new jobs and […]

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Preem’s Lysekil refinery first to produce renewable diesel in Sweden

Preem’s Lysekil refinery first to produce renewable diesel in Sweden

November 11, 2020 |

In Sweden, for the first time, renewable raw materials are being converted to Swedish Environmental Class 1 diesel at Preem’s refinery in Lysekil. The aim is to annually produce up to 950,000 cubic meters of renewable fuel by 2024. This is part of a larger project that intends to rebuild the existing Synsat plant for […]

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Doctoral thesis on bioluminescent textiles opens up new applications

Doctoral thesis on bioluminescent textiles opens up new applications

October 26, 2020 |

In Sweden, doctoral candidate Sweta Iyer has created bioluminescent textiles using enzyme immobilization and plasma treatments. “The important research question was to understand the bioluminescent reaction mechanism that exists in different living organisms and the selection of the reaction system. This was important in order to make it possible to use the luminescent effects in […]

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