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Swedish heat energy system – new tensions and lock-ins after a successful transition

Bioenergy International Summary Sweden has successfully begun a transition to a low-carbon energy system, reducing domestic greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 24 percent from 1990 to 2014 and by more than 40 percent since the mid-1970s. The share of fossil fuel energy in heating is below 5...


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Discarded H&M clothing is fueling a Swedish power plant

Matt Hickman, Mother Nature Network Kraftvärmeverket, the largest combined heat and power plant in Sweden, includes a new, highly advanced waste-to-energy facility where recycled wood, household garbage and H&M clothing is burned. (Photo: Lasse Frederiksson/Mälarenergi') ...


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A Tale of Two Cities: Swedish community sets climate example for Peterborough

Alan Slavin, The Peterborough Examiner Summary Climate change is upon us, caused primarily by excessive use of fossil fuels which produce greenhouse gases (GHGs). Extreme weather events are disrupting our lives and costing us dearly, but we can limit the severity of this planetary change. ...


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Optimizing Efficiency of CHP Plant with Add-On Heat Pump in Stockholm, Sweden

Speakers Kenneth Hoffman, GEA Refrigeration Technologies #ConferenceProceeding #CampusEnergyConference #Optimization #GEARefrigerationTechnologies #Stockholm #Sweden #HeatPumps #2014

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Public Private Partnerships: A Successful Option

Speakers Bernt Andersson, Termoekonomi AB #AnnualConference #ConferenceProceeding #2014 #BusinessModelsandFinancing #Termoekonomi #CommunityEnergy

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The city where the internet warms people's homes

Erin Biba, BBC Summary “The cloud” is a real place. The pictures you post on Instagram, the happy birthday wishes you leave on Facebook pages, and the TV shows you stream on Netflix aren’t living in a nebulous ball of condensation in the sky. They live on a massive series of servers – all...


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Data Center Firm Expects to Halve Energy Cost by Recycling Heat

Mary Branscombe, DataCenter Knowledge Modern data centers don’t need to be in the middle of nowhere . New approaches to cooling and to building architecture are making urban locations attractive, especially in countries where low-cost renewable energy is plentiful. That’s the...


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New data centre to re-use waste heat to warm 10,000 homes

Ashton Young, Data Center News Summary A new high-density data centre in Stockholm is set to boost Sweden’s ‘clean green’ image even further by reusing waste heat to warm homes. The announcement from Borderlight AB, supplier of advanced IT and Telecom services, revealed the facility will have...


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From Refinery to a Ship - a story about heat recovery projects within Gothenburg Energy

Summary How a commercial Vessel was connected to District Heating Network and the development and installation of Compact District Heating Stations at Gothenburg Energy. At a large automotive plant in Sweden a large heat recovery system based on Shell and Tube Heat Exchangers was replaced by...

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Swedish heat energy system – new tensions and lock-ins after a successful transition

Adis Dzebo and Björn Nykvist, Stokholm Environment Institute July, 2017 Summary This policy brief highlights the successes and challenges Sweden's heat energy system faces as it moves towards a low carbon energy system. Sweden has successfully begun a transition to a low-carbon energy system,...