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The right mix of green energy

Uppsala University, In Sweden, we get as much energy from nuclear power (40–45 per cent) as from hydropower. This is followed by wind power at 10–14 per cent. Credit: Istockphoto Summary Can we get by on just renewable energy? Can energy from the sun, wind and water cover our...

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India, Sweden to cooperate in Smart Cities, energy

Business Standard Summary India and Sweden on Tuesday agreed to further deepen their cooperation in the Smart Cities initiative, transport and energy sectors. The two countries will exchange knowledge and explore cooperation on smart cities, including transit-oriented urban...

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This data center's excess heat will help warm thousands of homes

Stig Øyvann, ZDNet Digiplex and Stockholm Exergi say their large-scale heat reuse agreement is a world's first. Image: Åke Eson Lindman/Digiplex Summary A Stockholm data center's heat exchangers are being linked up to the city's heating network. Nordic data-center operator...

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DigiPlex plugs into district heating in Stockholm

Peter Judge, DataCenter Dynamics Summary Waste heat from established data center now goes to good use Nordic data center operator DigiPlex will connect its Stockholm data center to the local district heating system, providing enough hot air to warm 10,000 apartments, thanks to a deal...

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District heating to ships

Celsius Smart Cities Summary Stena Danica has a capacity of 2275 passengers and operates the route Gothenburg - Fred-rikshavn 650 times each year. Through a ground-breaking demonstration project, it is con-nected to the local district heating grid when it arrives to port in Gothenburg instead...


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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