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Vattenfall selects Eliq for unique customer engagement in district heating project

Smart Energy International Summary Swedish power company Vattenfall has partnered with Eliq to trial new technology for customer engagement and optimisation of district heating in homes . District heating networks can contribute to a smart and decarbonised energy...

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Mission Zero Waste

Keith Loria, Biomass Magazine Summary Fueled by population growth and a growing global economy, waste volumes around the world continue to escalate. In response, many countries have beefed up their efforts to increase recycling rates and implement more waste-to-energy (WTE) initiatives. ...

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Geminor Begins Bulk RDF Shipments to Swedish Waste to Energy Plant

Ben Messenger, Waste Management World Summary Northern Irish waste and recycling firm, Geminor, has made its first bulk shipment of RDF to the Landskrona Energi waste to energy facility in the south-western corner of Sweden. Geminor explained that the boiler at Landskrona Energi district...

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Sweden's sustainable cities a lesson for Australia

Georgia Clark, Government News Summary The involvement of local government has been essential to Swedish city’s remarkable carbon emissions reduction success, experts say. It calls itself “the greenest city in Europe.” Växjö, a city in southern Sweden’s Kronoberg County, achieved a...

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40 MW ammonia heat pump system installed in Malmö

Charlotte McLaughlin, Ammonia21 Summary Four GEA ammonia heat pumps, each with a heating capacity of 10 MW (in total 40 MW), have been installed at an E.ON-operated district heating plant. Accelerate Europe reports. E.ON, one of the world's largest investor-owned electric utility service...

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Boss of Vattenfall on how the Swedish utility giant is making green energy pay

Jillian Ambrose, The Telegraph Summary T he boss of Sweden’s largest utility appears too tall for the cramped central London meeting room he strides into. Magnus Hall, chief executive of Vattenfall, seems better suited to more expansive horizons; softly rolling hills perhaps – or cold, bright...

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Energy in Sweden 2017

Summary With the publication of Energy in Sweden , the Swedish Energy Agency intends to provide an overall picture of the current situation and development of the energy sector in Sweden. As a complement to the publication, the collection of statistics Energy in Sweden - Facts and Figures ...

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EcoDataCenter plans world's first carbon-positive data centre

TradeArabia Summary EcoDataCenter, a leading Swedish developer of climate-positive data centres, has taken a global lead in this segment and is launching the first carbon positive data centre in the world, in Falun, central Sweden. With data centres expected to consume as much as 20 per...

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Is James Corden right to claim Sweden is a clean, green, ecological paradise?

David Crouch, Ecologist James Corden interviews Lewis Hamilton around the track at Rockingham Motor Speedway for Puma Forever Speed (Credit: Tom Oldham) Summary James Corden – actor, TV comedian, and one of the many who believe Sweden is a clean, green, ecological paradise. Here he is ...

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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...