Category Archives: Bioenergy

Sweden may have moved first to break fossil fuel dependency, but it’s no thanks to the pension funds

Tweet The planet’s atmosphere is constantly being flooded with more greenhouse gases. The more that we unleash, the more we warm the planet. Put simply: now is the time to let our fossil fuel reserves rest in peace. If we … Continue reading

Why will Sweden be a leader on Bioenergy?

Tweet   Some days ago I visited Gothenburg in Sweden to meet people coming from Swedens Bioenergy sector. I did an interview with Gustav Melin, CEO of Svebio – The association of Bioenergy in Sweden. Read more from an earlier … Continue reading

How to reduce fossil fuel – new inquiry by the Swedish Government

Tweet A week ago journalists, lobbyists, politicians and various other stakeholders attended Almedalen Week, one of Sweden’s biggest political events. A total of 17,000 people took part in approximately 1700 different seminars and workshops and of those that attended, 300 were … Continue reading

Sweden will not fear a new oil crise – less dependent on oil…..

Tweet The Swedish newspaper – Dagens Industry – said yesterday that the world price of crude oil is highest ever measured in Swedish kronor.Even taking inflation into account the oil is more expensive today than it was during the oil … Continue reading

Sweden will not fear a new oil crise – less dependent on oil…..

Tweet The Swedish newspaper – Dagens Industri – wrote in an article this weekend that the world price of crude oil is highest ever measured in Swedish kronor. Even taking inflation into account the oil is more expensive today than it was during the oil crises of 1970 – century. On friday, Financial Times write in … Continue reading

New Danish report – Get more from less

Tweet Denmark, which took over the presidency of the EU on 1 January ( 6 month), hopes an agreement can be reached at the 9 March meeting on the the commission’s low-carbon roadmap.Today a new report tell us that Denmark is one … Continue reading

New IEA World Outlook Report on Energy

Tweet Modern energy services are crucial to human well‐being and to a country’s economic development; and yet globally over 1.3 billion people are without access to electricity and 2.7 billion people are without clean cooking facilities. More than 95% of … Continue reading

Biofuels for cars and airplanes

Tweet In an article today in The New York Times we could read that the world’s airlines will carry 2.8 billion passengers and 46 million tons of freight this year. They will burn somewhere between 210 million and 220 million tons of … Continue reading

The first bio refinery in Sweden from agriculture crops

Tweet Just outside Svalöv in Skåne is Sweden’s first biorefinery to make the chemicals of agricultural crops under construction. There, wheat, hemp and other plants is converted into chemicals, plastics, paints, pet bottles, packaging, ink, vitamins and other products that … Continue reading

Sustainability and biofuels

Tweet The Dutch government has granted temporary acceptance to four biofuel sustainability systems from July 1 to December 31, 2011. – The four systems are: – Round Table on Responsible Soy (RTRS) – International Sustainability and Carbon Certification (ISCC) – … Continue reading