Tag Archives: Etanol

Sweden’s Renewable Majority

Tweet 51%. The majority of Sweden’s energy comes from renewable sources. It is an achievement that has surpassed both the EU’s target of 49% by 2020 and the Swedish parliament adopted target of 50 percent in 2020.The seeds to this … 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

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

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

First commercial flight on biokerosene

Tweet KLM Royal Dutch Airlines  will launch more than 200 flights being operated on biokerosene between Amsterdam and Paris. “KLM has once again shown it is stimulating the development of biokerosene”, according to managing director Camiel Eurlings. “In November 2009 … Continue reading

Subsidies should be cut for biofuels said a new lobby group

Tweet In a new report a group of leading multinational organisations as the World Bank, Word Trade Organisations and the UN saying that Government subsidies to promote the use of biofuels should be eliminated. The report will be delivered this month … Continue reading

Will the renewables scenarios be attractive enough for the investors?

Tweet Close to 80 percent of the world‘s energy supply could be met by renewables by mid-century if backed by the right enabling public policies a new report shows. The findings, from over 120 researchers working with the Intergovernmental Panel on … Continue reading

The car industry the next step for battery entrepreneur Christina Lampe-Önnerud

Tweet Among the 850 participants at the Sustainability Day in Stockholm April 12, I met again Christina Lampe-Önnerud, CEO of Boston-Power. It was two years ago since I met her in Boston and she was just to sign the first big contract with HP, with Boston-Powers lithium-ion battery. With 150 patents in the baggage she aims now to focus on a wider … Continue reading

Alternative fuel vehicles up to 38,1 % in Sweden (March 2011)

Tweet In March 2011 registered 11 244 alternative fuel vehicles, equivalent to 38.1% against 34.1% in March 2010. The green car share so far this year is 35.4% against 35.9% in the same period last year. Most registered are diesel versions of Volvo V50, VWGolf, Ford Focus, Kia C’eed, and Renault Megane. For environmental cars  in March were 12.2% ethanol cars, 58.7% diesel, 20.5% gasoline, 3.7% and 4.9%hybrid gas, according to BilSweden Read more Gröna Bilister and Bil Sweden  

The EU Transport strategy 2050: key measures – guide

Tweet The European Commission adopted a comprehensive strategy (Transport 2050) for a competitive transport system that will increase mobility, remove major barriers in key areas and fuel growth and employment. At the same time, the proposals will dramatically reduce Europe’s … Continue reading