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  • Karpalund Biogas Plant, Kristianstad

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    The digestion facility for the production of biogas is one of the bigger in Sweden, treating about 85,000 tons of organic material every year. The facility receives manure, industrial organic waste from nearby food industries and pretreated organic household waste. The company is owned by the municipality of Kristianstad and it delivers biogas to the large utilities company E.ON and bio-fertilizer from production residues to the region's farmers.

  • Kvillebäcken – First green district

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    Kvillebäcken is the first urban district in Gothenburg built according to the new, more stringent, environmental demands. Traffic and buildings will be adapted to a more environmentally sustainable community, where no inhabitants will be dependent on transport by car. Housing and commercial buildings will meet strict demands on energy balance, indoor environment, healthy materials, protection from noise and moisture, greenery in the courtyards, and surface water management.

  • Landfill gas is being extracted in Bro

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    The district heat plant in Bro produces environmentally friendly power. About ¾ of the installation's total heat production comes from landfill gas from Ragnsell landfill in Högbytorp. The remaining energy is produced by burning vegetable oil.

  • Lantmännen Agroetanol - Ethanol factory

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    Ethanol can be produced from most raw ingredients that contain sugar or starch, which can in turn be broken down to sugar. In the Norrköping factory wheat, rye and barley are used as raw ingredients. Around 550,000 tonnes of grain are required to produce 210,000 m3 of ethanol. With a yield of 5.5 tonnes per hectare for wheat/triticale in Central Sweden, the factory's capacity is equivalent to a plantation of 100,000 hectares.

  • More Biogas Småland AB

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    More Biogas Småland was formed in February 2011. The Company has 22 co-owners of which 18 are farmers in the near region of Kalmar.

    More Biogas has a fermentation plant, the plant produce compressed vehicle fuel for local use. Raw material is manure from farmer´s farms and food waste from households in the neighboring municipalities.

  • New combined heat and power plant in Solna

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    The energy company Norrenergi has been commissioned to build a biofuel-fired district heat plant in northern Kymlinge. The installation will secure the supply of electricity and heat in growing areas within the municipalities of Solna and Sundbyberg. Furthermore, thanks to the plant, the municipalities can count with reduced emissions of carbon dioxide by 15 %, which is in line with the Parliament’s fixed objective for reduced emissions.

  • New environmentally-friendly CHP plant in Igelsta

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    Söderenergi invests 250 million Euros in a bio fuel-fired combined heat and power plant (CHP) in Igelsta. The CHP will be able to supply energy to close on 100.000 dwellings, which makes Igelsta to one of the biggest biofuel-fired heat-electric power plants in the world.

  • Organic model farm at Nynäs gård

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    At Nynäs gård, there is a biogas installation, which is designed for the farm's phosphorus needs. The farm does no longer need to purchase any chemical fertilizers, nor does it need to buy fuel for its vehicles.

  • Production of Liquid Biogas at Loudden

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    An installation for production of Liquid Biogas (LBG) is under construction at Loudden in Stockholm. This will be the first large-scale biogas installation in Stockholm, which produces biogas using organic waste.

  • Rindi Energi, Sjöbo

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    The Rindi thermal power station in Sjöbo was built in 2002. A total of 84 MSEK was invested in a power station and a district heating network that produces 30 GWh of heat for the municipality’s 1200 houses. The company Rindi Energi has specialized in running power plants and district heating systems in small municipalities and the company runs both the power plant and the heating system. The Sjöbo plant is fuelled using wood chips and sawdust from forestry residues.

  • Sandviksverket combined power and heating plant

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    Sandviksverket in Växjo is a combined power and heating plant, producing heat to the city’s district heating system and power to the electricity market
    Supply of green energy to the city of Växjö

    The plant is 98 percent fuelled with bark, shavings, wood chips and a small amount peat. Consequently its energy production has very little environmental impact. In fact emissions of carbon dioxide are reduced by 249,000 metric tons annually by leaving out the fossil fuels.

  • Sannegårdshamnen – From dockland to sustainable housing

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    This 100 year-old harbour was primarily used for handling coal and coke. Its curved wharfs have been renovated and supplemented with low wooden jetties.

    Inland from the wharfs, there are housing complexes built around green yards. Attractive outdoor areas, seats in sunny locations and well-planned green areas make ideal places for meeting and socialising.

  • Sjölunda Wastewater Treatment Plant, Malmö

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    Sjölunda Wastewater Treatment Plant, Malmö At the Sjölunda plant in Malmö wastewater from 550,000 inhabitants is treated. The plant was built in 1963. Recently expansion of biological treatment has reduced the use of precipitation chemicals to meet the Swedish requirements and the plant has at the same time reached emission requirements of organic compounds, phosphorous, and nitrogen. The sludge produced is used at the plant’s own production unit for biogas.

  • Skistar Sälen

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    Sälen boasts the largest alpine ski area in northern Europe, and is a dream destination for families who enjoy skiing. Choose between many different types of lodging and varied skiing.

  • Smedjebacken - Heat and electricity for district heating network

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    Twenty solar collectors connected to Bävergläntan’s wood-chip fired furnace, which provides heat and electricity to both the property and other industrial businesses A few years ago, the oil was replaced by a woodchip fired furnace. Now the wood-fired heating is supplemented with solar energy, primarily during the summer when the furnace is expensive to keep running. The purchaser for the system is Bävergläntans Fastighets in Smedjebacken, in Dalarna province, in Sweden.

  • Solar cells on Kungsmadskolan

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    There are approximately 1,000 m2 of solar cells on the roof of Kungsmadskolan, an upper secondary school in Växjö. The solar cells are estimated to deliver about 6 percent of the total energy use.

  • Solar power plant for heat and electricity

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    Sweden’s first solar power plant for heat and electricity at Härnösand has been connected to the local district heating network. The plant has 20 solar collectors that generate heat for the district heating network and electricity for the electric power grid directly from the sun. The purchaser is the district energy company, Hemab, which can now offer their customers energy-friendly energy. A field with a 200 m 2 Absolicon X10 PVT system was installed next to the headquarters of the energy company. The installation is installed on the ground.