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.
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.
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.
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.
Within Umeå municipality there are a total of 19 wastewater treatment plants. The largest, Umeå Wastewater Treatment Plant, takes care of wastewater from households and various businesses in Umeå and surrounding villages. Every year, it receives about 13 million cubic meters of waste water, containing about 3000 tons of organic material and about 80 tonnes of phosphorus. The process of cleaning water demands a lot of energy, but the plant also produce biogas which gives 23 000 kWh per day. Clean water
Högdalenverket, which is one of Europe’s most modern installations for energy extracted from waste, produces electricity and heat from Stockholm’s combustible household waste and industry waste. Högdalenverket is an important component in the district heating network of southern Stockholm. The waste-fired Högdalenverket is one of Stockholm’s largest combined heat and power plants. It provides environmentally-friendly heat and electricity to large parts of southern Stockholm.
Wind power is an endless and renewable source of energy that has been used for thousands of years. It plays an important role in Umeå Energis investment in renewable energy and is in line with the company’s aim to be completely carbon neutral by 2018. In total, the municipality owned company Umeå Energi owns ten wind turbines, which provide significant climate benefits. These turbines are situated in the towns of Hörnefors, Holmsund and Robertsfors. Hörnefors wind power plant consists of eleven turbines with an output of 2 MW each from two different manufacturers, Vestas and Enercon.
The Älvsbacka Bridge in Skellefteå is one of many pedestrian bridges constructed by Martinsons since the end of the 1980s.
The enviromental benefits frome construction in wood is just one of many. Wooden pedestrian bridges have many advantages over other bridge types:
High level of prefabrication
- Fast assembly times
- Minimal inconvenience to traffic with bridge spanning a road
- Low costs for transport and laying the foundation
- Documented quality and service life
World's first eco-labeled heating!
As the first company in the world, Falun Energy & Water now delivers heating, cooling and electricity with Environmental Certification. The label sets very high standards for the goods accepted and is often called "the world's toughest environmental label". This means that we ensure that: