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  • The Living Lab Shaping the Housing of Tomorrow

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    What will future, sustainable housing look like? HSB Living Lab is a research and demonstration arena, consisting of real homes for students and guest researchers. This exciting project innovates on site, enhancing the sustainability and quality of present and future homes and buildings. At HSB Living Lab, the private and public sectors and academia work together to create an innovation arena that integrates solutions for the real-estate industry. The arena promotes more efficient use of land and counteracts market failure.

  • 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.

  • Västermalmsverket Falun - Heat and power from biomass

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    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:

  • Mora Recycling Centre

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    A world class recycle centre where the households can leave their bulky waste, garden waste, electronic waste and hazardous waste. It is also possible to hand in items for reuse. At the recycle centre at Vattumyren the household can leave different kinds of waste for free. That is a service which is included in the municipal waste fee. There are containers for burnable bulky waste, metal scrap, corrugated cardboard, small electronics and wheels from cars, garden waste, kitchen appliances, concrete and bricks. Inside the building you can hand in your hazardous waste and items for reuse.

  • Fågelmyra recycling centre

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    Fågelmyra is Borlänge municipality recycling center. This is where bulky waste is placed. Borlange residents sort their waste into containers or as hazardous waste. All containers are signposted and marked to facilitate the sorting. If you believe that all waste ends up in the same place, you will be mighty surprised if you visited Fågelmyra recycling center.

  • High Voltage Valley Walk: a Tour of Discovery at the Cutting Edge of Sustainable Energy

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    Experience a unique hub for research, innovation and new technology in electrical power engineering, with a focus on smart grids. In Ludvika, a leading centre in sustainable energy supply, you can take an inspiring walk that will provide new insights into cutting-edge projects to power the future. For more than a century Ludvika in central Sweden has been a centre for innovation and development in electrical power. And the city is still a world-leading centre for research, innovation and new technology in this field.

  • 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.

  • District Heating Moskogen - Secures heat supply with reliable delivery and low environmental impact

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    CHP plant produces district heating for Kalmar city and suburbs as well as renewable electricity equivalent to 1/3 of Kalmar's electricity needs. The plant is fed with biomass from the forest in the form of wood chips, bark and residues from forestry and wood industries as well as a small amount of peat. CHP plant produces district heating for Kalmar city and suburbs as well as renewable electricity equivalent to 1/3 of Kalmar's electricity needs.

  • Windpower in Hörnefors

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    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.