What are the five greenest cities in the world?

In this week’s top 5 series, ELN looks at the cities that have set an example of environmental action

Plans for carbon negative district heating in Sweden

Stockholm Exergi is exploring whether a carbon capture system could be used at the Värtaverket power plant in Stockholm

World’s first Museum of Fossil Fuels opens in Sweden

Visitors will be able to smell the scents particular to fossil fuels, listen to the sounds of engines and experience a replica of a petrol station

Energy efficiency in Stockholm gets €56m boost

The European Investment Bank (EIB) is lending €56 million (£49m) to build “nearly zero-energy” apartments in Stockholm. Non-profit private housing firm SKB will upgrade 349 apartments between 2018 and 2021 and reduce the amount of energy consumed to less than 55kWh per square metre. Alexander Stubb, EIB Vice President said: “This brings us one step […]

E.ON builds 25MW waste-to-energy plant in Sweden

E.ON is building a 25MW waste-to-energy plant in Sweden. The €250 million (£218.9m) thermal waste recycling facility in Stockholm will produce electricity, heat and biogas and is expected to significantly improve the sustainable development of the city. It will be made up of a combined heat and power (CHP) facility and a biogas plant, adjoined by […]