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‘Even low-level air pollution raises risk of dementia’ new study warns

Scientists warn this is likely to pose signficant problems as the world’s population becomes increasingly city-centric

Siemens Gamesa debuts 170-metre rotor turbine in Sweden

Each turbine is estimated to provide enough power for approximately 5,000 European homes a year, while avoiding the emission of 15,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide

Octopus announces €68m Swedish wind acquisition

The new wind farm will be in full operation by mid-2021

Sweden’s tallest wooden tower ‘saves 550 tonnes of CO2’

The record-breaking solid-timber landmark which is nine floors high, uses high-precision technology involving solid timber with glued laminated elements that result in air-tight and energy-efficient construction

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

Lundin Petroleum aims to become carbon neutral by 2030

It has also proposed to replace ‘Petroleum’ with ‘Energy in its name

EU bank lends £200m for nearly-zero energy buildings in Sweden

Swedish property company Wallenstam will use the financing to build sustainable affordable housing projects across the country

GE Renewable Energy to supply turbines for 143MW Swedish wind farm

The Blåbergsliden wind farm is expected to generate enough energy for over 135,000 homes and save more than 13,000 tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions every year

Siemens Gamesa to deploy its ‘most powerful’ onshore turbine in Sweden

The hardware is capable of withstanding temperatures as low as -40°C and operating at temperatures as low as -30°C

Swedish firm wins €5.8m for battery recycling plant

Northvolt aims to use 50% recycled materials in all its new battery cells by 2030