Iberdrola agrees 9GW Swedish offshore wind deal

The projects are expected to commence operations in 2029

Wooden wind turbine towers project bags €6.5m EU grant

The funding will support the construction of the first commercial wooden turbine tower

Swedish city of Jönköping moves to electrify its public transport system

Volvo Buses has been contracted by the bus company Vy Buss to deliver 49 high-capacity electric buses by summer next year

Sweden launches its ‘first’ wooden wind power tower

Carbon dioxide absorbed by trees as they grow is stored in the wooden tower, which means that the wind turbines are climate-neutral

Sweden closes last coal power plant in transition to cleaner energy future

The move means Sweden has become the third European nation to eliminate the polluting fossil fuel from its electricity production

Parents ‘have bigger carbon footprint than childless couples’

A new report suggests this is largely because of increased transportation and food consumption changes

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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