Vattenfall ‘unfreezes’ EV charge for polar temperatures!

The company has trialled the use of an electric truck within the arctic circle

SCA lent €300m to upgrade paper mill to tear down emissions and energy use

The financing will support the upgrade of its kraftliner mill at Obbola, further enhancing production of recyclable and renewable packaging with a process known as papermaking 4.0 and helping reduce its carbon footprint

Centrica signs three wind PPAs with European developer

Helsinki-based Taaleri Energia will provide renewable electricity from three wind farms in Finland and Sweden with a total capacity of 266.4MW

Vattenfall awards contract to dismantle Ringhals 1 and 2 nuclear reactor tanks

Ringhals 1 was shut down on 31st December 2020 after nearly 45 years of power operation while Ringhals 2 was taken out of service a year prior to that

Octopus Renewables Infrastructure Trust switches on 48MW Swedish wind farm

The project was the company’s first investment

Hydrogen could rule with an iron fist!

Fossil-free hydrogen was used to create sponge iron as part of an initiative that is forecast to cut nearly 90% of emissions associated with steelmaking

Vattenfall launches ‘fossil-free’ hydrogen study that could slash Sweden’s total emissions by 20%

The energy company will work with the Swedish fuel company Preem to produce ‘fossil-free’ hydrogen for biofuel production

Swedish council votes in favour of nuclear waste disposal facility

The final decision now lies with the Swedish Government and is the last remaining decision point for developer SKB to obtain the construction licence for the repository in Forsmark

Borealis granted €250m to develop circular economy solutions for plastics

It will enable the company to intensify the development of polyolefins-based circular solutions used in a wide range of applications in consumers products, packaging and power transmission cabling

New €40.5m EU initiative for battery research charges ahead

The BATTERY 2030+ programme’s goal is to create more environmentally friendly and safer batteries with better performance, greater storage options and longer life