Sweden is reducing its emissions. Investments in new, better technology is making production greener and more efficient. Still, Sweden is a small country. To make a real difference, our cleantech solutions have to reach countries where energy consumption is higher and industry less...Read More
Mar 31, 2015 |
The project Advantage Environment showcases existing and future products, each promising a reduced environmental impact compared to technologies they replace. More than 250 feature articles and a number of videos tell an ongoing story of how greener products and smart innovations provide job opportunities in Sweden and improve the environment everywhere. This video features representatives of LKAB, Ludvig Svensson,...Read More
Feb 20, 2015 |
TEKO, the Swedish Textile and Clothing Industries Association, is no stranger to challenge and change. ”We work with environmental issues in many different ways. From being a side issue ten years ago, it is now a key issue for Swedish companies. ” The industry’s ambition to develop new, environmentally efficient textile products has a great potential – not least...Read More
Aug 27, 2014 |
One of the laws of physics is that energy, in the form of heat, can never be destroyed. Pionen, a Stockholm server farm, houses thousands of servers that constantly generate heat. Owned and operated by Internet company Bahnhof, Pionen now recycles and sells this waste heat to the local district heating network run by the Fortum utility. In so...Read More
Feb 18, 2014 |
M2M stands for machine to machine. It concerns machines that are connected to other machines and automatically perform processes. Climate-smart optimization methods, sensor-controlled traffic monitoring and other M2M solutions are expected to reduce carbon dioxide emissions...Read More
Jan 21, 2014 |
Chemistry is the study of material composition, properties, structure and reactions of different substances with each other. Upon reflection, one realizes that everything around us is chemistry. Chemistry is also central to achieving a sustainable society in the future. It is something that five chemical companies in Stenungssund seized on and under the slogan “Sustainable Chemistry 2030” they are...Read More
Dec 12, 2013 |
Demand for steel is increasing and many environmentally friendly applications such as wind turbines and railways require steel. Swedish iron is at the forefront in terms of both mining and recycling. Environmental Benefits are visiting Hofors, where the company ScanArc Plasma Technologies represents a technological leap in iron, which could ultimately halve carbon emissions. Today it is used mostly...Read More
Dec 2, 2013 |
Internationally, Sweden has tough climate goals. By 2030, Sweden wants a fossil-free fleet of trucks. The transport industry is facing tough challenges that require quick solutions and trials to develop new ideas. Some examples include Vattenfall that is working with infrastructure and charging stations, and Electroengine that is working with battery technology where high capacity and durability are of...Read More
Nov 29, 2013 |
Environmental benefits often come through hi-tech solutions and excellence, but they can also come from surprisingly simple techniques. The Sundsvall hospital is cooled with an energy saving of 95% compared to traditional systems. Solvatten purifies water in developing countries, providing both environmental, health and economic benefits. Longopacs seemingly simple garbage bags generate 11 times less carbon emissions. These three...Read More
The Swedish project Advantage Environment provides information about existing and future products designed to reduce environmental impacts.
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offers risk capital, expertise and establishment support for investment in new growth markets in Africa, Asia, Latin America and Eastern Europe (non-EU).
is a website based on cooperation between government and industry and stakeholder associations, as well as regional environmental technology actors.
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