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Policy measures for reducing greenhouse gas emissions from the Swedish vehicle fleet

This factsheet is currently only available in Swedish. Sverige har som mål att transportsektorn ska ha minskat utsläppen av växthusgaser…

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  • Type: Misc

Fact sheet | 2021-10-12

Hydrogen

The factsheet is currently only available in Swedish. Vätgas, H2, är en flexibel energibärare med många möjliga tillämpningar och en…

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  • Type: Fuel

Fact sheet | 2021-09-13

EU sustainability criteria for biofuels

The EU Renewable Energy Directive (RED II) establishes that a minimum of 14% biofuels or other renewable fuels for transport…

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  • Type: Misc

Fact sheet | 2021-06-21

Electric Road Systems, ERS

Electric Road Systems (ERS) allow vehicles to charge whilst driving, with electricity provided from the road infrastructure either in the…

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  • Type: Misc

Fact sheet | 2021-05-10

Electrofuels

Electrofuels is a way to produce renewable energy carriers from renewable electricity that can be used in segments of the…

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  • Type: Fuel

Fact sheet | 2021-04-12

The use of forest biomass for climate change mitigation: dispelling some misconceptions

Recent articles and statements in the media [1, 2] raise concerns over the climate effects of using forest biomass for…

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  • Type: Misc

Fact sheet | 2021-03-17

Thermochemical conversion of lignocellulosic biomass

Lignocellulosic biomass can be converted into fuels and chemicals using thermochemical or biochemical process pathways. Thermochemical technologies apply heat and…

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  • Type: Conversion technologies

Fact sheet | 2020-05-13

Biochemical conversion of lignocellulosic biomass

Lignocellulosic biomass can be converted into fuels and chemicals using thermochemical or biochemical process pathways. Biochemical processes involve biocatalysts. They…

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  • Type: Conversion technologies

Fact sheet | 2020-05-12

Aviation biofuel, Biojet

The fact sheet is currently only available in Swedish. Jet A1, också benämnt som flygfotogen eller jetbränsle, är det drivmedel…

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  • Type: Fuel

Fact sheet | 2020-02-11

Indirect Land Use Change – ILUC

The fact sheet is at this point only available in Swedish. Förhållanden mellan markanvändning och biodrivmedel diskuteras i många sammanhang.

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  • Type: Misc

Fact sheet | 2019-12-02

B100 (Biodiesel)

B100 is a diesel fuel consisting of 100% fatty acid methyl esters (FAME). It is a nontoxic, biodegradable fuel that…

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  • Type: Fuel

Fact sheet | 2017-08-14

FAME, Fatty acid methyl esters

Fatty acid methyl ester, FAME, is a nontoxic, biodegradable biodiesel that can be produced from a wide array of vegetable…

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  • Type: Fuel

Fact sheet | 2017-06-28

Dimethyl ether, DME

Dimethyl ether (DME) can be produced from coal, natural gas or biomass and it is used for a variety of…

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  • Type: Fuel

Fact sheet | 2017-05-04

Methanol

Methanol is the simplest form of alcohol and it is produced via synthesis gas (H2 and CO) mainly derived from…

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  • Type: Fuel

Fact sheet | 2017-05-04

HEFA/HVO, Hydroprocessed Esters and Fatty Acids

HEFA (Hydroprocessed Esters and Fatty Acids), also called HVO (Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil), is a renewable diesel fuel that can be…

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  • Type: Fuel

Fact sheet | 2016-08-10

Biogas/Biomethane/SNG

Biomethane is a gaseous fuel which consists of mainly methane. Biomethane is normally produced by upgrading (purifying) biogas. Biogas is…

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  • Type: Fuel

Fact sheet | 2016-08-10

Bioetanol

Bioethanol is the most commonly used biofuel for transportation. It can be produced from many different raw materials and through…

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  • Type: Fuel

Fact sheet | 2015-02-03

Residues from agriculture

Residues from agriculture include a variety of products, such as straw from cereal and  oilseed cultivation, tops from potato and…

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  • Type: Raw material

Fact sheet | 2015-02-02

Energy crops from agriculture

Energy crops are crops produced with the objective to be used in the energy system. The energy crops presented here…

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  • Type: Raw material

Fact sheet | 2015-02-02

Residues from the forest

Main forestry products are timber and pulpwood, but residues from forestry, such as tops, branches and stumps can be harvested…

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  • Type: Raw material

Fact sheet | 2015-02-02