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Here you can read all the latest news on Demo North and about large scale industrial innovations in Northern Sweden.

2020-09-27

Vattenfall enables fossil free living within a generation

In Sweden, Vattenfall’s electricity supply is already almost entirely fossil free. However their CO2 roadmap goes beyond merely decarbonizing energy supply, which means shifting focus from being a supplier of electricity to a driver of innovation.

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2020-09-24

HYBRIT’s aiming towards a revolution in steel production

The steel industry is one of the largest sources of CO2-emissions. With completely fossil-free steel production, Sweden's total emissions could be reduced by as much as 10 percent – therefore, HYBRIT was founded in 2016.

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2020-09-22

NASA looks to Northern Sweden for inspiration

NASA lauds Norrbotten’s pioneering work in reducing emissions and providing renewable energy to industries.

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2020-09-20

LKAB collaborates to reduce environmental impact

LKAB processes iron ore from two of the world's deepest underground mines. The goal is to achieve a CO2-free value chain by 2045.

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2020-09-10

Facebook invests in sustainability

In Luleå, Facebook operates one of the most sustainable data centers in the world. Design, construction, energy sources, water stewardship and hardware design are key components in achieving this.

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2020-09-06

Northvolt - the future of battery storage

Skellefteå is home to Northvolt, who are building Europe's largest battery factory there. When production starts in 2021, the plant will manufacture lithium-ion batteries for electric cars and energy storage – important pieces of the puzzle in addressing climate change and converting to a more sustainable global economy.

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2020-09-06

SunPine creates the next generation of renewable fuel

By using residue waste from forestry, Piteå based SunPine produces sustainable tall diesel in a world leading bio-refinery. Today, their clean bio-diesel accounts for 2 percent of all diesel consumed in Sweden.

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