Connect with us

Subscribe

circular

1.6M Swedes given clean diesel option

Sweden
Photo by David Groves on Unsplash

Sweden…they do things differently there – and the world is always watching. I am talking climate, of course – what else?

This is a country on a mission to reduce carbon emissions from its transport sector by 70% by 2030. A country recognised as the EU’s leading innovator last year – and the year before. A place that does walk-the-talk on taking action on the biggest issues of the day.

And one of its largest fuel companies, OKQ8, struck a deal today that supports the nation’s environmental ambitions. Its tie-up with Neste means Neste MY Renewable Diesel™ – which slashes greenhouse gasses by up to 90% in comparison to fossil fuels, according to calculations that comply with the EU Renewable Energy Directive, will be available at 200 sales points in Sweden before the year is out. Doubling the amount currently available across the country.

On the move to roll out availability of a fuel made using renewable and sustainable raw materials, Andréa Haag, Director Sustainability & Network at OKQ8 said: “By the end of 2020 our 1.6 million members and private and professional customers can refuel with Neste MY Renewable Diesel at OKQ8 and OKQ8 network stations throughout Sweden.”

_________________________

We are tracking information on online challenges, funding calls, and initiatives dedicated to tackling COVID-19. Sign up for our regular newsletters in the box below for all the latest on these and please share relevant details to colleagues and friends to help accelerate solutions.

Newsletter Signup

Iain Robertson
Written By

Iain is an experienced writer, journalist and lecturer, who held editorships with a number of business focussed publications before co-founding and becoming editor of Innovators Magazine. Iain is also the strategic director for OnePoint5Media.

Advertisement

Sweden Sweden

Sweden tops innovation league

biotech

French fries French fries

Trucks to run on french fries

biotech

Biomethane gas filling station Biomethane gas filling station

Bio-powered trucks deliver CO2 savings

biotech

Hydrogen fuel can power clean economy

renewable energy

Connect
Newsletter Signup