Jun 18, 2012 06:04 EDT
Swedish transport company Kyl & Frysexpressen runs twelve of its 70 trucks on ED95®, SEKAB's ethanol-based biofuel for customized diesel engines. Moreover, by using SEKAB’s premium product made from second-generation ethanol, a byproduct from existing production, Kyl & Frysexpressen achieves maximal reduction of carbon emissions.
Delivery company, Kyl & Frysexpressen runs on second generation ethanol from SEKABJun 18, 2012 06:05 EDT
The Swedish delivery company Kyl & Frysexpressen delivers goods for all largest Swedish convenience store chains. Today, 12 of their 70 trucks run on ED95, SEKAB's ethanol-based biofuels for customized diesel engines.
However, Kyl & Frysexpressen doesn’t settle for just bio-ethanol fuel, which in itself offers great advantages. The company specifically requests SEKAB’s premium version of ED95, which is to a 100 percent made from second generation ethanol and produced using residues from existing production. This fuel helps reduce the climate impact even more than traditional bio-ethanol from agricultural products.
“A truck in traffic causes climate emissions equal to one hundred cars annually. Both because they are heavier and larger and because they run very long distances,” said Anders Fredriksson, President of SEKAB Biofuels & Chemicals. “At the same time we are facing a future diesel shortage and increasing prices. It is extremely important that the transport sector begins to convert to renewable energy sources before there is a serious shortage of fuel. Transports are extremely important to our society and the climate change is the most important challenge that humanity has ever faced.”
SEKAB has produced a video in which the administrative director of Kyl & Frysexpressen Robert Barkensjö talks about the company's commitment to renewable fuels. Also, Jonas Strömberg at Sustainable Systems at Scania is interviewed on their work with ethanol-fuelled diesel engines and SEKAB’s Charlie Rydén tells us about second-generation biofuels and the efforts to create more refuelling stations for ED95 customers.
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