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Swedes aim high with renewables in transport

Fuller, Robert 2013, Swedes aim high with renewables in transport, Solar progress.

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Title Swedes aim high with renewables in transport
Author(s) Fuller, Robert
Source title Solar progress
Publisher CommStrat
Place of publication Melbourne, Vic.
Publication date 2013
Summary Swedes are well aware of what dependency on imported oil means and the oil crises of the 1970s forced them to reduce their usage dramatically. The use of oil in the residential and services sector has fallen by 90% since 1970 largely due to the transition to electricity and district heating. Energy use in the transport sector, however, has proved harder to rein in. Despite taxes, subsidies and other incentives, oil products still supplied 91% of the country’s energy for transport in 2010 and continues to rise. It represents 23% of the country’s final energy use.
Language eng
Field of Research 090201 Automotive Combustion and Fuel Engineering (incl Alternative/Renewable Fuels)
Socio Economic Objective 960302 Climate Change Mitigation Strategies
HERDC Research category M Media article
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