Fossil fuel free town thanks to biogas
Green (Living) Review
MAY 4, 2011
By Michael Smith (Veshengro) Kristianstad, a town in Sweden with a population of around 80,000, tends to be known more for its production of Absolut Vodka. When the city vowed a decade ago to wean itself from fossil fuels, it was a lofty aspiration, and sounded more like utopia. This process involves converting the waste into biogas, and then burning the gas to produce heat and electricity, or refining it, for fuel for cars.