Using non-recyclable plastic waste as an alternative to coal may prevent huge volumes of plastic from being discarded into the oceans – and will also reduce CO2 emissions. This is the conclusion of a recently completed pilot project headed by SINTEF...
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What if a concrete building could heat itself – while being built? Research scientists are about to make this dream a reality.
A shortage of phosphorous is driving the price of artificial fertilisers through the roof. But a new and eco-friendly wastewater decontamination process has enabled a company in Hamar in Norway to kill two birds with one stone.
The cultural heritage of Svalbard is unique. It reflects human life and activity in a harsh and fragile environment. Researchers are now working to preserve it for posterity.
Keeping concrete warm during transport between the mixing plant and construction site results in a better, cheaper and more eco-friendly product. A new type of concrete mixer truck can result in less wastage and better quality of this important...
An international panel with participants from government, research and industry was unanimous in its recommendation: if we are to reach zero emissions by 2050, we must develop and scale up CCS technology.
AVINOR and SINTEF in European cooperation that will accelerate innovations for a more sustainable aviation industry
The EU has awarded 25 MEUR to an ambitious project for European airports, to increase the use of new technologies in aviation. In Norway, AVINOR and SINTEF will contribute to green aviation.
- Solving the climate crisis will require extensive international collaboration between businesses, governments and the scientific community. This is why SINTEF will increase its participation in the UN Climate Change Conference this year, says...
Researchers have studied the energy consumption of 140 hotels in Norway and Sweden. The use of CO2 heat pumps could cut energy consumption in these hotels by about 60 per cent.