Material in English

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The purpose of this server is to provide information for the Finnish audience. Therefore, almost all material is in Finnish. However, some material is in English for international audience. In this section selected publications written in English are introduced, with links for downloading full...

Green car of the year in Finland

By Ari Lampinen, CBG100 Suomi, November 2015 Updated in December 2017   Introduction Green Car of the Year has been selected annually in Finland since 1996. In 2017 the 22th selection was made. It was the 5th time for an alternative fuel car (AFV) to receive this...

RES-T methane market in Finland 2016

By Ari Lampinen, CBG100 Suomi, July 2017   In 2016 reactor biogas was the only form of renewable methane utilized in transportation (RES-T methane) in Finland. Landfill gas has not yet been introduced for this application, although it is consumed in electricity and heat production plants....

RES share of traffic methane in Finland 1941-2015

By Ari Lampinen, CBG100 Suomi, March 2017   Share of renewable energy of methane consumed by road vehicles in Finland in 1941-2015 is shown by a graph above. From 1941 until 1946 biogas was the only form of methane used in Finland. Utilization of natural gas as a vehicle fuel began in 1996....

RES-T methane market in Finland 2015

By Ari Lampinen, CBG100 Suomi, June 2016   In 2015 biogas (BG) was the only form of renewable methane utilized in transportation (RES-T methane) in Finland and all of it was reactor biogas. Landfill gas has not yet been used for this purpose, although it is consumed in electricity and heat...

RES-T100 statistics - case Finland

By Ari Lampinen, CBG100 Suomi, May 2016 2. updated version, June 2016     Finland is globally the first country for which national RES-T100 statistics have been published. This report is a summary of the original publication, which was written in Finnish.   Glossary EV = Electric...

RES-T methane markets in Finland 1941-2014

By Ari Lampinen, CBG100 Suomi, September 2015 Preface Market study on the utilization of renewable methane in transportation (RES-T) in Finland was published by the University of Eastern Finland in September 2015 (Lampinen 2015). It includes new statistical data for the year 2014 and...

Roadmap to renewable methane economy

Roadmap to renewable methane economy (Lampinen 2012) was developed for the Finnish Ministry of Transport and Communications in 2012.  The roadmap describes a path to a sustainable 100 % renewable transport energy system by 2050. It is based on targets set by the Finnish government in 2009 in...

History of biogas in transportation

Biogas has been used as vehicle fuel since the 1930s. Pioneering countries were Germany in the 1930s and Sweden and Finland in the 1940s. Study on the history of biogas in transportation applications was published in journal Finnish Quarterly for the History of Technology: Lampinen Ari (2013)...

Case: farm-scale biogas production for transport

Article in Refocus magazine (Lampinen 2004) describes a Finnish farm, which produces and sells biogas for transport.   Reference: Lampinen A (2004) Biogas Farming – An Energy Self-Sufficient Farm in Finland. Refocus, 5(5):30-32.