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Two thirds of Sweden’s buses run on renewable fuels

In Sweden, renewable fuels now make up two thirds of total fuel consumption of buses in public transport, new statistics show.

According to the Swedish Public Transport Association data, the use of renewables in Sweden’s public transportation has increased from six to 58% from 2006-2014.

This year, renewables accounted for 67% of fuel used by buses.

The biggest consumer of biofuels is Stockholm County, where renewables make up 85.7% of public transport’s fuel consumption.

Biodiesel is the most popular choice of renewable fuel, followed by biogas and ED95 ethanol.

In 2014, renewables accounted for 12.1% of fuel used by the whole Swedish transport sector.