Environment and sustainable development at KTH

KTH contributes to sustainable development by providing educational programmes, conducting research and by interacting with the surrounding community. Through its activities, KTH also impacts the environment in practical terms through the consumption of materials and water, energy and chemicals, travel and transport and construction, and indirectly through purchasing and procurement.

Walking on Ice

Country: Spain, India
Studies: Renewable Energy

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Cities can plan electric bus routes, and calculate the benefits with new tool

The rollout of Sweden’s first wireless charging buses earlier this month was coupled with something the rest of the world could use – namely, a tool for cities to determine the environmental and financial benefits of introducing their own electrified bus networks.

Model for bus system analysis


Room for improvement for LED lights

Researchers recently found that light emitting diodes’ efficiency can be impeded by trace amounts of iron, which is a byproduct of LED production.


Science Café, May 16

Did you know one year commuting with an electric bike has less climate impact than one single day’s commuting with a car? Welcome to a Science Café on biking and sustainable transport. Discuss cycling and sustainable transport with researchers Teo Enlund and Hanna Hasselqvist from A Car Free Year.

Time: May 16, 10.15-11.00
Place: Open Café
Language: English

16 maj

Cykeldag på KTH Campus

Ta med din cykel till vår PopUp cykelverkstan, delta i en Science Café och ta chansen att vinna en cykel!

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KTH Placemaking week, 16-17 May

Welcome to a placemaking event on KTH campus on the theme of sustainability. Pop-up bike workshop, Science Café, Soup kitchen, Beehives and much more!

Sustainable placemaking


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