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“Radio Fossil Freedom” from Vattenfall

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What would a radio program from the future sound like – one generation from today? In a future when electrical vehicles are the new normal and the industry uses fossil free electricity in their production. Two years ago Vattenfall presented the “Museum of Fossil Fuels”, an exhibition displaying outdated fuel sources from the past, now comes the sequel – “Radio Fossil Freedom”.
“Radio Fossil Freedom” from Vattenfall
Courtesy of Vattenfall

Not only our driving experience will be affected when we leave fossil fuels in the past and enter a more sustainable future. Many other things that have been a natural part of our everyday lives will be forgotten, and other phenomena will take their place. With “Radio Fossil Freedom” Vattenfall seeks to inspire the public towards a fossil free future, by visualizing it today.

"Our goal is to enable a fossil free living within one generation, In order to muster the strength required for the desired transformation, it is important that it feels achievable. Radio Fossil Freedom's purpose is to induce that feeling, in a somewhat lighthearted manner. The radio station is basically a 'rift in the fabric of time' which gives us the ability to hear what a fossil free future could sound like, says Susanna Hurtig, Director of E-mobility Nordics at Vattenfall.

InCharge is Vattenfall’s initiative for electric vehicle charging infrastructure – a prioritized area, seeing as the electrification of the transport sector is crucial for the reduction of carbon emissions. “Radio Fossil Freedom” is therefore broadcasted by shortwave radio from three public charging stations in Stockholm city center, at Narvavägen 5, Valhallavägen 138 and Drottningholmsvägen 5, but will be made available for all Swedish speakers through Spotify shortly.

"Those who drive electric vehicles are ahead in the race towards fossil freedom, and we believe that paving the way should pay off. Which is why Radio Fossil Freedom is being broadcasted from their home turf – the charging stations, basically turning them into portals into the future that EV-drivers are creating," says Hurtig.

About “Radio Fossil Freedom”

The program will be broadcast on the FM broadcast band from three public charging stations in central Stockholm June 10- 24 of June. The audience can expect to hear everything from news, commentaries and interviews, to cooking shows and music – just like on any other radio station. The only difference is that “Radio Fossil Freedom” takes place in a society where fossil fuels are part of history.

https://group.vattenfall.com/what-we-do/radio-fossil-freedom

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