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Geothermal heating project in Finland reaches stimulation stage

Alexander Richter, Think Geoenergy Strada Energy drilling rig on project site in Finland (source: Strada Energy Investor Presentation) Summary In a release today, Finnish energy company St1 has announced that its project to build Finland’s first industrial scale emission-free geothermal...


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How Yandex is heating a Finnish city with its data centre’s surplus energy

Laura Mullan, Gigabit Magazine Summary At a time when sustainability is a key talking point in the data centre space, one of Europe’s largest internet companies is blowing the competition away with sustainable data centre operations Grappling with some of the largest behemoths in the tech...


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Helsinki Announces Plan How to Become Carbon Neutral by 2035

Press Release, Globe Newswire Helsinki city center. Photo credit: Suomen Ilmakuva/City of Helsinki Helsinki, Finland, March 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A Helsinki expert group has completed a proposal for an action plan that outlines how the city can be rendered carbon neutral by...


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Finland's Helen starts EIA for 130-MW bioenergy heating plant

Renewables Now Summary Finnish utility Helen Ltd has launched an environmental impact assessment (EIA) for a plant with a district heat output of 130 MW planned for Tattarisuo, which will run on wood chips and, possibly, recovered fuels. The EIA will be completed late this summer, Helen said...


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Finland's Helen inaugurates renewable district heating plant

Renewables Now The plant in Salmisaari. Image by Helen (www.helen.fi) Summary A pellet-fired plant with a district heat output of 92 MW has been inaugurated in Helsinki, Finnish utility Helen Ltd announced last week, adding that it is planning more projects of the kind in the coming...


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Fuel cell CHP planned for Finnish district energy smart microgrid

Tildy Bayar, Decentralized Energy Summary A Finnish district energy smart microgrid is set to add to its renewable credentials with two fuel cell cogeneration systems. Fuel cell manufacturer Elcogen and fuel cell system developer Convion have agreed to develop and deliver the two ...


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The City of Espoo and Fortum introduce solutions for an emission-free city: Carbon-free district heat and smart heating solutions

Press Release, Fortum In 2016, the City of Espoo and Fortum signed an agreement on developing economically and ecologically sustainable urban solutions. In cooperation the City of Espoo and Fortum are building an emission-free city together, and the first results can already be seen. The...


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Pöyry awarded EPCM services assignment for Combined Heat and Power plant project in Finland

Press Release, Globe Newswire Oulun Energia Oy has awarded Pöyry with the Engineering, Procurement and Construction Management services for the new Laanila Bio Power Plant project in Oulu, Finland. The assignment includes project management, basic and detail engineering and procurement services...


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Finland eyes nuclear district heating

Tildy Bayar, Decentralized Energy Summary Finland is investigating the use of small modular nuclear reactors (SMRs) for district heating, according to reports. For one report from the country’s VTT Technical Research Centre, a feasibility study known as PARIS (Potential of Advanced...


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to-the-point: Finland starts tests of renewable district heating plant

Tsvetomira Tsanova, Renewables Now Summary Wood pellets. Author: U.S. Department of Agriculture. License: Creative Commons, Attribution 2.0 Generic A pellet-fired plant in Helsinki with a district heat output of about 92 MW entered test operations last week, Finnish utility Helen Ltd...