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Helen and Fortum are looking into potential SMR cooperation
Helen and Fortum are investigating the possibilities of cooperation in nuclear power, especially in terms of small modular reactors (SMR). Both companies have already previously expressed their interest towards modular nuclear power. Despite the turbulent operating environment, it is important to ensure continuous transition of the energy sector towards low-emission and zero-emission production. In this situation, the companies find that looking into the cooperation is a natural opportunity
Helen receives official approval from the Science Based Targets initiative for its emissions reduction targets
Helen is the first energy Finnish company to receive official approval from the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) for its emissions reduction targets. The new targets are based on the Paris Agreement, aiming to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees worldwide.
Construction of seasonal energy storage facility in Kruunuvuori rock caverns kicks off
The project concerning the future energy storage facility in Kruunuvuorenranta has been launched, and preparatory construction works have started in the area. In the joint venture of Helen and Skanska, a large-scale seasonal energy storage facility will be built in the rock caverns of Kruunuvuori, enabling regional and ecological energy production in Skanska’s new residential area.
New technologies play a key role in the energy transition
The energy sector is currently undergoing a strong transition that has been speeded along by several changes in the global market. This year, the war in Ukraine has brought uncertainty to the market. For this reason, factors having an impact on the price of energy, especially the cost of raw materials such as gas and coal, have varied greatly and rapidly in the global market. Last autumn, the reason for the rise in prices was the disproportion between production and demand.
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Exchange Electricity customers have reduced their energy consumption significantly
The energy transition and the common concern about sufficient electricity supplies have made Helen’s Exchange Electricity customers turn ideas into action. Our customers who have signed up for Exchange Electricity reduced their energy consumption by 15 per cent while the consumption of customers with a fixed-priced electricity contract remained unchanged. The most important tool for those wishing to save energy is the Oma Helen service where you can monitor your electricity consumption even
Significant increase in costs impacts the price of district heat – announcement of prices until next spring provides transparency
Due to a considerable rise in the cost of raw materials resulting from Russia’s war of aggression, Helen will change the price of district heat over the next three price periods.