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New heat pump to be built again in Helsinki

New heat pump to be built again in Helsinki

Helen is continuing its investments in the recycling of excess heat by building a new heat pump to complement the underground heating and cooling plant located in Sörnäinen. Thanks to the new

18.06.2018

New underground heating and cooling plant utilises waste heat

New underground heating and cooling plant utilises waste heat

Helen's underground heating and cooling plant located under the Esplanade Park has been completed, and trial operations have started. The large heat pumps produce both district heat and district

13.06.2018

First solar panel benches to be installed in Helsinki

First solar panel benches to be installed in Helsinki

Five solar panel benches, which can be used for recharging electric bicycles and mobile devices, have been introduced in Helsinki by Helen. The first of their kind in Finland, the benches will be

12.06.2018

More renewable energy from the Klåsarö hydropower plant

More renewable energy from the Klåsarö hydropower plant

The Klåsarö hydropower plant on the River Kymijoki will be upgraded. The plant's lifespan will be extended and the amount of renewable energy will be increased with the modernisation of water

07.06.2018

Environmental impact assessment of Tattarisuo bioenergy heating plant continues – a new site option is now included

Environmental impact assessment of Tattarisuo bioenergy heating plant continues – a new site option is now included

Helen is exploring various options of building new bioenergy heating plants in Helsinki. The environmental impact assessment (EIA) of the plant planned for Tattarisuo continues in accordance with the

04.06.2018

High temperatures raise cooling consumption to record levels in Helsinki

High temperatures raise cooling consumption to record levels in Helsinki

The highest temperature of the year so far, 29.6 degrees, was measured at Helsinki Airport on 15 May. On the same day, the consumption of Helen's district cooling reached a record high.

31.05.2018

Inconsistent tax solutions restrict opportunities to increase renewable energy

Inconsistent tax solutions restrict opportunities to increase renewable energy

In the view of Helen Ltd, Finland needs a more coherent energy policy. The tax increase on combined heat and power generation, proposed by the Government, together with the ban on the use of coal that

30.05.2018

New solar wall for Helen’s solar power plant in Suvilahti

New solar wall for Helen’s solar power plant in Suvilahti

A new solar wall consisting of 84 panels has been installed at the Suvilahti substation in Helsinki to test the yield of wall panels. The production of a traditional roof power plant is at its highest

11.05.2018

Helen again the most sustainable band among energy companies

Helen again the most sustainable band among energy companies

For the second year running, Helen has been ranked first among Finnish energy companies in the largest survey in the Nordic countries concerning citizens’ views on the sustainability of well-known

13.04.2018

Solar panels and electricity storage system for homes for the first time in Finland

Solar panels and electricity storage system for homes for the first time in Finland

Helen is the first company in Finland to offer solar panels and an electricity storage system as a tailored package for its domestic customers. Microgenerators will gain greater benefits from their

05.04.2018