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Finland’s largest rock cavern heat storage planned for Helsinki

Finland’s largest rock cavern heat storage planned for Helsinki

Helen is planning to build a new energy storage facility in disused underground oil caverns located deep in the bedrock of Helsinki. The facility will be the largest of its kind in the country. The

08.01.2018

More flexibility in the electricity system with increasing use of renewables

More flexibility in the electricity system with increasing use of renewables

Renewable energy production will increase in Europe and in Finland in the next few years, and more flexible solutions will be needed in the electricity system. Placing of distributed production and

22.12.2017

Pellets were ignited in Finland’s largest pellet boiler

Pellets were ignited in Finland’s largest pellet boiler

The first wood pellets were ignited this week at Helen’s new pellet-fired heating plant in the Salmisaari district of Helsinki. The plant will soon generate renewable district heat to customers in

20.10.2017

Helen identifies five solutions for a climate-neutral future

Helen identifies five solutions for a climate-neutral future

At Helen’s Environment Day, the company introduced its key words for the future: city resident participation, recycling excess heat, flexibility, and moving away from fossil fuels. Renewable

25.08.2017

Finland’s largest pellet boiler to arrive in Salmisaari

Finland’s largest pellet boiler to arrive in Salmisaari

Finland’s largest pellet boiler will arrive in the Salmisaari power plant area next week.

23.03.2017

Helen supports climate neutrality

Helen supports climate neutrality

In order to curb climate change, we need ambitious targets, which are found in the government’s new policy outlines. Helen is currently the biggest investor in the reduction of the use of coal in

02.12.2016

New Smart & Clean Foundation

New Smart & Clean Foundation

A collaboration between cities, the Finnish state and companies benefits global urbanisation.

26.05.2016

Finland’s largest pellet boiler to Salmisaari

Finland’s largest pellet boiler to Salmisaari

Helen Ltd is carrying out one of the biggest renewable energy investments in Finland by building a pellet-fired heating plant in Salmisaari. The plant will have the largest pellet boiler in Finland.

20.04.2016

Helen invests in renewable energy and distributed energy production

Helen invests in renewable energy and distributed energy production

Helsinki City Council decided today that Helen’s development programme is to be implemented with a model that will gradually increase the use of biofuels in heat production. The possibilities of new

02.12.2015

Kivikko solar panels are in high demand

Kivikko solar panels are in high demand

A third of the almost 3,000 solar panels of the Kivikko solar power plant will soon be sold. The panels have only been up for sale for a few days, and they have been much sought after.

10.06.2015

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