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Assessment of seawater heat recovery makes progress, joined by new alternatives and new partner

Helen is extending the ongoing assessment of seawater heat recovery by introducing a new strategic partner, Boost Brothers, in the project. The partnership aims to assess various alternatives for

16.12.2021

Helen’s district heat prices to level off by the summer

District heat has four price periods that are tied to the seasons. The total price of the district heat product in the winter and spring will remain close to the autumn 2021 price level and fall in

07.12.2021

Kaukolämmön syyskauden 2021 hinta nousee

The energy price of district heat in the autumn season will be EUR 66.63/MWh (0% VAT) and EUR 82.62/MWh (incl. 24% VAT) as from 1 October 2021.

06.09.2021

Construction of geothermal heating plant under way in Ruskeasuo, Helsinki, drilling of heat well to begin in September

The drilling of Helsinki's first medium-depth geothermal well is set to start in Ruskeasuo at the beginning of September. The Ruskeasuo geothermal plant will serve as Helen's pilot site, where

25.08.2021

Helen to upgrade energy networks in Runeberginkatu – advance notice of temporary traffic arrangements

Helen is starting extensive street works in Runeberginkatu in relation to the energy networks. Due to the worksite, there will be significant temporary traffic arrangements in Runeberginkatu between

23.06.2021

Environmental impact assessment of seawater heat recovery project has started

Helen has carried out a feasibility study on various alternatives of utilising seawater as a source of heat for industrial-scale heat pumps in Helsinki. The project is now progressing to the

02.06.2021

Carbon-neutral district heat from the waste heat of data centres: homes in Helsinki to be heated by Telia’s data centre

Telia and the energy company Helen have agreed on the utilisation of heat produced in a data centre. According to the plans, waste heat collected from Telia’s modern data centre in Pitäjänmäki will be

22.04.2021

Helsinki residents enjoy most reliable energy distribution in Europe

The reliability of the electricity and district heating networks is at a record level in Helsinki. Last year, the average power cut lasted 1.2 minutes per Helsinki resident. The excellent reliability

15.01.2021

Mustikkamaa

Helen has started to fill Finland’s largest heat storage facility with water. The heat caverns located underground in Mustikkamaa are a unique case even on a global scale and an important step on the

07.12.2020

Energy Genius of the Year award: waste heat from Paulig’s coffee roastery utilised as district heat

In a unique pilot project of Helen and Paulig, the waste heat of Paulig’s coffee roastery is recovered and utilised in the heating of homes in Helsinki. Today, the project was presented with the

18.11.2020

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