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Extension of Vantaa Energy’s waste-to-energy plant will produce carbon-neutral heat also for Helsinki

Extension of Vantaa Energy’s waste-to-energy plant will produce carbon-neutral heat also for Helsinki

Heat energy sales between Helen and Vantaa Energy are growing in 2022 with the expansion investment of the waste-to-energy plant. A quarter of the carbon-neutral heat produced will be directed into

11.03.2020

Korkeasaari now heated with zero emissions - Helen’s Recycled Heat reduces climate load by the equivalent of driving 5 million kilometres a year

Korkeasaari now heated with zero emissions - Helen’s Recycled Heat reduces climate load by the equivalent of driving 5 million kilometres a year

From now on, Korkeasaari Zoo will be heated by Helen’s Recycled Heat, which is a totally emission-free form of heat production recycled from waste heat. On swapping to Helen's carbon-neutral district

17.02.2020

Study: 53 per cent of Helsinki residents would choose green district heat – only a few know that it’s available to anyone

Study: 53 per cent of Helsinki residents would choose green district heat – only a few know that it’s available to anyone

According to a study commissioned by the energy company Helen, Helsinki residents do not know that they can have an impact on the way their homes are heated. There is low awareness among the

17.02.2020

New price period for district heat begins and energy fee for district heat decreases

New price period for district heat begins and energy fee for district heat decreases

The energy fee for district heat for the spring season will decrease from the same period last year by 12.7%. The energy fee for the period 1 March – 30 April 2020 will be 62.19 e/MWh (including VAT

31.01.2020

Helen optimises district heat production as one of the means towards carbon neutrality

Helen optimises district heat production as one of the means towards carbon neutrality

Helen is improving energy efficiency in the district heating network by acquiring a digital control system that optimises the district heating network. The system will enable the reduction of both

11.10.2019

Finland’s first worksite cyclist is now mobile

Finland’s first worksite cyclist is now mobile

In early 2019, Helen and Helen Electricity Network were recruiting a worksite cyclist to develop and improve the traffic arrangements and interaction of district heat and electricity network sites.

06.06.2019

New, unique heat pump utilising sea water heat to be built in Vuosaari

New, unique heat pump utilising sea water heat to be built in Vuosaari

Helen will build a heat pump in connection with the Vuosaari power plant, utilising the power plant’s own cooling water circulation and the heat of sea water as heat sources. A heat pump of this scale

04.04.2019

Helen’s new service enables improved energy efficiency in properties throughout Finland

Helen’s new service enables improved energy efficiency in properties throughout Finland

Helen is offering a new service for residential apartment blocks that are heated with district heat. The service enables improved energy efficiency and, consequently, reduced environmental impacts

19.03.2019

Ilmala’s snow-melting field operating on district heat in use for the first time

Ilmala’s snow-melting field operating on district heat in use for the first time

Preparations for snow-rich winters were started at the Ilmala railway yard already two years ago by building a snow-melting field, which operates on district heat. This winter, the snow-melting field

07.02.2019

Helen is recruiting a worksite cyclist to improve worksite traffic arrangements

Helen is recruiting a worksite cyclist to improve worksite traffic arrangements

The tasks of the worksite cyclist, who will be hired for the summer, will include testing of worksite traffic arrangements by cycling and walking, promoting traffic fluidity and communicating about

30.01.2019