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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

Helen’s first ground source heat site implemented in Espoo – drilling under way

Helen is implementing its first pilot site based on ground source heat for a housing company located in Espoo. With pilot sites, Helen is developing heating solutions based on ground source heat for

22.10.2020

Helen starts collaborative works on the heating and cooling network in Kamppi

As from 23 June 2020, Helen will be building a new cooling network and modernising a section of the existing heating network in Kamppi. The worksite will be implemented between Eteläinen Rautatiekatu

25.06.2020

Smarter and more efficient district heat on a global scale – Helen Ventures invests in Dutch startup Gradyent that develops heat production with artificial intelligence

Helen Ventures is investing in a Dutch startup, which optimises district heating systems with artificial intelligence. With the investment, Helen Ventures brings world-class district heating expertise

16.06.2020

OP moves over to emission-free heating

From here on in, OP's Vallila premises are heated with emission-free Recycled Heat, which is 100 per cent recycled waste heat. The move to emission-free Recycled Heat permits emission savings of about

09.06.2020

Helen continues to invest in carbon neutrality: one of the world’s largest heat pumps planned for Helsinki, enabling faster reduction in the use of coal

Helen is expanding the heating and cooling plant located under the Katri Vala Park in Sörnäinen with a new heat pump, the seventh in all. The investment is the first to replace coal use in the

16.04.2020

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

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

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