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City Refinery developed in Vuosaari

City Refinery developed in Vuosaari

Helen, Lassila & Tikanoja and VTT are pursuing a circular economy in their use of materials and energy. The City Refinery aims to process difficult-to-recycle materials and biomass into

03.06.2019

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

Helen ready to phase out coal

Helen ready to phase out coal

Helen is preparing to replace coal in energy production. The Government’s legislative proposal to ban coal, presented today, will accelerate the investment decisions, but it will also prevent

18.10.2018

New district heating service saves energy

New district heating service saves energy

Helen is launching a new district heating service on the market: a smart heat distribution centre saves energy and reduces heating costs for residents. The smart heat distribution centre creates equal

09.10.2018

A free charging station for electric cyclists in Katajanokka

A free charging station for electric cyclists in Katajanokka

Helen is providing a free charging station for electric cyclists on the Katajanokka waterfront in Helsinki. The e-bike charging station is the first of its kind in Finland and utilises solar panels

14.08.2018

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

The world’s first seasonal energy storage facility of its kind is planned for the Kruunuvuorenranta rock caverns

The world’s first seasonal energy storage facility of its kind is planned for the Kruunuvuorenranta rock caverns

Helen and Skanska are investigating the possibility of building a gigantic seasonal storage facility for heat energy in the old rock caverns located beneath Kruunuvuori in Helsinki. There are

30.01.2018

Energy-efficient urban homes designed for the first SunZeb city block

Energy-efficient urban homes designed for the first SunZeb city block

The design of the versatile residential SunZeb city block is progressing. The block will be built in Kalasatama, Helsinki. The housing quality and energy efficiency of the residences built in the area

01.12.2017

First two-way charging point in Finland to be installed in Helsinki

First two-way charging point in Finland to be installed in Helsinki

The first two-way charging point in Finland will be installed in the Suvilahti district of Helsinki in connection with Helen’s solar power plant and electricity storage facility. The V2G

18.09.2017

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