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Helen Ventures supercharges its team with three new investors

The transformation of the energy sector provides new opportunities. Investing in startups arises from Helen's strategic goals. Helen Ventures is now augmenting its investment team.


Helen speeds up coal substitution

As a step towards a carbon-neutral future, Helen is building a bioenergy heating plant in Vuosaari, which will utilise unique energy efficiency and reuse the waste heat from flue gases in an


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


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


New electric vehicle charging points to be installed at sports centres in Helsinki

Helen will deliver 33 new electric vehicle charging points to eight locations in connection with ice halls in Helsinki and the venues of Urheiluhallit Oy. The 58 new charging points installed by Helen


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


Helen strengthens customer experience and service design – Mikko Koivisto to head operations

Mikko Koivisto, Master of Arts (Art and Design), has been appointed as Helen’s Head of Customer Experience and Service Design. Koivisto will be responsible for Helen’s development of customer


Progress in Kilpilahti excess heat project – could supply quarter of the district heating demand of the Helsinki region

In 2019, Neste and Borealis, both operating in Kilpilahti, Porvoo, the southern coast of Finland, conducted a preliminary study together with energy companies in the Helsinki Metropolitan area. The


Planning of City Refinery is making progress – project is boosted by decision on MEAE aid

The planning of the City Refinery, a joint venture by Helen, Lassila & Tikanoja and VTT, is making progress. The Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment (MEAE) has granted energy aid to Helen


Helen Ltd and Suomen Kaasuenergia Oy launch a joint construction project on Mannerheimintie on 4 December 2019

Over the coming winter, Helen Ltd and Suomen Kaasuenergia Oy are building new extensions to the district cooling and natural gas network in the Ruskeasuo area at the north end of Mannerheimintie,


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