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Artificial intelligence to be used in survey on geothermal heat – Helsinki’s first geothermal heating plant acting as pilot site

Helen is planning to build Helsinki’s first geothermal heating plant in the district of Ruskeasuo. A medium-deep heat well will be used as a test site for the new technology. At the same time, 3D


Interim report January–September 2020

Helen’s results remained at a good level, although net sales decreased due to the coronavirus pandemic. Helen continued to invest in carbon neutrality by direct investment in a new wind farm as the


Helen is piloting new solar power technology in the power plants of its own properties

The roofs of Helen’s properties will soon be generating solar power while also acting as research platforms for solar power technology. The first solar power plants will be built this year in the


Helen installs almost 50 new EV charging points utilising wind power at sports facilities in Helsinki

The number of public charging points in Helsinki will rise to well over 200 when new electric vehicle charging points are installed at 13 leisure facilities of the City of Helsinki. The new charging


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


J.P. Weckström’s Uutta voimaa (New power) podcast on the energy transition and its impacts

Helen’s President and CEO, Juha-Pekka Weckström, hosts a new discussion series on Helen’s channels, with guests including well-known visionaries in their own fields and Helen’s world-class experts.


Several ongoing studies on alternatives to coal: new research area in the open sea

Heat pump investments are an important part of a carbon-neutral future, and the government’s latest proposals for the amendment of electricity tax also support this development. Helen is now expanding


Helen opens Helsinki’s first Ultra Fast EV Charger in Suvilahti

Helen will bring the future of electric driving into Helsinki by opening the city’s first Ultra Fast EV Charger in Suvilahti in September. The Ultra Fast Charger is several times more efficient than


Helen to significantly increase its wind power production – total investment of EUR 100 million in a new wind farm

Helen has started the construction work of the Lakiakangas 3 wind farm in Ostrobothnia in partnership with the project developer CPC Finland. The project supports Helen’s target to increase wind power


Helen Group’s interim report April–June 2020

The first half of 2020 was exceptional: the weather in the early part of the year was warmer than normal, the hydropower situation was excellent, and the coronavirus pandemic also had an impact on


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