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District heat water flow fee will rise, the energy fee will fall

The district heat water flow fee will rise by 5.7% as from 1 May 2016. The average impact of the change in the water flow fee on the total price of district heat is 1.4%.


Finland’s largest solar power plant is near completion

The solar panels for Finland’s largest solar power plant are currently installed on the roof of the Kivikko ski hall. The solar power plant constructed by Helen will be completed this spring.


Helen’s first year of operation – a year of renewal

CEO Pekka Manninen:At Helen, 2015 was a year of renewal. The old name, Helsingin Energia, was now part of history after Helen Ltd started operations on 1 January 2015.  The change of name and


Emissions in Helsinki have reduced significantly

Helen has made substantial investments in energy efficiency, renewable energy and technology that reduces local emissions. The results are seen as a fall in emissions: in five years, sulphur dioxide,


Green Net Finland network of members is growing – Helen Ltd joins as a member

The Green Net Finland network of members is growing as a significant development actor in the energy sector, Helen Ltd, joins as a member.  Helen Ltd is one of Finland’s largest energy groups,


Smouldering at the Salmisaari power plant

Flue gases were detected in connection with cleaning work carried out at Helen’s Salmisaari desulphurisation plant on Monday morning. The fire brigade was also called, and the matter was investigated


Renewable energy targets reached at Sakarinmäki school

The heating system based on renewable energy, used in Helen’s pilot project at the Sakarinmäki school complex, has met all expectations. In the first year of operation, geothermal heat accounted for


Electricity distribution prices to rise in Helsinki

Helen Sähköverkko Oy will increase electricity distribution prices by an average of about 9 per cent as from 1 April 2016. In the previous years, distribution prices in Helsinki were reduced three


Helen helping to protect Baltic Sea

Helen has granted four new scholarships for research into the Baltic Sea environment. The scholarships continue the previously launched project to protect the Baltic Sea.


New district heat record was set in Helsinki

A new record in the demand for district heat, 2,650 MW, was broken in Helsinki on Thursday, 7 January 2016, as a result of a long-lasting cold spell.


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