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Winter price of district heat will fall

Winter price of district heat will fall

The energy price of Helsinki’s district heat for the winter period will fall on 1 November 2013 in comparison with the previous two winter price periods.

30.10.2013

Replacing coal with wood pellets will reduce climate impacts of Salmisaari power plant

Replacing coal with wood pellets will reduce climate impacts of Salmisaari power plant

Helsingin Energia has collaborated with the Finnish Environment Institute and Tampere University of Technology to study the changes in the environmental impacts of the Salmisaari power plant when coal is replaced with small amounts of wood pellets.

23.10.2013

Help the environment with little effort – visit Energy Gallery in Energy Awareness Week

Help the environment with little effort – visit Energy Gallery in Energy Awareness Week

Helsingin Energia’s Energy Gallery provides food for thought for the Energy Awareness Week on Saturday 5 October.

03.10.2013

New substation improves security of electricity supply in Lauttasaari

New substation improves security of electricity supply in Lauttasaari

The new substation in Lauttasaari will be inaugurated tomorrow, 26 September. The substation is located next door to apartment blocks in Vattuniemenkatu.

25.09.2013

Helsingin Energia is presented with international Global District Energy Climate Award

Helsingin Energia is presented with international Global District Energy Climate Award

Helsingin Energia’s unique district heating and cooling system has won the highly esteemed international environmental prize, the Global District Energy Climate Award in municipal scheme serving more than 10.000 citizens.

24.09.2013

Finnish energy companies bought a sizable share of Swedish hydropower

Finnish energy companies bought a sizable share of Swedish hydropower

EPV Energia Oy, Helsingin Energia and Kymppivoima Oy have purchased from DONG Energy Wind Power Holding A/S a share of the most important hydropower reserves in Sweden.

27.06.2013

Cooling energy is stored under Esplanade Park

Cooling energy is stored under Esplanade Park

District cooling is becoming increasingly popular, and the need of cooling and the expectations set for it are growing. A record in the demand for district cooling was reached in Helsinki in the hot days of last week. Storing helps in the great day-to-day fluctuations in the demand for cooling.

18.06.2013

Good progress in pellet combustion tests at Hanasaari power plant

Good progress in pellet combustion tests at Hanasaari power plant

Pellet combustion tests at Helsingin Energia’s Hanasaari power plant have proceeded as planned. The tests seem to indicate that wood pellets could be mixed with coal at a ratio of 5–7%. 

23.05.2013

Environmental impact assessment procedure related to Helsingin Energia’s development programme is launched

Environmental impact assessment procedure related to Helsingin Energia’s development programme is launched

Helsingin Energia’s development programme, Towards a Carbon-Neutral Future, is making progress. The environmental impact assessment (EIA) procedure related to the scheduled power plant solutions has been launched. The EIA programme will be discussed at a public meeting on 14 March 2013.

28.02.2013

Pioneering project replaces conventional street lights with LED lights

Pioneering project replaces conventional street lights with LED lights

The street lighting in the western Herttoniemi housing area in Helsinki is now realized energy-efficiently with about 100 LED street lights. The pioneering street lighting upgrade project is the first in Helsinki where LED street lights are extensively used to light roadways.

16.01.2013