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Helen is planning a pellet heating plant in Patola

Helen is planning a pellet heating plant in Patola

Helen is investigating the possibility of building a bioenergy heating plant in the Patola district of Helsinki on a heating plant site used by Helen. The heating plant planned for Patola will require a revision of the town plan to enable construction of a second plant at the current site.

15.11.2018

Helen’s new solar power plant to be installed on the roof of Messukeskus

Helen’s new solar power plant to be installed on the roof of Messukeskus

One of the largest solar power plants in Helsinki will be built on the roof of the Messukeskus Expo and Convention Centre, with its panels to be harnessed as Helen’s rentable designated panels.

15.11.2018

Public open evening on environmental impacts of Tattarisuo bioenergy heating plant on Tuesday 27 November 2018

Public open evening on environmental impacts of Tattarisuo bioenergy heating plant on Tuesday 27 November 2018

Helen is investigating the possibility of constructing a bioenergy heating plant in Tattarisuo, Helsinki. In November, the Uusimaa Centre for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment (ELY) is organising a public open evening to disseminate the results of the environmental impact assessment.

12.11.2018

Helen Group’s interim report January-September 2018

Helen Group’s interim report January-September 2018

Helen Group's net sales rose, thanks to successful measures in the electricity wholesale market. The number of Helen's customers continued to grow, and cooling sales showed a dramatic increase. In future, Helen will seek growth with an increasing focus on new energy services and clean energy solutions and through partnerships and investment.

02.11.2018

Thermal imaging cameras used for surveying the district heating network

Thermal imaging cameras used for surveying the district heating network

The district heating network in Helsinki will be surveyed from a helicopter with a thermal imaging camera in November in order to localise any thermal leaks.

01.11.2018

Oil tank in the Lassila heating plant to be replaced

Oil tank in the Lassila heating plant to be replaced

The Lassila heating plant, which safeguards heat supplies to North Helsinki, will undergo modifications to meet the EU's new emission limit requirements. The replacement of the oil tank at the heating plant will start in early November. After the oil tank replacement has been completed, the natural gas burners in two boilers in the heating plant will also be replaced.

31.10.2018

Helen donated more than 70 meters for residents' use

Helen donated more than 70 meters for residents' use

To mark the Energy Awareness Week in the second week of October, Helen donated 72 home living condition meters to Helsinki libraries, for lending to city residents.

22.10.2018

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 utilisation of new, developing technologies.

18.10.2018

Helen leads in Finnish security

Helen leads in Finnish security

Helen won the title of the Secure Organisation of the Year and Helen's Mats Fagerström the Security Director of the Year at the Finnish Security Awards 2018 event.

11.10.2018

Construction of Finland’s largest rock cavern heat storage facility starts

Construction of Finland’s largest rock cavern heat storage facility starts

Helen is building Finland's largest heat storage facility in the old oil caverns in Mustikkamaa for the storage of district heat. Demolition work will start soon, and the construction work will start in early 2019. The rock cavern heat storage facility willreduce Helen's carbon dioxide emissions by 21,000 tonnes per year.

11.10.2018