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Large heat pumps arrive in Helsinki

Industrial-scale heat pumps from France, to be installed in the Esplanade underground cooling plant, will arrive in Finland by sea this week. The heat pump parts will be transported from the Vuosaari Harbour to Helen’s district cooling cavern.

18.09.2017

Helen awarded for its long-term energy efficiency work

The Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment, the Energy Authority and Motiva have awarded Helen with recognition for its excellent energy-efficiency work. The event took place at the awards gala and seminar on energy efficiency agreements held at the Finlandia Hall on 15 June 2017. 

20.06.2017

Residential quarter as an innovative source of renewable energy

Helen is planning a diverse residential block in Kalasatama in Helsinki with on objective of taking housing quality and energy efficiency to a whole new level of standards.

28.02.2017

heatpumps

A record amount of renewable district heat was produced last year with the large heat pumps operating in the underground rock cavern in Sörnäinen, a total of 491,000 MWH. We also recovered over 16 per cent more excess heat than in the previous year.

15.02.2017

Responsibility increasingly important in construction

Building construction professionals believe that responsible construction is evident in areas like choice of building materials, the carbon footprints of buildings, and the energy efficiency of construction. The objective of responsible construction is to build healthy and safe homes. The conclusions come from a study commissioned by Helen Ltd and carried out by IROResearch Oy.

06.09.2016

More renewable energy through partnership

Helen is seeking new partners for local renewable energy production projects. Selected project partners will receive a total of EUR 50,000 in financial aid.

10.08.2016

Helen will build a new large heating and cooling plant in Helsinki

Helen will make a significant investment in district cooling energy by building a second industrial-scale heating and cooling plant in Helsinki. This investment will reduce Helen’s carbon dioxide emissions as fossil fuels can be replaced by heat pumps in district heat production.

20.05.2016

Record production levels with Helen’s heat pumps

A record amount of district heat in the Helsinki region, 422,000 MWh, was produced in 2015 at the world's largest heating and cooling plant. A total of 13% more useful energy was recovered than in 2014.

31.03.2016

Helen is Finland’s largest producer of solar heat

Heat produced by the sun is recovered with district cooling.

01.06.2015

Building and upgrading the district cooling and heating networks

Helen will be expanding the district cooling network and upgrading the district heating network in different parts of Helsinki during the summer.

27.05.2015

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