In order to curb climate change, we need ambitious targets, which are found in the government’s new policy outlines. Helen is currently the biggest investor in the reduction of the use of coal in Finland, with an objective of carbon neutral production by 2050.
Construction company Lemminkäinen will acquire solar energy from Helen through a new service solution for the use of its residential customers moving to Sompasaari.
District heat energy fee in the winter season will rise, water flow fees remain unchanged.
Helen Group’s interim report January-September 2016 Helen continued its development of business operations, services and energy production in accordance with the new strategy approved in the spring. The goal is to develop renewable energy production and customer-oriented services and to secure competitiveness of operations in a challenging market situation.
On 14 October, Helen was among the first companies to sign the new Energy Efficiency Agreements for the years 2017-2025. At the same time, Helen showed the way in energy efficiency by launching its new energy saving service, Heat Pledge.
Helen is launching a nationwide Heat Pledge campaign to reduce emissions in connection with consumption peaks in the winter. The Heat Pledge is also the first publication in Helen’s new Enne service aimed at consumers interested in responsible energy use.
Helen's new concept brings private charging points as part of the public charging network. The Pitäjänmäki charging point has ABB’s latest electric vehicle charging technology that charges a car in just 5–15 minutes.
According to a study commissioned by Helen, the important key words of the energy future are the sun, energy saving and energy efficiency, utilisation of waste, as well as circular economy. It is critical for Helen and the entire energy sector what shape and form the EU’s sustainability criteria for biomass, which are under preparation this autumn, will take.
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.
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.