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Elenia one of the best at CHARGE Awards

October 12, 2017

Electricity distribution system operator Elenia was chosen as the Best Distribution Brand during the CHARGE Energy Branding Conference held in Reykjavik, Iceland.

Finnish demo plant turns CO2 into fuel

June 12, 2017

Soletair demo plant, developed by VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland and Lappeenranta University of Technology (LUT), produces renewable fuels and chemicals using carbon dioxide.

CITYOPT project curbs energy consumption

February 22, 2017

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has successfully helped to reduce energy consumption as part of the international CITYOPT project, by using energy planning tools developed and piloted in Helsinki, Vienna and Nice.

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GreenEnergy Finland to deliver power to Egypt

November 30, 2016

GreenEnergy Finland (GEF) will deliver a photovoltaic (PV) plant to Egyptian Technical Projects Company (TEPCO). The contract is valued at about a million euros.

Finnish research aims for negative emissions

October 10, 2016

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland is developing combustion technologies for biomass, and the results are promising.

Finnish researchers develop more efficient microbatteries

April 1, 2016

Researchers of Aalto University in Finland have developed manufacturing method for microbatteries with organic electrode materials.

Finnish research opens up new possibilities for Li-ion batteries

February 17, 2016

Scientists at the University of Eastern Finland have found a solution to a problem concerning the low electric conductivity of new materials used in Li-ion batteries.

Finnish innovation enables home appliances to avoid electricity demand peaks

November 25, 2015

A smart freezer has been created at the Lappeenranta University of Technology (LUT) as a demo device that monitors the hourly prices in the Nordic electricity exchange and seeks to avoid the day’s most expensive prices.

Finnish research reduces wind power interference

November 25, 2015

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has developed ways in which wind farms can be designed to minimise their effects on television broadcasting and mobile communications.

Finnish research granted a cool EUR 2 million

May 20, 2015

The European Research Council has awarded a two million-euro Starting Grant to an LED cooling research project at Aalto University.

Finnish researchers develop new solutions for storing electric energy

February 24, 2015

The scarce and expensive platinum has traditionally been used as the electrocatalyst in electrolysers that store electric energy in the form of a chemical compound. Now researchers at Aalto University have succeeded in creating a cost-effective and efficient substitute for it.