Five for Friday: Energy Week
One-third of Finland’s total energy technology exports come from the vibrant energy cluster located in Vaasa. This is a perfect setting for Energy Week, then.
Elenia one of the best at CHARGE Awards
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
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
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.
GreenEnergy Finland to deliver power to Egypt
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
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland is developing combustion technologies for biomass, and the results are promising.
Finnish researchers develop more efficient microbatteries
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
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
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
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.