Fact Nuclear Power & Climate Change Recommendations08.12.2017 10:45
Germany has invested hundreds of billions to promote renewable energy sources. Yet emissions have been dropping slower than thought, because Germany is shutting down nuclear and is therefore depending more on its coal power.
Fenno People Recommendations08.12.2017 10:43
Construction of a nuclear power plant also includes training, says Fennovoima’s Training Specialist Heidi Kauppila. Fennovoima’s cooperation with educational institutions is focused on Northern Finland.
Pyhäjoki & Neighbourhood Recommendations08.12.2017 10:31
A house factory of Lehto Group in Oulainen, a neighboring municipality of Pyhäjoki, supplies the Hanhikivi 1 construction site with accommodation premises. The growth of the Lehto Group factory influences the entire town. Jarmo Soinsaari, the Oulainen town business and development manager, explains how the town plans to respond to the demand.
Project & Construction Site Recommendations08.12.2017 10:25
Lehto Group is the supplier of accommodation premises for more than a thousand employees at the Hanhikivi 1 construction site. The buildings will be assembled at the factory in Oulainen and transported as modules to Pyhäjoki.
Project & Construction Site Recommendations08.12.2017 10:15
Furniture store Nivalan Laatukaluste received its larger order ever from Lehto Group: more than a thousand beds and as many desks, chairs, and wardrobes. The Lehto Group Oulainen house factory ordered the furniture for the accommodation premises of the Hanhikivi 1 construction site from the furniture seller located in Nivala. Laatukaluste will deliver the furniture for the residential rooms and shared lounges, as well as the kitchen fixtures.
Project & Construction Site10.11.2017 13:10
The Finnish Tax Administration wants to ensure that the taxation of the companies and employees participating in the construction of Hanhikivi 1 will run according to plan. A smooth transition is important, because no one can enter the construction site without a tax identification number.
Project & Construction Site10.11.2017 12:10
Nothing good comes out if you hurry. This is something that Erkki Uusitalo, head of the Fennovoima nuclear power plant project electrical engineering unit, knows well. Careful planning and accurate reporting will make the construction phase of the nuclear power plant more clear-cut.
Nuclear Power & Climate Change Recommendations10.11.2017 11:14
Nuclear Power & Climate Change10.11.2017 10:55
Radioactivity, or ionizing radiation, is often seen as a central problem and risk of nuclear power. But we humans are, on average, poor at estimating and comparing risks. This is why it’s good to put the health effects of radiation, and especially radiation due to nuclear power, in proper context.
Project & Construction Site10.11.2017 10:49
The main attraction of the open house event was a guided bus tour of the Hanhikivi 1 construction site. Families with children were especially interested in the safety points of Fennovoima’s partners.
Pyhäjoki & Neighbourhood26.09.2017 09:00
Most popular Nuclear Power & Climate Change27.04.2017 14:15
There is no debate on the role of nuclear power in mitigating climate change in many countries across Europe and the OECD. It is categorically ignored. Yet evidence implies that we need more nuclear in the mix.
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Most popular Nuclear Power & Climate Change Recommendations22.02.2016 14:00
Most popular Nuclear Power & Climate Change Recommendations22.02.2016 13:49
We all are stars of yesterday. You and me both are made of matter that was created in ancient stars and supernovas. Carbon, and all heavier atoms, were created in these explosions which also spread them around the universe. Uranium, the mineral used as fuel in nuclear power reactors, is one of these.
Fenno People Most popular Recommendations22.02.2016 08:00
Fennovoima’s nuclear power plant will be built on the shore of the Bay of Bothnia on the Hanhikivi peninsula. Throughout the construction process, its impact on the diverse nature will be taken into consideration.