Fenno People

My place: Pyhäjoki

Local towns and municipalities are getting ready for the influx of Fennovoima employees. Our video series describes what the everyday life of employees is like at the Hanhikivi 1 construction site, in Pyhäjoki, and in the neighboring areas.

Pyhäjoki & Neighbourhood

Five facts about Fennovoima's sponsorship

Fennovoima has been supporting local activities in Pyhäjoki and the neighboring areas for over a decade. The collaboration promotes hobbies and leisure activities, in particular.

Fenno People

University traineeship led to a job with Fennovoima

Fennovoima offers interesting job opportunities for students in institutes of higher education and people who are just starting with their careers. For Jesse Hakala and Tommi Kujala, a summer job and the writing of a thesis paved the way to a permanent...

Project & Construction Site

Looking at the entire lifecycle of a power plant

When the goal is a power plant that is ready for operation and safe, you must take into account its entire lifecycle already during the design phase. The Hanhikivi 1 project is guided by a long-term roadmap and clearly determined areas of responsibility.

Energy & Climate Change

The long, hard road of stopping climate change

Emissions need to stop increasing so that climate change will stop accelerating. What are all the steps we need to take to get atmospheric CO2 to safer levels?

Project & Construction Site

Project & Construction Site

Hanhikivi 1 project brings more work in the home region

When time working at an ore mine proved short, Veljekset Kellola Oy from Raahe expanded its excavating business to cover the whole of Finland. The Hanhikivi 1 project has provided the family-owned company work in its home region.

Project & Construction Site

Five interesting facts about the construction site open house event

The attendance record was broken yet again at the open house event of the Hanhikivi 1 project construction site. On a Saturday in September, 3,900 people visited the construction site. To celebrate the fifth open house event, we listed five facts about...

Pyhäjoki & Neighbourhood

Pyhäjoki & Neighbourhood

What does the future of the Oulu region look like?

In twenty to thirty years, the Oulu region will be more international. According to Jaakko Simonen, a researcher from the University of Oulu, technological competence and the availability of emission-free energy will attract investments to the area.

Pyhäjoki & Neighbourhood

Pirttikoski village trusts in the future

The residents of Pirttikoski village believe in doing things together and having good interpersonal relations. Communality creates a shared feeling that Pirttikoski is a good place to live and raise your children.

Pyhäjoki & Neighbourhood

Baker’s craft is alive and well in Pyhäjoki

Four generations of Pehkonens have been transporting freight in their family business. The entrepreneurs never plan to use robots in their bakery; their products will be handmade also in the future.

Energy & Climate Change

Energy & Climate Change

How much Finland needs electricity?

Our society uses electricity all the time. How should it be produced to ensure a reliable electricity supply for today and tomorrow?

Energy & Climate Change

When climate change ate your skiing track

Ismo Hämäläinen, new Executive Director of the Finnish Ski Association, believes in the future of snow sports – provided that expertise and the conditions are kept up to scratch.

Energy & Climate Change

At the heart of the network

It is possible that there has never been such a brisk leader in the nuclear industry. Marjut Vähänen, the new director of the FinNuclear Association, has three degrees and drives a red Jaguar. She encourages Finnish companies to take the plunge into the...

Energy & Climate Change

Do we only have a dozen years to stop climate change?

Climate-anxiety spreads, but are we too late to do anything? The numbers and trends regarding climate seem stark, even paralyzing, but the most important thing is to keep a cool head and act with purpose.

Fenno People

Fenno People

Master of Science in Engineering with three homes

Few Finns have homes in three places. Tiina Partanen was intrigued by the interesting job and unique project, and having several homes is convenient for both her work and the leisure arrangements of her entire family.

Fenno People

Hanhikivi 1: Towards a shared goal

Fennovoima’s international team comprises hundreds of experts. They all have the same goal: production of environmentally friendly, reliable, and steady electricity.

Fenno People

To Pyhäjoki to work

Fennovoima’s operations and employees will be transferred to Pyhäjoki in stages as the Hanhikivi 1 project proceeds. Most of the employees will come once the administration building is completed in 2021.