Fenno People

Multicultural megaproject

In his work, Petter Härkönen, Fennovoima’s Senior Program Development Manager, is pleading the case of Finland and the environment.

Pyhäjoki & Neighbourhood

In deep water all year round

A voluntary search and rescue team searches for bodies of drowning victims in Finland. Fennovoima supports the operations of the search and rescue boat team from Lumijoki.

Nuclear Power & Climate Change

Renewable energy – a problematic buzzword?

Renewable energy is one of the most potent positive brands in the discussion about the environment and climate. It has become a problematic concept, however, because it has been used as a key term in policies related to climate change, for example.

Skiing

Whole family will ski at Pyhäjoki in March

A skiing event for the entire family will be arranged in downtown Pyhäjoki this March. At the event called Pyhäjoki Suxii, future stars of the Finnish youth U18 skiing team and local teams will also be featured.

Pyhäjoki & Neighbourhood

Pedigree cattle protects seashore nature

Hereford cattle are the most important employees of Rautala farm. Thanks to them there is now room for the endangered Primula cortusoides and nesting waterfowl among the willows in front of the Parhalahti nature conservation area.

Project & Construction Site

Project & Construction Site

Sustainable architecture on Hanhikivi peninsula

The Hanhikivi 1 construction project has taken yet another step forwards. Fennovoima will construct an administration building and a plant office in Hanhikivi peninsula. The buildings are designed by Virkkunen & Co Architects Ltd. The construction work is...

Project & Construction Site

Like a big village party

The attendance record was broken yet again at the fourth Hanhikivi 1 project open house event. On a Saturday in September, 3,400 people visited the construction site.

Project & Construction Site

We can achieve good results together

Finland needs more emission-free electricity. According the shareholders of Voimaosakeyhtiö SF, a main owner of Fennovoima, that is why Hanhikivi 1 project is so important for both its owners and for Finland. Fennonen interviewed three shareholders as...

Project & Construction Site

New study on positive effects of the large-scale project

The Hanhikivi 1 project will influence the Oulu region and the whole of Finland in a myriad of ways during its lifecycle, according to a study commissioned by the Council of Oulu Region and Raahe District Business Services.

Pyhäjoki & Neighbourhood

Pyhäjoki & Neighbourhood

Improving vitality

Pyhäjoki’s new economic development director Helena Illikainen sees development of the municipality’s vitality as teamwork where input is also needed from the residents.

Pyhäjoki & Neighbourhood

Ylivieska has a positive problem

When Maria Sorvisto left Ylivieska 15 years ago to study law, there were a little over 13,000 residents in the municipality. When she moved back with her family and started her work as the mayor late this summer, there were already more than 15,000...

Pyhäjoki & Neighbourhood

Out at sea despite the weather

The Raahe Maritime Rescue Association assists the maritime rescue operations of the Finnish Border Guard and also actively works with young people.

Pyhäjoki & Neighbourhood

From refugee to restaurant owner

The café-restaurant Rahlan celebrated its first year of operation in early summer. The workers at the Hanhikivi peninsula and local residents have already found their way to the restaurant.

Nuclear Power & Climate Change

Nuclear Power & Climate Change

Finland got new energy recommendations

According to the country report on Finland by the International Energy Agency (IEA) most of the energy consumed in Finland is produced with biofuels, nuclear power, or oil. The new report gives recommendations for the Finnish energy policy.

Nuclear Power & Climate Change

Making sense of nuclear energy discussion

What does the nuclear energy discussion look like when viewed from outside the nuclear industry? Rauli Partanen, an environmentalist and a long-time writer for Fennonen, shares his two cents on the challenges of nuclear communications.

Nuclear Power & Climate Change

Where is the European Energy Revolution?

Europe is the birth-place of the energy revolution. Except that so far, the revolution has mainly taken place in media headlines and political speeches.

Nuclear Power & Climate Change

Key part of the climate package

Nuclear power is integral in the fight against climate change, where each step to the right direction is necessary.

Fenno People

Fenno People

Minna Forsström jatkaa eteenpäin

Fennovoima’s project director Minna Forsström will move on to new challenges. Forsström leaves the company in good spirits. She does not want to talk about her next career step yet.

Fenno People

My place: Paavola

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

Fenno People

The usual story?

Fennonen has been renewed. Heidi Laikari, editor-in-chief, tells about the online magazine reform in her blog.

Fenno People

Maira Kettunen moves on after ten years at Fennovoima

After ten years at Fennovoima, Communications Director Maira Kettunen, has decided to move on to new challenges. She will leave the company at the end of September. It’s too early to talk about the next step in her career.