Energy & Climate Change

What about the small reactors?

When people think of nuclear power, they usually think of enormous structures. Few know that there are much more small reactors around than there are big ones.

Pyhäjoki & Neighbourhood

Kuvanaiset entrepreneurs show their love of Pyhäjoki

Jaana Hämäläinen and Eila Kultala capture the scenery of the village of Pyhäjoki for posterity with the help of books and handicraft. Their company Kuvanaiset has made customized business gifts for Fennovoima.

Project & Construction Site

Project & Construction Site

Plots from Fennovoima business area now available for lease

The plots in the Fennovoima business area on the Hanhikivi peninsula are now available among the plots for sale in Pyhäjoki. The area has been designed for companies serving the Hanhikivi 1 project or its contractors.

Project & Construction Site

Excellent quality in the nuclear industry

Nuclear industry deliveries are the crown jewels in the reference list of SKM Service from Pattijoki, Finland. For the Hanhikivi 1 construction site, the company has delivered a pumping station.

Pyhäjoki & Neighbourhood

Pyhäjoki & Neighbourhood

Ollinmäki is coming together one plot at a time

The Ollinmäki business area close to downtown Pyhäjoki is a great area in many respects. The Hanhikivi 1 construction site and the growth potential of the region have attracted new companies to the area.

Pyhäjoki & Neighbourhood

What kind of businesses are needed in Pyhäjoki?

The Hanhikivi 1 construction site further boosts the business activities in Pyhäjoki. According to Toni Kippola, chairperson of the local entrepreneur association Pyhäjoen Yrittäjät, there are good opportunities for new entrepreneurs.

Pyhäjoki & Neighbourhood

Letkiä Cloth was born from the love of street dance

The eighties-style products are manufactured in Pyhäjoki, following strict ecological and ethical principles. Milja Salmela, the founder of the company, has also designed stakeholder gifts for Fennovoima.

Pyhäjoki & Neighbourhood

From excessive consumer to ethical entrepreneur

Niina Nuorala from Pyhäjoki is the founder of NIEKO, a company that manufactures durable consumer goods. The entrepreneur has also designed a recycling game.

Energy & Climate Change

Energy & Climate Change

Finland needs a lot of clean electricity

Electrification of transportation can add electricity demand equal to Hanhikivi 1 nuclear reactor’s annual production. Lowering our dependency on imports will also boost the need for clean electricity production.

Energy & Climate Change

Clean hydrogen with nuclear

Hydrogen is not just our most common element, but a potential way to store clean energy.

Energy & Climate Change

The role of nuclear power in a changing energy market

According to a persistent myth, nuclear power is only suitable for stable production of “baseload” electricity. However, nuclear power can also be used for load following, meaning it can react and adapt power output according to demand.

Energy & Climate Change

Climate change brought Rauli Partanen into the energy discussion

Rauli Partanen, an energy analyst and author, has noticed that supporters of nuclear power always come to the fore when there is public discussion about the topic. Partanen has been talking and writing about climate and energy for years.

Fenno People

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.

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...

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.