Nuclear Power & 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...

Nuclear Power & 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.

Project & Construction Site

Responsibly at the construction site

In addition to nuclear safety, occupational health and safety is one of the most important issues at the Hanhikivi 1 construction site. Construction site employee representatives Jouni Karekivi and Mikko Lehtelä also consider themselves attitude educators...

Fenno People

Positive energy

Jouni Takakarhu and Mikko Virtanen bring added strength to Fennovoima's Management Team. The appointments are part of the organizational change. 

Project & Construction Site

Project & Construction Site

Good work goes a long way

With offices in Oulu and Helsinki, digital marketing office Kuulu Oy has grown in a couple of years from a single-person firm to a company with customers all around Finland. Kuulu has also created video content for Fennovoima.

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...

Pyhäjoki & Neighbourhood

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.

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.

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...

Nuclear Power & Climate Change

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.

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.

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

Multicultural megaproject

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

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.