Project & Construction Site

Measures to slow down the spread of the coronavirus

Fennovoima has decided to restrict guests' access to its premises in both Helsinki and Pyhäjoki until further notice. Besides, the company is not organizing any visits to the Hanhikivi 1 construction site for now.

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.

Pyhäjoki & Neighbourhood

Green printing house turns 10 years old

Fennovoima's stakeholder magazine Fennonen is printed by Botnia Print in Kokkola, where sustainable development is both a fundamental value and a selling point.

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.

Project & Construction Site

Project & Construction Site

More Finns understand the benefits of nuclear power

More and more Finns see nuclear power as a sensible and sustainable option for securing energy production in Finland. According to Jussi Lehto, the President and CEO of Voimaosakeyhtiö SF, these are also the main arguments for the Hanhikivi 1 project.

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.

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.

Pyhäjoki & Neighbourhood

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.

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

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?

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...

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.

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.