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?

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.

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.

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

Lively villages are a resource

There are a little over 3,100 residents in the municipality of Pyhäjoki. The parish village is divided into the southern Etelänkylä and the northern Pohjankylä. There are four villages in Pyhäjoki: Yppäri, Parhalahti, Pirttikoski, and Liminkakylä.

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

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.

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.