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.

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...

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.

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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.

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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.

Energy & 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.

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You cannot ski without snow

Fennovoima and the Finnish Ski Association want to protect Finland’s snowy winters. The partners will arrange family skiing events in Oulu and Pyhäjoki next March and April.

Energy & 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.

Energy & 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.

Energy & 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.