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.

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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...

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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.

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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.

Energy & Climate Change

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.

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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.

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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.

Energy & Climate Change

The world urgently needs new nuclear power plants

According to the World Nuclear Association (WNA), a quarter of the world’s electricity needs to be produced by means of nuclear power in 30 years. The additional new nuclear power capacity required to accomplish this would be up to 1,000 gigawatts.

Energy & Climate Change

Why do we need different sources of electricity?

The demand for electricity varies widely at different times of the day and from one season to the next. It makes sense to use nuclear power to produce base load power that satisfies a steady basic demand. Load-following flexibly adjusts the supply to...

Energy & Climate Change

Will we run out of Uranium?

To mitigate climate change in a meaningful way, we would need to at least double the current nuclear power capacity in electricity production by 2050. In addition, we would need to decarbonize much of the heat and industrial process heat sectors, where...