Energy & Climate Change

Energy & Climate Change

This is the plant type selected by Fennovoima

The AES-2006 plant selected by Fennovoima is a pressurized water reactor with an electric capacity of 1,200 megawatts. The AES-2006 is a VVER power plant developed by Rosatom.

Energy & Climate Change

Is nuclear power safe?

Safety at a nuclear power plant is a combination of hard work and technology. Technology is there to guide actions and make working easy. The rest depends on people.

Energy & Climate Change

A nuclear power plant is built with the environment in mind

Fennovoima’s nuclear power plant will be built on the shore of the Bay of Bothnia on the Hanhikivi peninsula. Throughout the construction process, its impact on the diverse nature will be taken into consideration.

Energy & Climate Change

The Ubiquitous Uranium

We all are stars of yesterday. You and me both are made of matter that was created in ancient stars and supernovas. Carbon, and all heavier atoms, were created in these explosions which also spread them around the universe. Uranium, the mineral used as...

Energy & Climate Change

The ABC of safety culture

Don’t assume, don’t guess—ask! There you have three important rules to remember when building a solid safety culture. Aviation and the nuclear industry have at least one thing in common - both have to have a high-level safety culture as their foundation.

Energy & Climate Change

The most advanced way to boil water

The basic idea of nuclear power is simple. It's boiling water. The current generation of light water reactors, and even more the new generations being built now, can be said to be the most advanced and safe ways to boil water to make electricity.