Sustainability News archive

Fortum plans to increase its hydro portfolio by 60% through the restructuring of TGC-1 – Subject to successful restructuring, Fortum ready to take a minority stake in the Finnish Fennovoima nuclear project
Fortum's Esa Hyvärinen at Finnish-Russian Energy Days: Heat reform will have a significant impact on the efficiency of Russia's energy markets
Fortum and St1 to start a pilot project for geothermal heat production in Espoo
Fortum signs an RD partnership agreement with Cleantech Invest
Fortum: Decisions by the European Council the right step towards a climate-neutral society
International recognition for Fortum's climate affairs
Fortum to continue its research investments in wave power technology development by acquiring a stake in Wello Oy
Fortum Energy Review: EU's competitiveness requires cost efficient climate and energy policies
Fortum’s President and CEO Tapio Kuula at Almedalen: EU’s competitiveness requires swift decisions about climate and energy policy
Fortum wins COGEN Europe Annual Recognition Award for its investments in highly efficient CHPs based on local fuels
Fortum’s Sustainability Report 2013 published – billions of euros in welfare for society
Fortum, UPM and Valmet are jointly developing technology to produce advanced biomass based fuels
Fortum’s Imatra hydropower plant on its way to again being the biggest in Finland – refurbishment to start in March
Fortum partners to develop wave power in the UK
Fortum: Commission’s proposal on EU climate policy is a step in the right direction but overlapping targets remain   

Fortum: Power plant tax would distort competition and would conflict with emissions targets
Fortum’s bio-oil plant commissioned in Joensuu - first of its kind in the world
Fortum inaugurates new waste-to-energy combined heat and power plant in Sweden
Christian Breyer is Finland's first Professor of Solar Economy
Fortum to supply nitrogen oxides reduction systems for power plants in Poland
Fortum to start supplying bio-oil to a local energy company
Fortum ranked at the top of the Nordic climate index
Fortum's new power plant Nyagan GRES inaugurated in Russia
Fortum wins award for R&D in sustainable bio-oil production
Fortum, DCNS, AW-Energy and Bretagne Region cooperate on wave power demonstration project in France
Fortum inaugurates the first large-scale biomass combined heat and power plant in Latvia
Fortum: ETS requires renovation urgently
Sweden hikes real-estate tax for hydropower considerably — Fortum filed a complaint to the European Commission on selective taxation
Fortum: The ETS requires an allowance supply adjustment mechanism
Fortum: Backloading to be implemented quickly
Fortum’s biofuel-fired CHP plant inaugurated in Järvenpää
Fortum launches solar power production in India by acquiring a 5-MW photo-voltaic solar power plant
Fortum to participate in a new bioenergy research programme in Finland and India
Fortum inaugurates the first waste-to-energy combined heat and power plant in the Baltics
European Parliament's backloading vote a disappointment for the climate
Fortum's Sustainability Report 2012 published   

Fortum to invest in a new biofuelled combined heat and power plant in Stockholm, Sweden
Fortum’s Sustainability Report 2011 wins the Corporate Responsibility Reporting competition
First emission reductions transferred from Russia for Fortum's use
Fortum at the top in the Nordic climate index
Market-driven energy solutions and predictable policy
Solar Economy professorship for Lappeenranta University of Technology, Fortum to support the start-up of operations
Fortum and Nissan in cooperation to install 50 quick chargers in the Nordic countries
Fortum's sustainability efforts recognised globally
Fortum and Sitra increased their contribution to wave energy technology 
Fortum’s Annual Report ranked number one in’s international evaluation 
Fortum joined Bettercoal initiative promoting improvements in coal mining 
Russia approves three Fortum power plant units as Joint Implementation projects 
Fortum and Nissan to co-operate in domestic charging services for electric cars in Estonia
Fortum’s Sustainability Report and online Annual Report for 2011 published
Fortum invests EUR 20 million to build the world's first industrial-scale integrated bio-oil plant
Safe and good production year at Fortum's Loviisa nuclear power plant

EU energy roadmap 2050 - Fortum highlights the role of CO2-free electricity in moving towards de-carbonisation and solar economy 
Safety on a good level at Loviisa power plant 
Fortum is moving from solar economy research to commercial development
Fortum and Seabased Ab to start construction of a wave power park in Sweden   
Fortum ranked best in the Nordic Climate Index    
Fortum and DCNS to develop wave power in France  
Anne Brunila: Fortum recognised as the leading utility in climate disclosure index globally    
Fortum invests in new biofuel-fired CHP plants in Järvenpää, Finland, and Jelgava, Latvia 
Fortum's and Metso's joint development work on oxyfuel combustion technology makes headway  
Fortum and Skellefteå Kraft will purchase 60 wind turbines from Nordex to Blaiken onshore wind farm  
New Fortum biomass-fired combined heat and power plant inaugurated in Pärnu, Estonia
Russia approved two Fortum Joint Implementation projects 

Fortum's climate reporting and performance ranked at the top in the Nordic countries
Sollentuna Energi plans participate in Fortum's new waste-fired combined heat and power plant in Sweden  
Fortum to build a new waste-fired unit for the Brista combined heat and power plant in Sweden 
Fortum receives international recognition for sustainability work   
Fortum to partner in one of Europe’s biggest onshore wind farm projects with 40% holding
Fortum to implement largest nitrogen oxides-reduction project at Polish power plants
Fortum joins the UN Global Compact initiative
Fortum records best-ever safety performance 
Fortum and Seabased Industry receive positive response from Swedish Energy Agency regarding investment grant for wave power project 
Fortum and the Chelyabinsk Region Administration initiate large-scale cooperation to improve energy efficiency