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03.01.2019

14.14 EET

Ready to run one of the world’s most efficient biomass-fired power plants

By operating one of the world’s largest and most efficient biomass-fired power plants, in England, Fortum eNext is not only implementing Fortum's strategy but is also taking the UK a step closer to its goal of obtaining 15% of its energy from renewable sources by 2020.

10.12.2018

14.02 EET

Fortum actively involved in COP24 in Katowice

The United Nations (UN) annual climate conference (COP) started in Katowice, Poland, on 3 December. Approximately 30,000 representatives of countries and international institutions, non-governmental organisations and businesses from all over the world will be debating on how to achieve the goals set in the 2015 Paris Agreement. Fortum is participating both in the conference programme and in World Climate Summit – Investment COP 2018, one of the largest business side events of COP24.

25.11.2018

12.18 EET

Fortum commits to produce carbon-neutral district heating in Espoo in the 2020s

Espoo, with 280,000 residents, is the second largest and one of the fastest growing cities in Finland. In 2017 the City of Espoo and Fortum signed an agreement to make Espoo's district heating carbon-neutral in the 2020s. Carbon-neutral heating is the single most important factor in reducing greenhouse gas emissions in Espoo.

20.11.2018

13.15 EET

A full-scale carbon capture and storage (CCS) project initiated in Norway

Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) is one of the most important technologies for combating climate change. Fortum's CCS project in Oslo can annually remove as much pollution from the atmosphere as that of 60,000 cars.

30.08.2018

09.57 EEST

The wind farm in Sortland, Norway, provides local revenue

Fortum's wind farm at Ånstadblåheia in Sortland, Norway, contributes to local jobs, tax revenue for the municipality and support for local measures.

12.07.2018

10.42 EEST

Clean energy and responsible nuclear waste management spanning 40+ years

Fortum’s Loviisa nuclear power plant has produced clean energy since 1977. We invest in the responsible management of all waste, and, in fact, our nuclear waste management processes are globally advanced.

10.07.2018

10.14 EEST

Environmental work is part of responsible hydropower production

Hydropower plays an important role in our journey towards a cleaner world. Solutions that are tailored to each water system to secure biodiversity are key in responsible hydropower operations.

19.06.2018

10.57 EEST

Towards a more efficient energy system by utilising waste heat

Fortum is the first in Finland to open its district heating network to all clean energy producers. By utilising waste heat we can together make the Finnish energy system more sustainable, more efficient and cleaner.

08.05.2018

09.56 EEST

A growing presence in Russia’s wind and solar power markets

Renewable energy plays a vital role in the change towards a cleaner world, and solar and wind in particular offer huge opportunities for growth. In Russia, our wind and solar power projects are helping to reshape the country’s energy system.

09.03.2018

14.52 EET

NGO cooperation in India

In December 2017 the 100-MW Pavagada solar plant was connected to the grid in India. Thousands of migrant workers from diverse backgrounds around the country, with different religions, cultures, ethnicities, language, food habits and social rituals were involved in the construction phase.

05.03.2018

12.14 EET

Recycling demolition material in Inkoo

In February 2018 the Finnish cargo ship Adele glides to the deep-water harbour in Inkoo, in southern Finland. In the past the ships brought coal from different parts of the world to fuel the big coal-fired power plant in Inkoo. Now, for the first time in its history, Fortum is sending scrap metal by ship to export markets in Europe.

01.11.2017

12.41 EET

Seminar on Nordic energy cooperation called for a deeper collaboration on many fronts

​On 31 October 2017, Fortum organized a seminar in Keilaniemi, Espoo, under the theme Nordic energy cooperation - Jorma Ollila's report and beyond.