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How Fortum Recycling and Waste played a key role in removing contaminated soil from and restoring one of Stockholm’s most iconic and historic green spaces
With the partnership with Fortum, the aim for VOI is to further increase the sustainability of their operations and create more circular material streams. As part of the partnership, VOI will also power their scooters in the Nordics with 100% fossil free hydro power.
Depending on who you ask, Silicon Valley is where you either make or break your business idea. To me, it offered a unique opportunity to learn about the world’s largest startup scene and bring some of the most recent know-how from the US back to Finland.
In recent years, Rwanda has been one of the fastest growing economies in the East African Community, recognised by the World Economic Forum. It is also among the most stable countries in Central Africa. Along with growth comes the need for more energy, amongst other things.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Fortum's wind farm at Ånstadblåheia in Sortland, Norway, contributes to local jobs, tax revenue for the municipality and support for local measures.