"Local energy companies are needed to reach climate goals" 30.9.2019Local Power Finland and Geode organised a joint seminar in Brussels on the 25th of September 2019. The theme of the seminar was the role of local energy companies in the EU's energy transition.
Local Power Finland to organise a joint seminar with Geode in Brussels 9.9.2019Local Power Finland and Geode are organizing a joint seminar in Brussels on 25th of September. The theme of the seminar is the role of local energy companies in the energy transition.
Implementation of and deviation from the environmental objectives of water resources management 18.6.2019The fulfilment of the environmental objectives and the need for permit changes forcing further measures to be taken should always be considered case-specifically for each power plant permit. All water bodies and power plants are unique and setting common objectives for all would be unreasonable and ill-advised in view of the environment.
District heating is the solution for the future 12.4.2019The environmental benefits of district heating are indisputable. Back in the early days, the proliferation of district heating had a significant impact on the improvement of air quality in cities. Nowadays, district heating networks enable the effective reduction of carbon dioxide emissions.
Survey: Nine out of ten Finns would restrict telemarketing or ban it altogether 23.11.2018The majority of consumers see telemarketing as disruptive and would rather contact the seller on their own. Most would allow telemarketing only if the customer has consented to it.
Demand response - a solution to market turns? 6.7.2018Upheavals in electricity production force the operators in the field to consider new rules for the electricity market. Local Power’s Executive Director Toivo Hurme summarises the main points of what has been accomplished by the Smart Grid Working Group mapping the needs for change of the electricity market over the last two years.
No free lunches in small scale electricity production 22.3.2017Growth in small-scale production is good for the advancement of renewable energy and reliability of delivery. However, the task of network companies is to maintain the electricity network and guarantee the most secure delivery of electricity possible.
The promotion of the use of energy from renewable sources (renewable energy directive) 16.2.2017Promoting renewable energy in the way specified in the directive is ineffective in fighting climate change. Emissions could be reduced more efficiently by emissions trading alone. However, the field of emissions trading should be extended from the current and the emissions cap restricted.